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An essay by Lisa Hiton in Hayden’s Ferry Review

“Picnic,” a poem by Lisa Hiton (Poetry 2011) has been featured in Hayden’s Ferry Review along with a Contributor Spotlight and essay by the author. Lisa writes that the poem was inspired by her time with mentor Carolyn Forché in Thessaloniki and the island, Thassos, in Greece: “Spending time in the plaza where the Jews […]

Luisa Caycedo-Kimura to be published in Jelly Bucket

Wonderful news for Luisa Caycedo-Kimura (Poetry 2013): Jelly Bucket has accepted three of her poems for publication. “Black-eyed Susans,” “Recuerdos del Tolima,” and “Paso Doble a la Muerte” will all appear in their 2014 issue. Congratulations, Luisa! Luisa Caycedo-Kimura spent two moths in Spain this past fall as a Robert Pinsky Global Fellow. She was […]

Emma Duffy-Comparone awarded an Elizabeth George Foundation grant

Emma Duffy-Comparone (Fiction 2012) has won a $15K grant from the Elizabeth George Foundation for the completion of her collection.  The Elizabeth George Foundation makes one-time artistic grants to unpublished fiction writers, poets, and emerging playwrights to enable them to live and work for a period of time as a writer. Congratulations, Emma! Emma Duffy-Comparone’s […]

Emma Duffy-Comparone published in Ploughshares, the Cincinnati Review, and The Sun

More wonderful stories by Emma Duffy-Comparone (Fiction 2012) are now in print! Her story “The Blue Bowl” has been published in the Winter 2013-2014 issue of Ploughshares; “Crossing the Sagamore” is in the Cincinnati Review; and “Marvel Sands” currently appears in The Sun. Congratulations, Emma! Emma Duffy-Comparone’s fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Ploughshares, […]

Sarajevo Writers’ Workshop featured in H.O.W. Journal

The Sarajevo Writers’ Workshop, launched by Stacy Mattingly (Fiction 2011) in Bosnia-Herzegovina, makes its bilingual publication debut in H.O.W. Journal as curated by poet and editor Catherine Pond. The posting includes work by 8 of the workshop poets, appearing in both Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian and in English translation, along with audio links to the poets reading their […]

Lisa Hiton in The Nashville Review

“Litany” by Lisa Hiton (Poetry 2011) has just been published in The Nashville Review, a publication of Vanderbilt University. You can read the poem online here. Congratulations, Lisa! Lisa Hiton is a Chicago native.  She holds an MFA in Poetry from BU and an M.Ed. in Arts in Education from Harvard University.  Her poems have […]

New review of Lantanta Strangling Ixora by Sasenarine Persaud

This year Sasenarine Persaud (Fiction 2006) has had fiction and poetry published in the Canada, India, the UK and the US. His poetry was shortlisted for the Guyana Prize for Literature for best book of poetry and nominated for the Forward Prize in the UK. The most recent review of Lantana Strangling Ixora, his award-winning collection of […]

Elisabeth Houston in The Feminist Wire

“You Call It Desire, I Call It Sin,” by Elisabeth Houston (Poetry 2011), has been printed on The Feminist Wire. The Feminist Wire’s Poem Suites “bring together the voices of emerging and established poets exploring a common theme.”  In this Poem Suite, “four poets consider the world of objects and materiality, and the place of […]

Laura Marris has won a 2013 New England Poetry Club Daniel Varoujan Award

“Night Palace,” a poem by Laura Marris (Poetry 2013) is a winner of the 2013 New England Poetry Club Daniel Varoujan Award, judged by Aaron Poochigian. According to the New England Poetry Club’s website, the prize “is in honor of Daniel Varoujan, a poet killed by the Turks in the genocide which destroyed three-fourths of […]

Anthony Wallace awarded a Pushcart Prize Special Mention

“In a Room With Rothko,” an essay by Anthony Wallace (Fiction 1999) that originally appeared in The Arts Fuse, has been awarded a Pushcart Prize Special Mention in Pushcart Prize XXXVIII: Best of the Small Presses (Norton & Co, 2013). The Arts Fuse, which is an e-journal of arts criticism, describes the essay as “a […]