Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing

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Damon Knight and Kate Wilhelm, Clarion Conference 1974
Back when I was an aspiring writer, there were no MFA programs for the likes of me.
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The Best American Essays
Four faculty members and two alumni have written poems and essays that have been included in The Best American Poetry 2013, The Best American Essays 2013, and The Pushcart Prize Anthology.
Daniel Weber
When I went out into the publishing market four years ago, I had a newfound agent and two book manuscripts for sale: a China memoir about the years my young boys and husband and I lived in Beijing, and a novel manuscript about a woman finding love in Paris.
Illustration by Rachel Jablonski
Jaed Coffin says, "This is an essay about the night I crossed paths with Justin Timberlake in 2007, when we were both younger guys just trying to figure it all out."
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Like most writers I know, I’m constantly beset by the gnawing anxiety that I’m a fake.
Lexa Hillyer
Former HarperCollins Children’s Books and Razorbill editor (and Stonecoast alumna) Lexa Hillyer has inked a two-book deal. HarperCollins Children’s Books will publish the poet’s debut novel in 2015.
“Portrait of a Lady” by Rogier van der Weyden
In Victorian novels, there is one thing characters always seem to know: whether or not a woman is a lady. And whether or not she’s a lady determines how they talk to her, treat her. It’s as though there’s “lady code” that immediately signals her status. The code has to do with the tangible, such as clothing, but also the intangible, such as attitude.
Mur Lafferty by JR Blackwell
Stonecoast's Mur Lafferty won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, awarded for best new professional science fiction or fantasy writer of 2011 or 2012.
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