Monthly Archives: April 2013

Patricia Park in The Guardian–again!

Patricia Park has written another thoughtful piece for The Guardian, this time focusing on second and third generation Americans and the assumption that, for them, somewhere else is “home.” You can read the article online here. Patricia Park (Fiction 2009) teaches writing at Boston University and is at work on a modern day rewrite of […]

Tara Skurtu is one of Lloyd Schwartz’s 6 Favorite New Poets

Lloyd Schwartz, a poet and professor of English at the University of Massachusetts Boston, and a a regular commentator for NPR’s “Fresh Air,” has just named six of his favorite new poets. We are proud to report that one of the six is our own Tara Skurtu, who is currently studying with Robert Pinsky and […]

Writers at the Black Box, Tuesday April 16

Boston alumni and friends, please join us this Tuesday night for the year’s first installment of Writers at the Black Box, our student-run reading series. Readers will include Stephanie Brownell (Playwriting 2013), Danyele Brickner (Playwriting 2013), Margot Miller (Fiction 2013), Sara Rivera (Poet 2013), and the alumna Lisa Hiton (Poetry 2011). The reading is open […]

The Annual Faculty Reading is on Youtube!

In case you missed it live…

An interview with Ani Gjika

Today we’re happy to share a lovely Pif Magazine article in which our alumna Ani Gjika (Poetry 2010) is interviewed by Derek Alger. In the interview, Ani says the following about her experience at BU: “For the first time in my life I was workshopping poems in a group of highly talented people. I felt […]