Monthly Archives: October 2010

BU in the Boston Globe

Yesterday’s Boston Globe featured a short piece on John Irving’s Tuesday, October 19, 2010 lecture, sponsored by the Boston University Creative Writing Department. John Irving read from a work-in-progress, his thirteenth novel, and answered questions from the audience. The event was hosted by Leslie Epstein, Director of Creative Writing at BU. Boston University’s own […]

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 […]

New book by Janet Ruth Young

A second young adult novel by Janet Ruth Young, a 1987 graduate of the fiction program at BU Creative Writing, will be published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers (a division of Simon & Schuster) in May of 2011. The Babysitter Murders is the story of a teenage girl who is plagued by thoughts of […]

Kevin Shushtari wins the July 2010 Glimmer Train Very Short Fiction Award

Congratulations to J. Kevin Shushtari, a May 2009 graduate of the MFA program in Fiction here at BU.  Kevin has just won the  July 2010 Glimmer Train Very Short Fiction Award for his story, “The Vast Garden of Strangers.” He will also contribute an essay to Glimmer Train’s next edition of the Glimmer Train Bulletin, […]