Monthly Archives: March 2011

Robert Pinsky to read at Tufts

Robert Pinsky,  faculty member in BU’s Creative Writing program and this year’s winner of the John Holmes Memorial Poetry Award, will be reading from his own work next Thursday, April 7th, from 3:30 – 5 PM in the Hirsh Reading Room at Tufts University’s Tisch Library. An exhibit celebrating his literary accomplishments will be on […]

J. Kevin Shushtari has won the 2011 Editors’ Prize at Meridian

Meridian, the Semi-Annual from the University of Virginia, has awarded J. Kevin Shushtari the 2011 Editors’ Prize for his story “Illegal Dreams.” Kevin is a 2010 graduate of the MFA in Fiction program here at Boston University. He was also the winner of the July 2010 Glimmer Train Very Short Fiction Award for his story, […] “How my life turned into ‘Big Love,'” by Jennifer Cacicio

Jennifer Cacicio, 2008 graduate of our MFA in Creative Writing program in Fiction, has had a candid and thoughtful piece on modern dating published by Salon. Jennifer details her recent breakup, and how her life suddenly began to resemble the HBO series “Big Love” (which had its finale last night) here. Jennifer’s writing has appeared […]

Rachel DeWoskin’s third novel to be released March 29

Rachel Dewoskin’s newest novel, Big Girl Small (FSG 2011), comes out on March 29. A 2000 graduate of BU’s poetry MFA program, Rachel is the author of the novels Repeat After Me and Foreign Babes in Beijing. Here’s a sample of some of the praise she’s been getting: “DeWoskin’s daring third book takes on sexual […]