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D.M. Aderibigbe published in The Nation

D.M. “Dami” Aderibigbe (Poetry ’16) has just published his poem “Oedipus” in The Nation!  Congrats, Dami!  We also had the chance to ask the poet some questions, below: What was the process of writing this poem? By the way, I love the rhythmic repetition of “By that I mean.” The process for writing this poem was kind […]

Laura Marris’ upcoming readings

We’re so excited for Laura Marris (Poetry ’13) whose translations are forthcoming this fall!  Laura traveled to France on her Global Fellowship in 2013, where she translated a book by (and spent time with!) the Breton poet Paol Keineg.  Since then, she’s been hard at work on a few translations as well as her own poetry.  […]

Stacy Mattingly reading in New York

Stacy Mattingly (Fiction 2011) has been invited by the Elizabeth Kostova Foundation to read at the Bulgarian Consulate in New York!  The reading is part of their “Small Countries in Big Literatures” series.  Stacy will be reading from her recently completed novel Kata, which she says is set mostly in current-day Sarajevo and centers on a friendship […]

Tara Skurtu’s book available for pre-order!

We’re excited to share that Tara Skurtu’s book, The Amoeba Game, is available for pre-order!  It launches in London this week.  You can buy a copy here, and those who order this week will receive a discount. From the publisher: On a journey that begins in South Florida and ends up in Romania, the country of her family’s forgotten […]

Publication news and an interview with Dariel Suarez

We’re so proud of Dariel Suarez (Fiction 2012) who currently serves as the Head of Faculty & Curriculum at Grubstreet.  His short story “Mudface” was published in the Winter 2017 issue of The North American Review, and the opening story in his collection, titled “The Man From the Zoo,” is forthcoming in The Massachusetts Review.  In addition, Dariel’s […]

Start a charrette! Daphne Kalotay tells us how

In this last month of summer, we’re excited to feature a few blog posts about the writing life, alongside the usual publication announcements.  This essay by Daphne Kalotay (Fiction 1994) is about creating discussion groups that make for meaningful, stimulating, and rich conversations among writers, conversations that also seek to creatively address matters of craft.  Such groups are called charrettes, and […]

Ryan Wilson wins prize for first book, among other honors

We’re so proud to share this update from Ryan Wilson (Poetry ’08)! Ryan’s first book, The Stranger World, was awarded the 2017 Donald Justice Poetry Prize. The book is out in hardcover via Measure Press / West Chester University Poetry Center. Hearty congratulations, Ryan! In addition to his book, Ryan has had a slew of […]

The Borders Project in EuropeNow Journal

We’re excited to share that EuropeNow Journal will be featuring work by members of The Borders Project!  Co-founded by Stacy Mattingly (Fiction 2011), The Borders Project is a literary collaboration between the Sarajevo Writer’s Workshop and Atlanta’s Narrative Collective.  Over the next several months, you can read original poetry and prose by these eighteen writers and […]

Tara Skurtu publishes translations of Romanian poetry

For the June issue of Plume, Tara Skurtu (Poetry ’13) worked on a contemporary poetry feature with writer and translator MARGENTO.  Tara and MARGENTO each chose five poets to introduce and translate for the issue.  We’re proud to say that Tara originally went to Romania on her Robert Pinsky Global Fellowship, where she fell in love with […]

Caitlin Doyle Wins Prestigious Frost Farm Poetry Prize

Caitlin Doyle (Poetry ’08) has recently won the Frost Farm Poetry Prize!  Caitlin’s winning poem “Wish” was selected by contest judge Deborah Warren from a pool of over 750 entries, the largest in the competition’s history. About the poem, Warren says, “This poem is a masterpiece masquerading (with its incantatory beat and simple language) as a […]