Monthly Archives: January 2012

“An Evening of POEMJAZZ” with Robert Pinsky and Laurence Hobgood: February 24

Boston area poetry and jazz fans–Robert Pinsky, BU Creative Writing Professor and former U.S. Poet Laureate, will be performing with Grammy-winning jazz pianist Laurence Hobgood on Friday, February 24 at the Regattabar, the Charles Hotel, Cambridge. POEMJAZZ is “a conversation between the sounds of poetry and music.”  Reserved seat tickets can be purchased online at or […]

Alessandra Gelmi update

Alessandra Gelmi (Poetry 1999) recently interviewed the new Foreign Minister of Italy, Guilio Terzi di Sant’ Agata, for The Epoch Times. Concomitantly she was invited to speak at the home of the President of the Dartmouth Club of Washington, DC for Dartmouth Alumni. Alessandra’s fiction has been published in “Amazing Graces–An Anthology of Washington Women […]

Rosanna Warren in the New Yorker

Rosanna Warren, one of our MFA in Poetry faculty members and the Emma MacLachlan Metcalf Professor of the Humanities, a University Professor and Professor of English and Romance Studies, was published in the January 9, 2012 issue of the New Yorker. Her poem, “Glaucoma,” is available for subscribers to read online. Rosanna’s latest book of poetry, Ghost […]

New publications and grants for Caitlin Doyle

The wonderful Caitlin Doyle (Poetry 2008) was the featured alumna reader at the November 2011 Writers at the Black Box, a reading series hosted by our MFA in Creative Writing students, and she’s starting 2012 off with a bang. Caitlin has been awarded two recent grants through national fellowship competitions in the literary arts: a […]

A wealth of alumni news!

Happy new year! We’re starting 2012 off right, with a long list of good news from our alumni. Micah Nathan (Fiction 2010)’s collection of short stories (and a novella) will be released by One Peace Books in June 2012. The short stories are from the MFA year, and the novella was pre-existing. The title is Jack […]