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Publications Galore for Dariel Suarez

It’s been an impressively productive year for Dariel Suarez, whose fiction and poetry has been published or is forthcoming in a smattering of journals and other places! His short story, “Lemonade,” was published in Superstition Review this week. Another story, “Hope,” has been accepted for publication by Michigan Quarterly Review. It will appear this summer […]

Mimi Lipson’s story collection available on Amazon and in stores

Mimi Lipson’s book of short stories, The Cloud of Unknowing, is now available on Amazon and in select bookstores nationwide. Hurrah! Published by Yeti Publishing, the book has received enthusiastic reviews from Sigrid Nunez and Ha Jin, among others. Read an interview with Mimi here, and be sure to check out the stories, which Sigrid […]

Luisa Caycedo-Kimura receives John K. Walsh Residency Fellowship

We’re so happy to learn that Luisa Caycedo-Kimura, a poet from the 2012-2013 class, has recently been chosen to be the 2014 John K. Walsh Residency Fellow!  She’ll receive a one-month artist residency at the Anderson Center in Red Wing, Minnesota, as well as a travel stipend. About her path as a writer, Luisa says, […]

Sarah Huener Published in Four Way Review

It is time, you said, then extended your hands, the rabbit unfolding slowly from your chest, trembling. Bravo to BU poet Sarah Huener, whose poem, “The Rabbit,” was published in Four Way Review‘s spring issue.  Congratulations, Sarah! Sarah Huener is a poet and musician from North Carolina. She studied poetry at UNC Chapel Hill, and […]

Poets Who Sound Like Spring

Three BU poetry alums–Natasha Hakimi, Mike Brokos, and Sophie Grimes–have been featured in Stay Thirsty magazine!  The quarterly column was written by Abriana Jette, who is a BU alum herself.  Congrats, poets!  

Laura Marris published in Meridian

  Laura Marris, a lecturer in poetry at BU, has recently published a review-essay in Meridian on Frank Bidart and his book Metaphysical Dog. From the essay: “The greater the distance between the artist and the illusion he or she wishes to create, the more poignant the desire to make art. Much of Frank Bidart’s work engages with […]

Anthony Wallace’s novel named finalist for PEN/Hemingway Award

Fantastic news for Anthony (Tony) Wallace, whose novel The Old Priest has been named a finalist for the 2014 PEN/ Hemingway Award!  What a great honor.  We at Creative Writing are proud and impressed! Tony in The Times. As a finalist, Tony will attend the awards ceremony at the Kennedy Library on April 6 and also get a […]

World Poetry Day

                        Hello all! Today is World Poetry Day, and pretty soon I’m headed to hear some at the Breakwater Reading Series.  So come join us, or at least put a poem in your pocket. Some links from around the web on this sunny Friday: […]

Happy Friday from BU Creative Writing

Hello all! Hope your spring breaks have been lovely.  Despite campus being pretty quiet, we kept busy here in CW preparing for the upcoming Annual Faculty Reading and Global Fellowship voyages.  I also had a chance to go to PoemJazz, Literary Jeopardy/a Steve Almond reading, a Ulysses discussion group, and two live comedy shows. Whew!  […]

PoemJazz in the Boston Globe

Here‘s an article about last night’s PoemJazz in the Globe.  I loved what Robert Pinsky was saying about how music, dance, and poetry are really one and the same.  Did you go?  We’d love to hear your thoughts.  Leave a comment below! Thanks to everyone who came and/or helped out at this fantastic event.  (Poster created […]