Community News & Updates January 2020

HAPPY NEW YEAR! ANNOUNCEMENTS News from Stonecoast Join the Stonecoast MFA community for a week of inspiring readings and discussions with Stonecoast’s award-winning faculty and guest writers, January 10-13th and 15-18th at the historic Harraseeket Inn in downtown Freeport, Maine. The weeklong series includes flash faculty and guest readings, a conversation on the possibilities and …

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Community News & Updates November 2018

ALUMS Edible Queens, one of 85 "Edible" magazines across the US and Canada, has made Jillian Abbott’s (Fiction, S’04) popular (almost 16K followers) Instagram blog into a column. The blog explores migration, memory, and what the Welsh call Hiraeth, which means “homesickness for a home to which you cannot return, a home which maybe never was; the …

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Community News & Updates June 2015

ALUMNI Karen Bovenmyer's (Popular Fiction, S'13) drabble about an unfortunate house cat entitled "What Dolls Eat" will appear in The Were-Traveler in late May/early June. She is most pleased the editor called it "damn creepy" in her acceptance letter. Jennifer Marie Brissett (Popular Fiction, S'11) published a short story "A Song For You" on Motherboard themed from the Donny Hathaway …

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Community News & Updates May 2015

Stonecoast in Ireland Stonecoast in Ireland will host its 20th residency in January 2016. Information and applications are available from Ted Deppe at theodore.deppe@maine.edu. The deadline for applying is 14 May 2015. Alumni Sheila Boneham (Creative Nonfiction/Cross Genre, S’13) is honored to have learned that guest editor Rebecca Skloot has selected Sheila's essay "A Question of …

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Community News & Updates April 2014

ALUMNI NEWS Katie Bickham's (Poetry, S'13) first book of poems, The Belle Mar, won the Lena-Miles Wever Todd Competition and will be coming out in April 2015 through Pleiades and LSU Press. The prize also includes $2000. Sheila Boneham (Creative Nonfiction/Cross Genre, S'13) was writing on trains before it was cool and had two related …

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