Monthly Archives: October 2012

BU MFA students to read at the Brookline Booksmith

This Friday, October 26, visit the Brookline Booksmith to see Luisa Caycedo-Kimura (Poetry) and Lucy Teitler (Fiction) read their work as part of the Breakwater Reading Series. Luisa Caycedo-Kimura was born in Colombia and grew up in New York City. A former attorney, she left the legal profession to study creative writing at Southern Connecticut […]

On Lowell in the classroom at BU

The class met at Boston University on Tuesdays from two to four in a dismal room the shape of a shoe box. It was a bleak spot, as if it had been forgotten for years, like the spinning room in Sleeping Beauty’s castle. We were not allowed to smoke, but everyone smoked anyhow, using their […]

Sasenarine Persaud recent publications and reviews

Since we last checked in with Sasenarine Persaud (Fiction 2006), there have been a few additional reviews/notices of his recent book of poems, Lantana Strangling Ixora, in publications such as Asiatic, Bostonia, Muse India, the Halifax Chronicle Herald, and the Guyana Times. Sase has just published another book, Unclosed Entrances: Selected Poems, with Guyana Classics Library. The launch was covered by the press in […]

Read (and listen to) Antonio Elefano in The Journal

“Italy” by Antonio Elefano (Fiction 2011) has just been published online in The Journal. You can also listen to Antonio read an excerpt from the story online, and you can read a wonderful interview the editors did with the author. Before coming to Boston University to pursue his MFA, Antonio received a JD from Yale Law School. […]

Ted Kehoe in Prairie Schooner

We are pleased to announce that Ted Kehoe’s story “Tiger in the Glass” has been published in the Fall 2012 issue of Prairie Schooner. You can purchase the issue here. Ted is a 2006 graduate of our fiction program. Photo credit: The Daily Iowan/Ian Servin