Sarah Burke (2013) was recently awarded the Cider Press Review Editors’ Prize for her poetry collection, “Blueprints.” The manuscript was Sarah’s thesis when she graduated from the MFA program in 2013. The book has a tentative release date of August 2019.
Second year MFA student, Crystal Stone, has been busy publishing this year, as well as giving a Tedx talk! Check out her great work this year at the following links. https://poetry.arizona.edu/blog/defense-timely-rather-timeless-poetry?fbclid=IwAR3iMJv99aRlWCgqrO5WJ6orDs-3H32GK34ANbLAE1dCog2lhweRSfhC9cA http://www.drunkmonkeys.us/…/poetry-take-it-from-a-rufous-c… http://www.drunkmonkeys.us/…/2/poetry-first-fig-crystal-sto… https://occulum.net/20…/8/…/transformation-by-crystal-stone/ https://newversenews.blogspot.com/…/fox-news-remembers-aret…
Second year MFA student, Keygan Sands, delivered a paper, “Apocalyptic Visions: N. K. Jemisin’s The Stone Sky and the Sociocultural Origins of the Anthropocene” at a conference on Fantasy and Myth in the Anthropocene in October 2018. The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts was the sponsoring organization for the conference.
Zara Chowdhary won the prized Parent-Writer Fellowship at the 2018 Writing Conference at Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing. The Parent-Writer Fellowships are intended to give parents the time and financial support to devote a week to themselves and their writing. Zara shared, “I just got back from the 2018 Writing Conference at Martha’s Vineyard … Continue reading Zara Chowdhary wins prized Parent-Writer Fellowship