Monthly Archives: October 2021

Lisa Hiton’s Book Reviewed by Meg Fernandes

The first review of Lisa Hiton (Poetry ’11)’s debut collection Afterfeast, has arrived! The book was reviewed in Harriet Books, Poetry Foundation’s portal for poetry-related news. The reviewer, Boston University alum Meg Fernandes (Poetry ’12), said of the book: “Lisa Hiton’s Afterfeast explores Mediterranean superstition, the spiritual complexities of Judaism, and the undersung erotics of lesbian intimacy with […]

Stories by Carolynn Mireault Published and Forthcoming

Carolynn Mireault (Fiction ’22) has been on a hot streak. This summer, Carolynn has published her stories in The South Shore Review (“Grief Bacon“), Across the Margin (“Blessing the Whammies“), FEED (“Joy of the World at Night” and “Here it Happens”), and Misery Tourism (“Unhappy Woman“). In addition to these stories, Carolynn also has pieces forthcoming in Louisiana Literature, BULL, The Westchester Review, […]

Laura Marris to Publish Book with Graywolf

Boston University Creative Writing alum and former Favorite Poem Project Director Laura Marris’s (poetry ’13) book The Age of Loneliness has been picked up by Graywolf. The book is a series of essays that explore loneliness through both personal and ecological lenses. The book pays great attention to where these perspectives overlap, illuminating the losses experienced […]

Ying-Ju Lai Named Writer-in-Residence by Associates of the Boston Public Library

Boston University Creative Writing alum Ying-Ju Lai (Fiction ’13) has received one of two Writer-in-Residence fellowships awarded by the Associates of the Boston Public Library in 2021. She, as well as fellow winner Katy Doughty, will receive a stipend, editorial assistance, and office space in the Boston Public Library. Going to Disneyland, Ying-Ju’s proposed young adult […]