Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing


Faculty Member Theodora Goss Writes about the Challenge of Supporting Oneself as a Writer

Faculty member Thedora Goss explains how she finds time to write despite teaching full-time at Boston University and part-time in the Stonecoast MFA program.

How a Gay Guy from the City Found His Inner Rugged Country Boy in Snowy Maine

Faculty member Aaron Hamburger writes about his winter survival skills during the last residency for Matador Network.

Faculty Member Theodora Goss Writes About Setting in The Hobbit on the Faculty Blog

"Suspense comes from things we don’t understand: we start by not knowing what a hobbit is, and we end by not knowing what the adventure is. And so we begin our story." - Theodora Goss Faculty member Theodora Goss writes about setting in The Hobbit. Read the full post at the Stonecoast Faculty Blog.

Stonecoast Alum and Former Faculty Patricia Smith to Win Bobbitt Poetry Prize

The Library of Congress will award the 2014 Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry to Patricia Smith for her book "Shoulda Been Jimi Savannah."

Community News & Updates February 2015

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

Student Writes about Stonecoast Ireland for Bangor Daily News

Stonecoast student Robin Clifford Wood describes her experience at Stonecoast Ireland in a story for the Bangor Daily News.

Alumna Cindy Williams Gutiérrez Featured in El Paso Times

Author Daniel A. Olivas interviews Stonecoast alumna Cindy Williams Gutiérrez about her debut collection "The Small Claim of Bones" (Bilingual Review Press).

Community News & Updates January 2015

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

Stonecoast M.F.A. student publishes an anthology in homage to the Stone House on Wolfe Neck Bay in Freeport, ME

Bobbie Ford, an independent publisher and student at the University of Southern Maine’s Stonecoast M.F.A. Program in Creative Writing, announced the publication of a literary anthology, which will serve as a tribute to the Stone House in Freeport, Maine.

Horror Writers Association Announces Rocky Wood Memorial Scholarship, Names New President and Vice-President

Stonecoast faculty member Nancy Holder has been named the New Vice President of the Horror Writers Association.