Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing

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Focus on Character Development: A View from Behind the Lens

Guest blogger, guest panelist at the Summer Residency, and alumna Helen Peppe writes for student Sheila Boneham's blog, reblogged here at the Stonecoast Faculty Blog. Helen will participate in a faculty panel at the 2013 Stonecoast Summer Residency titled “What We Talk About When We Talk About Race.”

Community News & Updates July 2013

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

Two Alumni Win Gold in the Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Awards

Almuni Anthony D'Aires and Lexa Hillyer have won gold for memoir and poetry in the Foreward Magazine Book of the Year Awards.

The Stonecoast Review is Now Accepting Submissions

The Stonecoast Review is currently accepting submissions in Creative Nonfiction, Literary Fiction, Poetry, and Popular (genre) Fiction. www.stonecoastreview.com

Summer Residency Public Readings Schedule

Join us for the readings at the Stonecoast Summer Residency! Readings will take place during the evenings of July 12th - July 20th at The Inn at Brunswick Station.

Faculty Member Alexs Pate Implements the Innocent Classroom in Partnership with the Minnesota Humanities Center

After a year of implementation in Omaha, NE, and in partnership with the Minnesota Humanities Center, the Innocent classroom is seeing early success.

Community News & Updates June 2013

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

Barbara J Kelly of USM Bookstore Wins Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance 2013 Maine Literary Award for Distinguished Achievement

The Stonecoast MFA program would like to congratulate our friend and colleague, Barbara J Kelly on winning the Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance - 2013 Maine Literary Award for Distinguished Achievement, "For exceptional and steadfast contributions to Maine's Literary community."

Stonecoast Alum Marcia F. Brown Nominated as Portland's 4th Poet Laureate

The Portland Poet Laureate Nominating Committee has forwarded its recommendation to the Portland City Council to name Marcia F. Brown of Cape Elizabeth as Portland’s fourth poet laureate. The Portland City Council intends to recognize the recommendation at its Council meeting on June 17th, 2013, open to the public.

Faculty member Aaron Hamburger talks about fiction and food writing for Poets & Writer's Magazine

Join fiction writer, dessert blogger, and baker Aaron Hamburger at Whole Foods Market in New York City as he prepares his delicious limoncello cupcakes and talks about what the art of food writing has taught him about fiction writing. Read the article in the May/June 2013 issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.

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