Category: Poetry Publications

“City Aubade” by Vanesha Pravin

Birds strung on high-tension wires, my tongue heavy in its thick hot nest, I slip out. – the opening lines of  “City Aubade” by Vanesha Pravin (MFA ’09),  appearing at Slate as this week’s Tuesday Poem pick. There is an interesting appendage following the text of the poem proper, a discussion where Pravin dove into […]

Ashley Anna McHugh wins the New Criterion Poetry Prize

Ashley Anna McHugh has just been awarded the tenth annual New Criterion Poetry Prize for her new book, Into These Knots (Ivan R. Dee, October 2010). Ashley is a 2007 graduate of the Boston University Creative Writing MFA program in Poetry. For news and information about the New Criterion Poetry Prize, visit their website at […]

Alumni News

Happy November and welcome back to the blog! We’re happy to share the latest items in alumni news. -Congratulations to Kevin Shushtari (Fiction ’09), recipient of the Forugh Farrokhzad Fellowship Award: Janee J. Baugher (Poetry ’92)’s debut collection of poems, Coordinates of Yes (Alahada Books), was released in March 2010. Visit Janee’s website for […]

New book of poems from Carla Panciera

Congratulations to Carla Panciera, who graduated from Boston University’s MA in Creative Writing program in Poetry in 1987. Carla’s second collection of poetry, No Day, No Dusk, No Love, will be released in November 2010 (Bordighera Press).  It received the Bordighera Prize and will appear as a bilingual (English/Italian) volume. Carla Panciera’s work has appeared […]