Monthly Archives: February 2013

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 […]

Tony Wallace Awarded Drue Heinz Literature Prize

Tony Wallace (Fiction 1999), now a senior lecturer in the Boston University College of Arts & Sciences Writing Program, has been awarded the 2013 Drue Heinz Literature Prize for a collection of short stories, THE OLD PRIEST. As part of the prize, the University of Pittsburgh Press will publish THE OLD PRIEST later this year. […]

MIDDLE MEN launches today

Middle Men, a collection of short stories by Jim Gavin (Fiction 2011), will be released today by Simon & Schuster. In a starred review, Kirkus has called Middle Men “exceptional…the best kind of satire: barbed and hilarious, but suffused with compassion”, and The Los Angeles Times has selected Jim as one of their “Faces to […]

Duy Doan’s poem on Slate

We’re excited to share a poem by Duy Doan (Poetry 2010) which was just published on Slate this morning. You can read “History Lesson from Anh Hai” here. Duy Doan is a second-generation Vietnamese American. He was born and raised in Dallas and currently lives in Boston, where he teaches and is working on his […]

A story and a book by Alice Lesch Kelly

A story by Alice Lesch Kelly (Fiction 1992), “Good Girl,” has been published in the winter issue of The Quotable, a print and online journal.  Her blog post about the story, “A Man Brings Home a Dog,” appears on the journal’s blog. You can read “Good Girl” online here and buy a copy of the […]

“Epithalmium” by Lisa Hiton

We are thrilled to feature another poem by Lisa Hiton (Poetry 2011)! Lisa’s poem, “Epithalmium,” is available to read online at Linebreak. You can also listen to John Myers read her poem aloud through the same link. While pursuing her MFA in poetry at BU, Lisa Hiton was a teaching fellow and co-curator of our […]

Don Share’s new books

Don Share (Poetry 1988), who is Senior Editor of POETRY magazine, has recently published several new books. Wishbone, his third book of poems, is out now from Black Sparrow; his translations of Miguel Hernández, which earned him the Times Literary Supplement Translation Prize, are being issued in March in a revised and expanded edition by […]

Publication news for Leah Griesmann

Leah Griesmann (Fiction 2005), is a regular contributor (blogger) on arts and social issues to the Huffington Post (follow the link for her stories).  We are proud to report that her story “The Slave” is appearing in J Journal: New Writing on Justice and her story “Desert Rats” will be published in Union Station. Congratulations, […]