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Nina Palisano finalist for Raynes Prize

Great news from Nina Palisano (poetry ’15) whose poetry has recently been published in a slew of places! “On Horror” appears in the Washington Square Review, “Dear Girl” in the Bellevue Literary Review, and “Letter After An Illness” in Winter Tangerine Review – all in the spring issues of these journals. In addition, Nina’s poem “Daniel Dreams” has been named a finalist for the […]

Tara Skurtu receives Fulbright, publishes new work

Exciting news from Tara Skurtu (poetry ’13), who has been awarded a Fulbright to Romania for the 2015-2016 academic year!  Tara will be reading her work at the International Poetry Festival in Sibiu, Romania this September with Robert Pinsky and Lloyd Schwartz (her former teachers!).  She’ll spend the rest of her time teaching ESL at the University of Transylvania in Brasov and […]

Sasenarine Persaud’s latest publications

We’re pleased to announce that Sasenarine Persaud’s (fiction ’06) essay, “Letter from Boston,” has been published in Wasafiri (London)!  Sase has also had five poems published in the online spring issue of Dasun (Malaysia).  In addition, the spring issue of Bostonia reviews the work of several BU MFA alums, including Sase’s latest book of poetry, Love in the Time of Technology, as […]

Mike Brokos published in Cimarron Review and Poet Lore

We’re happy to share Mike Brokos’ (poetry 2012) recent publications!   Mike has published two poems in the current issue of Cimarron Review (Winter 2015, “Indigenous” and “November View”) and another in the current issue of Poet Lore (Spring/Summer 2015,“The Leash”).         Here are some excerpts from his work: from “The Leash”: I’d […]

Shubha Sunder’s latest publications

                Great news from Shubha Sunder (fiction 2012), who has had not one, but two short stories published in journals recently!  “The Footbridge” appears in the winter issue of the Michigan Quarterly Review, and “Second Language” can be read online at The Bangalore Review. Congratulations, Shubha!  And we’re looking forward to reading […]

Jordan Zandi’s first poetry collection forthcoming in 2016

We’re excited to announce that Jordan Zandi’s (poetry 2010) first book of poems is forthcoming by Sarabande books next February!  You can read the title poem here.  Below, Jordan shares a bit about the making of Solarium. Many poems from Solarium – and, probably more importantly, the process by which I worked on them – took root in […]

Beth O’Sullivan published in Belle Reve Literary Journal

Terrific news from Beth O’Sullivan (fiction 1983), whose short story, “Swings,” was published in the Belle Reve Literary Journal.  You can read the full story here.  Beth studied fiction at BU with Leslie Epstein and Jayne Anne Phillips, who will be re-joining our faculty this fall as a Visiting Professor. Congratulations, Beth! Beth O’Sullivan studied writing with a fellowship […]

Kelly Morse’s translations in Asymptote and nonfiction in Vela Magazine

Kelly Morse (poetry ’12) returned last week from the Vermont Studio Center, where she was writing on a grant.  Here’s a photo of the view from her studio! We’re pleased to announce that two of the Vietnamese translations Kelly worked on in Rosanna Warren’s Translation Workshop have recently been published in Asymptote Journal. These are by contemporary […]

Stacy Mattingly Works with IWP and Caracas-Sarajevo Colleagues to Help Launch Narrative Witness

We’re so proud to be sharing the latest news from Stacy Mattingly (fiction ’11), who has been helping to spearhead the first Narrative Witness exchange through the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program (IWP). The exchange brings together writers and photographers in two cities for online workshops and collaboration; the initial pairing was Caracas, Venezuela, […]

Lisa Hiton nominated for Pushcart Prize

We’re pleased to announce that Lisa Hiton (Poetry 2011) has been nominated for a 2015 Pushcart Prize!  Visit Lisa’s website here, where you can take a look at her poetry and essay publications. Congratulations, Lisa! Lisa Hiton holds an M.F.A. in poetry from Boston University and an M.Ed. in Arts in Education from Harvard University. […]