Category: Alumni

Sarah Huener published in Journal of Compressed Creative Arts

Sarah Huener has recently published a poem, “Hunger,” in the Journal of Compressed Creative Arts!  Check it out here.  You’ll enjoy her striking use of enjambment. Congratulations, Sarah! Sarah Huener is a poet and musician from North Carolina. She studied poetry at UNC Chapel Hill, and recently received her MFA in Creative Writing from Boston University. This fall […]

Caitlin Doyle interviewed by the National YoungArts Foundation

Caitlin Doyle (poetry ’08) has been interviewed by the National YoungArts Foundation!  Among other things, the interview touches on Caitlin’s experience as the featured poetry alumna in this year’s Annual Faculty Reading and her experience in the BU MFA Program. Of the program, Caitlin says, “You work so hard in such a short period that […]

Luisa Caycedo-Kimura featured in local paper during writing residency

While in Minnesota on a John K. Walsh Residency Fellowship, Luisa Caycedo-Kimuara (poetry, ’13) was featured in the local paper, the Red Wing Republican Eagle! (She assures us that she hasn’t become a Republican, it’s just the name of the paper.) Unfortunately, there’s no link to the article, but you can take a look at […]

Tara Skurtu published in The Common

Tara Skurtu (poetry ’13) writes to us from Bucharest, Romania.  She’s just had two poems, “Richter Scale” (incidentally, about Bucharest) and “Bar Poem” published in The Common!  Tara also had the opportunity to read at an international poetry festival, “Poezia e la Bistrita” in Bistrita, Romania.  Check out the poster below. Congratulations, Tara, and best wishes […]

Sasenarine Persaud featured on the BBC

Whoa! We’re thrilled to learn that one of our alums, Sasenarine Persaud (Fiction ’06), was featured on the BBC!  Click here to listen to a short reading and interview. In addition, Sase’s poem, “Georgetown,” will be distributed on postcards during the Commonwealth Games. Congratulations, Sase! Sasenarine Persaud is the author of twelve books of fiction […]

Jordan Coriza published in the Chicago Quarterly Review

Excellent news for Jordan Coriza (fiction ’08), whose story, “Garcia and Sons,” has been published in the Chicago Quarterly Review! Jordan says: “García and Sons” is a story that came to me through the image of caskets floating down the streets of Buenos Aires during a flood. The protagonist, Agustín, is a boy that recurs in […]

Ryan Wilson’s translations published in Able Muse

Ryan Wilson (Poetry, ’08) has translations of two sonnets—one by Charles Baudelaire and the other by Lope de Vega—appearing in the new issue of Able Muse. The issue, devoted to poetry in translation, was guest-edited by Charles Martin, and includes translations by Willis Barnstone, Rachel Hadas, X.J. Kennedy, A.E. Stallings, and more. Here’s a link […]

Megan Collins published in Rattle and 3Elements Review

Wonderful news for Megan Collins (Poetry ’08)!  Megan’s stirring poem, “After the Memorial,” recently appeared in Rattle.  The poem was published as part of the Poets Respond project, in which poets respond to current events. Megan says: “I wrote this poem in response to a local tragedy in which a teenager, Austin Tautkus of Ellington, Connecticut, was killed in an ATV […]

Catherine F. Con published in HOOT Literary Review

Yay, that’s me!  It felt weird to write about myself in third person as I do for other alumni, so, here I am in first person.  I’ve just had a petite poem published in HOOT.  Check it out here.  It features an audio recording, and my dear friend Suze Vagt did an illustration. I received […]

Abriana Jetté featured in Stay Thirsty magazine

Check out this fantastic interview in Stay Thirsty magazine featuring BU poetry alum Abriana Jetté, where she talks about the BU Creative Writing Program, what it means to be an emerging poet, and how music and poetry influence each other. Abriana Jetté is an internationally published poet, essayist, and educator from Brooklyn, New York. Her work […]