Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing

AWP 2013 Annual Conference-Boston, Schedule of Events

Stonecoast is a proud sponsor of the 2013 AWP Annual Conference taking place in Boston from March 6th-9th. The Stonecoast community has come together to offer several exciting events that will take place during the Conference. 

Stonecoast MFA Community Reading

BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY

700 BOYLSTON STREET

THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 6:00-8:00 pm

Introduction--Erin Underwood, alumna

Jeanne Marie Beaumont, faculty

Jaed Coffin, faculty

Anthony D’Aries, alumnus

Aaron Hamburger, faculty

Lexa Hillyer, alumna

Sandra McDonald, alumna

Thomas McDonald, alumnus

Suzanne Strempek Shea, faculty

Sholeh Wolpe, faculty

Lady Zen, student

Closing Remarks--Annie Finch, director

Stonecoast MFA Faculty Reading: A Tenth Anniversary Celebration

The Stonecoast Anniversary Reading is a special panel sponsored by AWP that will highlight the diversity and range of Stonecoast faculty in four genres.  Director Annie Finch will moderate the panel, opening with some brief remarks about the writers on the Stonecoast faculty, and then asking each faculty member to talk for a moment about how teaching at Stonecoast has affected them as writers before sharing their work.

ROOM 203, HYNES CONVENTION CENTER

FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 3:00-4:15 pm

Stonecoast Director Annie Finch, moderator

David Anthony Durham

Barbara Hurd

David Mura

Tim Seibles

Book Signings

STONECOAST MFA BOOTH #507

AWP BOOKFAIR

Faculty and Alumni will be signing their books all day Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Special appearance by 2012 National Book Award Finalist in Poetry Tim Seibles.

“Altered Egos” - Stonecoast MFA Masquerade and Open Mic 

Literary Heroes and Villains: Come as you are, or . . . come as someone else

Co-hosted by Elizabeth Searle, faculty, and Mihku Paul, alumna

SHERATON SUITE 2039

SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 9:00 pm-Midnight

Come dance, enjoy the music, and listen to readings from Stonecoast students and alumni.