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 March 2017

2017 STONECOAST ALUMNI REUNION The submission deadline for readers and presenters for the 2017 Stonecoast Alumni Reunion has been extended to March 15th! Stonecoast celebrates our 15th anniversary this July residency with an alumni reunion July 14th-17th. Readers will be chosen by a small committee through a blind submission process, and will be featured in the residency-wide evening …

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Community News & Updates November 2016

ALUMS Karen Bovenmyer (Popular Fiction, S’13) is proud to have been part of the “Fantasy of the American Heartland” (with Rob Howell, Lynne Cantwell, Gary K. Wolfe, and Stephanie Loree) and "Shirley at 100: Marking the Shirley Jackson Centennial” (with Eileen Gunn, Peter Straub, Gordon Van Gelder, and Stephanie Feldman) panels at the World Fantasy Convention October …

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Community News & Updates May 2016

ALUMS Karen Bovenmyer (Popular Fiction, S’13) has 7 pieces of exciting news this month. Her new short story "Snow as White as Skin as White as Snow” has been accepted into fellow alumni Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam’s Art & Words Show---Karen is so very excited to participate in the show again!!!! Also, Karen’s haunted house flash “So Normal and Unwritten” (reprint) is …

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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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Community News & Updates January 2014

ALUMNI The Young Adult novel Being Henry David by Cal Armistead (Fiction, W'07) has been listed among the "Best Young Adult Novels of 2013" by Kirkus Reviews, Mashable, and Buzzfeed. Michael Beeman (Fiction, S'09) was thrilled to receive the Sewanee Review's 2013 Andrew Nelston Lytle Fiction Prize for his story "The Sleeping Santas" (written in his …

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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 August 2013

Congratulations to the Stonecoast Summer 2013 graduates: Katie Bickham, Sheila Boneham, Karen Bovenmyer, Katie Crumpton, Heather Ann Cyr, Kerri Dieffenwierth, Katrina Ellyson, Kelli Faherty, Edward Ferrara, Karla Michelle Fossett, Yvonne (Rooze) Garcia, Alexandria Giardino, Terri Glass, Penny Guisinger, Andrew Heckler, Sarah Steinberg Heller, Michael L. Joy, Thomas Morrissey, Casey Moynihan, Meaghan Reynolds, Katherine Sargent, Chuck Smithson, …

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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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