Community News & Updates March 2022

ANNOUNCEMENTS SleuthFest 2022 The 2022 SleuthFest mystery writing conference is sponsored by The Florida Chapter of the Mystery Writers of America and is back in person this year from July 7-10. Registration opened February 1st, 2022, and the early registration price ends on April 30th. Panelists and presenters will be eligible for the discounted registration …

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Community News & Updates September 2016

ALUMS The paperback edition of Elisabeth Tova Bailey’s (Creative Nonfiction, S‘15) book, The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating, launches September 6th. Karen Bovenmyer (Popular Fiction, S’13) has been selected as the 2016 recipient of the Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Scholarship ($2500 professional development funds) by the Horror Writers Association. She owes her Stonecoast mentors and classmates so very much …

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Community News & Updates September 2015

ALUMNI Quenton Baker's (Poetry, S'12) first chapbook, Diglossic in the Second America, is now available from Punch Press. You can hear him read two of the poems in recent radio segment with Washington State poet laureate Elizabeth Austen. Sheila Boneham (Creative Nonfiction/Cross Genre, S'13) has been honored with a 2015-16 fellowship from the North Carolina Arts Council to support creation of new work. In …

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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 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 February 2015

ALUMNI Eric M. Bosarge (Popular Fiction, W'12) is happy to announce that Medallion Press has acquired his novel The Time Train. It will be released in 2016. Jennifer Marie Brissett's (Popular Fiction S'11) debut novel Elysium has been listed as a Locus New and Notable Book and also has been nominated for the 2014 Philip K. Dick Award. She will be …

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Community News & Updates December 2014

ALUMNI Karen Bovenmyer (Popular Fiction, S’13) is thrilled to announce her space zombies story "Failsafe" (The Crimson Pact Volume 5, Iron Dragon Press, July 2013) has been listed by Ellen Datlow as an honorable mention for Year’s Best Horror 2013. This was the story she read from for her graduate reading. Note, you’ll see other Stonecoast names on …

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Community News & Updates October 2014

STONECOAST IN IRELAND Ted Deppe and Jeanne Marie Beaumont will be the faculty for the Stonecoast in Ireland residency in beautiful Dingle, County Kerry, next summer.  The residency will take place from 8 July to 15 July 2015.  An invitation to apply will be sent out to all students on 1 November 2014 and applications will be accepted …

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Community News & Updates August 2014

Those in the Stonecoast community who'd like to send a message of support to alum Beth Wilkins Lombardo (Fiction) as she deals with a serious health issue are invited to join the crowd of well-wishers at CaringBridge. Financial donations are being accepted here. ALUMNI Sheila Boneham (Creative Nonfiction / Cross Genre, S’13) has won Prime Number …

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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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