Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing

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“Death, Deadlines, and Writing about Grief” by Cait Johnson, this week on the Stonecoast Faculty Blog

Deadline. It’s not a warm and fuzzy word. In fact, it can remind us of the hospital monitor flatline that usually means the patient is, you know, dead.

Community News & Updates April, 2013

News and updates for Stonecoast community alumni, students, and faculty. Click on the link to read full details.

“April Fool’s Day for Writer’s: It’s No Joke” by Suzanne Strempek Shea, this week on the Stonecoast Faculty Blog

Today is the day to play jokes. To set someone up only to announce, at the last crucial moment, “April Fool’s!” To assure that whatever line of malarkey we just stated is totally untrue. Many writers and various other creative types do a version of this, no matter the date on the calendar, delivering all kinds of silly statements. The difference: We often say these things not only to others but to ourselves, and we’re not joking.

"Books, Bees and Balls: Beating the Tormentors” by new faculty member Alexandra Oliver, this week on the Stonecoast Faculty Blog

"The poems in Tormentors are not all about bees or bullies, but they do deal with the way in which life torments one in small ways, in the most mundane of environments.” New faculty member Alexandra Oliver talks about her new book, this week on the Stonecoast Faculty Blog.

Faculty Member Sarah Braunstein’s short story "Marjorie Lemke” published in The New Yorker

Faculty member Sarah Braunstein’s short story “Marjorie Lemke” is in the latest issue of The New Yorker, on newsstands today.

“The Pallet and the Canavs” by Jaed Coffin, this week on the Stonecoast Faculty Blog

Jaed Coffin describes his time on the Penobscot Indian Reservation in Indian Island, this week on the Stonecoast Faculty Blog.

Community News & Updates March, 2013

News and updates for Stonecoast community alumni, students, and faculty. Click on the link to read full details.

AWP 2013: Stonecoast Celebrates 10 Years

Faculty member Elizabeth Searle previews the Stonecoast sponsored events happening during AWP 2013. Click on the link to read the full article.

AWP 2013 Annual Conference-Boston, Schedule of Events

The Stonecoast community has come together to offer several exciting events that will take place during the AWP Conference March 6th-9th. Click on the link for more information.

"Angels Are Knocking at the Tavern Door: How the Poet Became a Golem” by Tony Barnstone, This Week on the Stonecoast Faculty Blog

Faculty member Tony Barnstone gives us insight into the creative process and a preview of his panel for the AWP conference, this week on the Stonecoast Faculty Blog.

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