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Laura Marris’ latest publications

We’re happy to share that Laura Marris (Poetry ’13) has published a slew of poems recently!  “Moon Man” and “Prognosis” appear with audio recordings in The Cortland Review, and “Threshold” and “Choose Your Own Adventure” are in Prelude.   Laura has also published a thought-provoking piece on Adam Kirsch’s book Emblems of the Passing World in The Common. […]

Dariel Suarez’s short fiction to be taught at Brown

Exciting news from Dariel Suarez (Fiction 2012): One of Dariel’s stories, “Marching Men,” is being taught at Brown University this semester through the Latina/o Studies Department! Dariel wrote and workshopped “Marching Men” in Leslie Epstein’s class here at BU. The story was published in Prairie Schooner‘s summer 2014 issue. In addition, Dariel has been invited to speak […]

Tara Skurtu is guest author on The Best American Poetry Blog

Wonderful news from Tara Skurtu (Poetry ’13)! Tara has been featured as the guest author on The Best American Poetry Blog. Her conversational and thought-provoking series of posts cover a variety of topics, including teaching writing, fear and writing, and growing to love poetry (again). One of the posts features the BU Prison Education Program, where Tara […]

Dammy Aderibigbe publishes chapbook

Michael “Dammy” Aderibigbe (Poetry ’16) has just published his chapbook, In Praise of Our Absent Father, with Akashik Books! About Dammy, Tsitsi Jaji says, “Here is a poet whose vision and empathy reach into the intimate corners of family history, bearing witness to generations of tenderness, violence, generosity, survival and imagination with rare precision.” You can purchase a copy by […]

Emma Duffy-Comparone published in NER and The Sun

We’re excited to share that Emma Duffy-Comparone has recently published two short stories!  “The Devil’s Triangle” appears in the current issue of New England Review and “Plagiarism” is in the November 2015 issue of The Sun.  We’re also happy to welcome Emma back to BU as  our instructor of Fiction Writing at MET College next semester. Congratulations, Emma! Emma Duffy-Comparone’s […]

Shubha Sunder Wins Crazyhorse Fiction Prize

We’re happy to announce that Shubha Sunder (Fiction 2012) has won the 2015 Crazyhorse Fiction Prize for her short story!  She began writing the story, “Jungleman,” while in Leslie Epstein’s fiction workshop here at BU.  It was released in Crazyhorse just this week.  You can read an interview with Shubha on the Crazyhorse blog, here. Congratulations, […]

Tara Skurtu to read in Literary Death Match

Fun recent news from poet and world traveler Tara Skurtu (Poetry 2013), who is currently on a Fulbright in Romania!  Tara has been invited to read at the 8th International Festival of Literature in Bucharest (FILB), one of Romania’s most celebrated literary festivals, and will be participating in a fast and exciting Literary Death Match. Adrian Todd Zuniga, the creator of Literary […]

Dammy Aderibigbe’s poem in RATTLE

We’re pleased to announce that Michael “Dammy” Aderibigbe’s poem “The Origin of Kindness” is forthcoming in RATTLE issue 50!  Dammy is currently in the MFA program for poetry at Boston University, where he studies with Robert Pinsky and Karl Kirchwey. Congrats, Dammy! D.M. Aderibigbe is from Nigeria. His chapbook, In Praise of Our Absent Father, is an […]

Lisa Hiton published in Word Riot

Lisa Hiton (Poetry 2011) has published two poems on Word Riot, which you can read and listen to here! Lisa’s poem “Dream of My Father’s Shiva, McCoy Park, 1976” is read by poet Richie Hofmann, who holds a BA from BU.  Richie recently published his first book of poetry.  At BU, he studied with Rosanna Warren. Congratulations, Lisa and […]

Micah Nathan in the Paris Review and Glimmer Train

We’re excited to share that an excerpt from Micah Nathan’s (Fiction 2010) novel In Search of Absolutely Nothing is forthcoming in Glimmer Train‘s latest issue!  In addition, Micah recently published this entertaining piece on Satanism and growing up in the suburbs of Los Angeles in the Paris Review‘s Halloween edition. Congrats, Micah! Micah Nathan has written several novels, […]