Daily Archives: February 20, 2013

An interview with Jim Gavin in the LA Times

Jim Gavin (Fiction 2011)’s collection of short stories, Middle Men, was released yesterday by Simon & Schuster. On Friday, Jim gave an interview to the Los Angeles Times about the mix of fact and fiction in Middle Men. To read the interview, click here. Jim Gavin’s fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris […]

Two new poems and an upcoming reading for Tara Skurtu

Tara Skurtu, one of our current poetry students, has two poems that have just been released in Hanging Loose (“Dreamt Dad Died” and “Trenches”). Congratulations, Tara! Tara Skurtu is the recipient of an Academy of American Poets Prize. Her poems have also appeared in the Los Angeles Review, Poetry Review, Salamander, Poet Lore, The Los […]

Emma Duffy-Comparone featured in One Story

Emma Duffy-Comparone (Fiction 2012)’s short story “The Zen Thing” is featured in the current issue of One Story. You can read an excerpt from the story and a Q&A with the author here and subscribe to the magazine (“one great short story in the mail every three weeks”) here. Emma also has stories forthcoming in […]

Shubha Sunder’s “The Western Tailor” in Narrative Magazine

More wonderful news: Shubha Sunder (Fiction 2012) has received third place in Narrative’s 30Below contest, and her story “The Western Tailor” has just been published online. (Follow the link to read her story.) Congratulations, Shubha! Shubha Sunder grew up in Bangalore, India. At BU, she won the Robert Fitzgerald Prize and the Shmuel Traum Prize […]

Ani Gjika’s first book of poems, BREAD ON RUNNING WATERS, has been published

Ani Gjika (Poetry 2010)’s first book of poems, BREAD ON RUNNING WATERS, has just been released by Fenway Press. You can order your copy of her remarkable debut here. In her wonderful introduction to the collection, Rosanna Warren lauds the way that “Gjika has turned English, her adopted language, into a subtle instrument, a beautifully […]