Monthly Archives: February 2014

The Friday Short List

Happy Birthday, Colum McCann!               Hello all!  It’s been another happily busy week at 236 Bay State.  We’re getting ready for the Annual Faculty Reading, and the deadline for applying to our intense and thrilling MFA program is tomorrow, so hurry, hurry, and best of luck!  Here are some […]

Tara Skurtu’s Latest Publications

Terrific news for Tara Skurtu, whose poems have recently appeared in DMQ Review, The Los Angeles Review, and Poetry Storehouse! Congratulations, Tara! Tara Skurtu is a Lecturer in Creative Writing at Boston University, a Robert Pinsky Global Fellow, and a recipient of a 2013 Academy of American Poets Prize. Her poems have been translated into Romanian, […]

Laura Marris Published in DMQ Review

Laura Marris’ poem, “Still Life,” was recently published in the Winter 2014 issue of DMQ Review.  Last fall, Laura traveled to Brittany, France on a Robert Pinsky Global Fellowship, where she translated poetry by Paol Keineg. Congratulations, Laura! Laura Marris holds an MFA from Boston University. She is a winner of the Daniel Varoujan Prize from […]

The Friday Short List

“Some stories you use up. Others use you up.”         Happy Birthday, Chuck Palahniuk! Some links to start off your weekend with wild and whirling words: BU poet Tara Skurtu published in DMQ Review! BU poet Laura Marris published in DMQ Review, too! On Wednesday, Jhumpa Lahiri and Daphne Kalotay had a […]

An essay by Lisa Hiton in Hayden’s Ferry Review

“Picnic,” a poem by Lisa Hiton (Poetry 2011) has been featured in Hayden’s Ferry Review along with a Contributor Spotlight and essay by the author. Lisa writes that the poem was inspired by her time with mentor Carolyn Forché in Thessaloniki and the island, Thassos, in Greece: “Spending time in the plaza where the Jews […]