Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing


Publication Announcements and Updates for alumni Jennifer Marie Brissett, Lexa Hillyer, Tom MacDonald, Gina Troisi, and Mihku Paul and students Ed Ferrara,Trevor Gulley, and Alex Jackson.
University of Southern Maine’s Stonecoast MFA Program Faculty Member Tim Seibles has been nominated as a 2012 National Book Award Finalist for his book of poetry Fast Animals.
Elizabeth Searle writes about her involvement in her local political scene.
Below is a list of Stonecoast MFA summer 2012 residency events that are open to the public.
Mihku Paul (Stonecoast Alum) has been invited to read from her forthcoming book of Poetry, 20th Century PowWow Playland.
Carolina De Robertis is on a tour for the publication of her novel Perla with events in San Diego, Houston, Los Angeles, Berkeley, Oakland, Corte Madera,Seattle, Miami, and New York. For more details:
Stonecoast poetry students know that the contents of this textbook, 14 years in the making, have been heavily influenced by Stonecoast workshops and classes; many Stonecoasters are mentioned in the text and the acknowledgments. Annie will be seeing the book for the first time at AWP and would love to share the moment with fellow Stonecoasters past and present!
AWP conference poster
Stonecoast MFA will be at the Association of Writers and Writing Program's 2012 conference in Chicago, March 1, 2 and 3.
Stonecoast faculty member Elizabeth Searle will talk about writing fiction and newly published author Morgan Callan Rogers, a Stonecoast MFA alumna, will detail one writer¹s journey.
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