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Tara Skurtu publishes chapbook

More good news from poetry alum ’13 Tara Skurtu!  Eyewear Publishing is publishing her chapbook, Skurtu, Romania, a collection of poems she wrote from her experience in Romania during her Robert Pinsky Global Fellowship. The book launch is tonight in London, 7 Pm at Koppell Gallery! The book is also appearing simultaneously in Romanian through Editura Charmides, translated by Radu Vancu. From the […]

Tara Skurtu’s book to be published by Eyewear Publishing

We’re so excited to announce that Tara Skurtu’s book, The Amoeba Game, has been acquired by Eyewear Publishing!  It will be released in the fall of 2017.  In addition, the Romanian translation by Romanian poet Radu Vancu will be released this fall by Charmides. Tara (Poetry ’13) traveled to Romania on a Fulbright last academic year, and the Fulbright […]

Sarah Huener wins Randall Jarrell Poetry Prize

Sarah Huener (Poetry ’13) has won the Randall Jarrell Poetry Prize!  She wrote the prize-winning poem, “To Pluto,” while in the MFA program at BU.  The competition is held annually by StorySouth and was judged by poet Sarah Rose Nordgren this year. From the poem: It was only afterward we found our figures false, learned we had […]

Dammy Aderibigbe interviewed in Prairie Schooner

We’re excited to share this interview with D.M. “Dammy” Aderibigbe (Poetry ’16), which appeared in Prairie Schooner this week!  Dammy recently published his chapbook, In Praise of Our Absent Father, and it was selected for the APBF New Generation African Poets Chapbook Series. From the interview: “…I had left my Nigeria and been to Morocco, Mexico, Barbados and of […]

Caitlin Doyle Featured on the PBS NewsHour Poetry Series

We’re pleased to share that Caitlin Doyle (Poetry ’08) has been featured on the PBS NewsHour Poetry Series!  PBS spoke with Caitlin about how she started writing, her thoughts on form and sound in poetry, and the history of the bikini. The feature highlights her poem “A Brief History of the Bikini” and includes a recording of […]

Lisa Hiton published in Vinyl, semi-finalist for Pamet River Prize

We’re delighted to share that Lisa Hiton has recently published her gorgeous poem “Dream of My Father’s Shiva, Atlantis, 1450/3074″ in Vinyl!  In addition, Lisa was a semi-finalist for the Pamet River Prize with YesYes Books, an annual contest for full-length books of poetry or prose. Congratulations, Lisa! Lisa Hiton holds an M.F.A. in poetry from Boston […]

Stacy Mattingly publishes essay in Asymptote

We’re excited to share this piece in Asymptote by Stacy Mattingly (Fiction 2011)! The Sarajevo Writers’ Workshop and Atlanta’s Narrative Collective (which Stacy founded and co-founded, respectively) came together last fall to form The Borders Project.  In this essay, Stacy follows the Project to their first-ever reading, which took place in Atlanta last May.  A multi-genre literary collaboration, The […]

Isadora Beeler Deese to publish debut science fiction YA novel

Isadora Beeler Deese, Playwriting ’94, announces the publication of her debut science fiction Young Adult novel, Right of Capture, by Pelekinesis Press on October 15, 2016. The adventure follows an epic sibling rivalry that coincides with a brutal race among global contenders to own the world-changing resource buried deep inside the teens. It is the […]

Caroline Woods’s debut novel to be published by Tyrus Books

We’re thrilled to announce that Caroline Woods’s debut novel, Fräulein M., will be published by Tyrus Books (F+W Media) on January 1, 2017!  The novel explores the fates and family secrets of orphaned sisters propelled to opposite sides of seedy and splendid Weimar Berlin, one swept up in cabaret culture, the other in Hitler Youth. […]

Dariel Suarez’s latest publications

We’re very pleased to share Dariel Suarez’s recent fiction publications!  The title story of his collection, which Dariel says got him into BU’s MFA program, has just been published by The Florida Review. Here’s a link to the issue, where you can read an excerpt of his story “A Kind of Solitude.” Dariel’s short story “The Comforter,” […]