Monthly Archives: May 2013

A full-length poetry collection for Renee Emerson

Wonderful news for Renee Emerson (Poetry 2009): her first full-length poetry collection, Keeping Me Still, is forthcoming from Winter Goose Publishing in March 2014. Congratulations, Renee! Her publisher writes that she is “an intensely moving writer whose work is not only immersed in human emotion, but also draws power from hope found in the midst […]

New literary honors for Caitlin Doyle

We’re thrilled to report that Caitlin Doyle (Poetry 2008) has received a series of exciting literary honors this spring. She has been awarded a 2013 Literary Grant through the John Anson Kittredge Fund. Kittredge Fund grants are awarded to “individuals at an early stage of a promising professional career in the arts, humane letters, and […]

Eleanor Goodman has been awarded a Fulbright Fellowship

We are proud to report that Eleanor Goodman (Poetry 2003) has been awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to spend this coming year in Beijing as a Visiting Scholar at Beijing University. The grant will support her newest book-length translation of Chinese poetry. Eleanor Goodman is a writer and a translator from Chinese. Her work appears in […]

Luisa Caycedo-Kimura published in the San Pedro River Review

We are proud to report that Luisa Caycedo-Kimura (Poetry 2013)’s poem “Cartagena Sunrise – April, 2009” has been accepted by San Pedro River Review for their Harbors and Harbor Towns-themed issue, which will be going to publication early next month. To see a list of contributors and the cover of the Harbors and Harbor Towns […]

Rafael Campo has won the Hippocrates Open International Prize for Poetry and Medicine

We are very proud to announce that Rafael Campo (Poetry 1991), a professor at Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess, and Lesley University, has won the Hippocrates Open International Prize for Poetry and Medicine. The prize has been awarded in the United Kingdom since 2009 and has quickly become one of the most important international […]

Three poetry alumni in Redivider

Great news! Three of our poetry alumni have been published in the spring issue of Redivider. Lisa Hiton, Daniel Kraines (both Poetry 2011), and Megan Fernandes (Poetry 2012) all have poems appearing in Redivider 10.2, which is available for purchase here. Lisa Hiton is a Chicago native.  Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in […]

Three of our poets to read at the Gallery Benoit this Thursday

Mark your calendars for an evening of art and poetry at the Gallery Benoit, this Friday, May 17! Three of our current students, Sara Rivera, Sarah Huener, and Patrick Connolly (all Poetry 2013) will read their work alongside artist Craig Stockwell’s minimalism and not. What: GALLERY BENOIT PRESENTS Art and Poetry at Gallery Benoit When: […]

SIGHT READING and an article in Poets & Writers, both by Daphne Kalotay

We’re excited to announce that a new novel by Daphne Kalotay (Fiction 1994), will be released by Harper on May 21, 2013. Sight Reading “chronicles the collateral damage three classical musicians inflict on the people who love them” (Kirkus). In a starred review for Booklist, Michele Leber writes that “Kalotay celebrates art in general, even […]

1996 by Sara Peters

We’re excited to announce the publication of 1996 (House of Anansi Press, 2013) by Sara Peters (Poetry 2008). Her publisher describes the collection as “a book about obsessions — about desire, violence, sex, beauty, and cruelty, about how they lace through our days, leaving us changed.” Robert Pinsky has called the book “deeper than mere […]

Kelly Morse in Alimentum

We are pleased to share a recently published poem in Alimentum Journal by Kelly Morse (Poetry 2012). Her poem “Phở bò Hà Nội” was inspired by a pho shop in Hanoi, Vietnam named Phở Thìn 13 Lò Đúc. Kelly lived in Hanoi, Vietnam for two years, and recently returned there on a Robert Pinsky Global […]