Monthly Archives: October 2013

Ani Gjika’s poetry in Fishouse

A number of poems by Ani Gjika (Poetry 2010) have just been featured on, an online audio archive of emerging poets. Her translations will also appear there, under this page, sometime in the next few days. Congratulations, Ani! Fishouse also features an audio question-and-answer section with Ani. In one of the questions for the […]

New publications for Leah Griesmann

Leah Griesmann (Fiction 2005) spent the summer in Berlin, Germany, where she received a DAAD grant in fiction to research her next writing project. DAAD, the German Academic Exchange Service, is the German national agency for the support of international academic cooperation. Leah’s story “Stardust” is forthcoming in PEN Center USA’s The Rattling Wall. She […]

Tonight: Writers at the Black Box

Please join our MFA students for the first Black Box reading of the year, tonight at 7pm at the Dugout! The Black Box series is a student-run reading series, sponsored by the Creative Writing MFA students.

Abriana Jetté features three more BU poets on StayThirsty

Abriana Jetté (Poetry 2012) has posted a second installment of “Emerging Poets” on, featuring three BU MFA alumni: Megan Fernandes (Poetry 2012), Lisa Hiton (Poetry 2011), and Rebekah Stout (Poetry 2010). The article also features Jonathan Escoffery, who teaches Creative Writing at the University of Minnesota. To read Abriana’s essay, visit Abriana Jetté […]

Tara Skurtu invited to read at the University of Transylvania

More good news from our Global Fellow in Romania, Tara Skurtu (Poetry 2013). Tara has been invited by the Romanian poet Andrei Bodiu to read poetry and discuss creative writing with students at the University of Transylvania in Brasov today, Monday, October 7th. Congratulations, Tara! Tara Skurtu (Poetry 2013)’s poems appear in Poetry Review, Hanging […]