Category: Poetry Publications

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Natasha Hakimi Zapata launches poetry series for Truthdig

Poetry alum Natasha Hakimi Zapata (MFA ’12) has just launched the poetry section of the award-winning news website, Truthdig!  Read the first poem here, and submit here. Congrats, Natasha, and we’re looking forward to seeing more poems in Truthdig soon! Natasha Hakimi Zapata is an Assistant Editor at the Webby Award-winning web site, Truthdig, as […]

Renee Emerson’s book a finalist for 2014 Julie Suk Award

We’re excited to announce that Renee Emerson’s book, Keeping Me Still, is a finalist for the 2014 Jacar Press Julie Suk Award!  The award is given for the best poetry book published by an independent press.  This exquisite collection–some of which we had the pleasure of hearing at the Lowell Reading last fall–is full of tender and unexpected […]

Lisa Hiton published in The Literary Review

We’re thrilled to see that Lisa Hiton’s poem, “Reaction Wood,” has been published in a special issue of The Literary Review!  The issue focuses on women’s studies, and editor Minna Proctor describes the work in it as “entirely exploratory, wildly diverse, gleefully inconclusive.”  Hearty congrats, Lisa! Lisa Hiton holds an M.F.A. in poetry from Boston University and […]

Tara Skurtu published in Paper Darts

Tara Skurtu (Poetry ’13) has had two poems published in Paper Darts: “Operating System” and “Feeding Time.”  Both are single-sentence gems full of energy!  Be sure to also browse Paper Darts, which is a publishing press and creative agency as well as a literary magazine. In addition, Tara’s poem “Indian River at Dusk” was featured in […]