Community News & Updates July 2020

FACULTY John Florio (Creative Nonfiction, Popular Fiction, Writing for Social Change) wrote his latest piece on sports and civil rights for The Nation: “When the KKK Played Against an All-Black Baseball Team.” His next book will be for young adults and is slated for release in 2021. Doomed: The Tragic Story of Sacco & Vanzetti tells the controversial story of …

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Community News & Updates January 2019

ANNOUNCEMENTS The Task Before Us: Writing Truth to Power Stonecoast MFA invites you to join Pulitzer Prize finalist Martín Espada (Poetry, Writing for Social Change) and award-winning writer Cheryl Clarke for an interactive discussion interrogating the intersection of creative writing and participatory democracy. Join us at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, January 18th, at the Harraseeket Inn in Freeport, …

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Community News & Updates January 2016

ALUMS Elisabeth Tova Bailey (Creative Nonfiction, S'15) received a 2016 National Endowment of the Arts fellowship. There were 1,763 submissions this year and 37 fellowships awarded. NEA press release can be viewed here. Sheila Boneham (Creative Nonfiction/Cross Genre, S'13) is delighted to share that Catwalk, the third book in her Animals in Focus Mystery series from Midnight Ink, …

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Community News & Updates July 2015

ALUMNI Karen Bovenmyer (Popular Fiction, S'13) could not be more thrilled to have two poems “Cadaver Feet” and “Little Bone Robot Boy” appearing in Meercat Press’s My Cruel Invention poetry anthology. “Cadaver Feet” was written for Bonnie Stufflebeam’s Art & Words show and a wonderful painting of the same name was created by Antonio Lanza to match it---both of which Karen included …

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Community News & Updates February 2014

ALUMNI Libby Cudmore (Popular Fiction, S'10) is thrilled to announce that she has accepted an offer of reprsentation from Jim McCarthy of Dystel & Goderich Literary Management. Anthony D'Aries (Creative Nonfiction, W'09) was recently interviewed by Mason's Road, Fairfield MFA's literary journal. He was also invited to present at Embry-Riddle University's President's Speaker Series on …

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Community News & Updates November 2013

The first issue of Stonecoast Review, Stonecoast MFA's new literary publication, has just been released. You can read the issue here or purchase the issue here. About Stonecoast Review: The Stonecoast Review is an online literary journal edited by students in the Stonecoast MFA Program in Creative Writing. We are inspired by the Stonecoast program’s goals: …

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Community News & Updates March 2013

ALUMNI NEWS Cal Armistead's (Fiction, W'07) debut young adult novel, Being Henry David, was released three weeks ahead of its March 1 release date by Albert Whitman Teen. It has received favorable reviews, including a starred review in Kirkus Reviews, and has already sold out is first printing! Luckily, a second printing is underway. Kathy …

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Community News & Updates February 2013

ALUMNI NEWS Cal Armistead's (Fiction, W'07) debut young adult novel, Being Henry David, will be released by Albert Whitman & Co. on March 1, 2013. Cal's novel has already received a starred Kirkus review! For more, see http://www.calarmistead.com. Eric's Hysterics is proud to present Love Hurts, an anthology edited by Eric M. Bosarge (Popular Fiction, W'12) …

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