Monthly Archives: August 2012

Kelly Morse nominated for anthology

Keep your fingers crossed for Kelly Morse (Poetry 2012, who is about to depart for Vietnam as a Robert Pinsky Global Fellow)–her poem “How To Drink Beer In Saigon” has been nominated to be included in Side B Magazine‘s Best Indie Lit New England Anthology!

Writers’ Guild of America award for Zayd Dohrn

Belated news (we apologize!) about Zayd Dohrn (Playwriting 2000): He has won the Writers’ Guild of America East’s Pilot Competition and had a reading of his TV Pilot “Brawler” performed in New York in May 2012. Recently Zayd and his wife, our own Rachel DeWoskin (Poetry 2000), headlined 826michigan‘s Storymakers Dinner in Ann Arbor.  

Rachel DeWoskin news

Rachel DeWoskin (Poetry 2000), author of the novel Big Girl Small, has recently sold her first YA novel, BLIND, in a two-book deal, to Viking Children’s Books. Congratulations, Rachel! BLIND, which is set for fall 2013, follows a blind 15-year-old girl whose small town is rocked after a local teenager is abducted, then murdered. Rachel’s bestselling […]

Jessica Lott’s new novel

We’re pleased to announce that Jessica Lott (Fiction 2004)’s novel THE REST OF US will be published by Simon & Schuster in the summer 2013. Jessica won the Florence Engel Randall Graduate Fiction Award at Boston University and has an MA in English Literature from Washington University in St. Louis (2002). Her first book, the novella Osin (that she […]

A debut novel deal for Kimberly Elkins

We are very excited to report that Kimberly Elkins (Fiction 2010)’s novel, “What Is Visible,” which she worked on while at BU, has been sold to Grand Central Publishing, a division of Little, Brown. A chapter from the novel, “The Letter,” is the runner-up for the Nelson Algren Award and will be published shortly in […]