Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing


Stonecoast MFA and Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance Team Up to Elevate Maine's Literary Community

Stonecoast MFA announces a new partnership with Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance.

Stonecoast MFA Announces Public Events for Winter 2020 Residency

Public events of the Stonecoast MFA Winter 2020 Residency.

Saving the Yaak Valley Grizzlies: Rick Bass and Writing for Wilderness

Stonecoast faculty member Rick Bass uses writing to protect grizzly bears from extinction in the place he lives, loves, and knows best--northwest Montana's Yaak Valley.

Faculty Profile: Robert Levy

Robert Levy, whose 2015 novel The Glittering World was a finalist for both the Shirley Jackson Award and the Lambda Literary Award, joined the Stonecoast faculty in 2018. His new work of horror, Anaïs Nin at the Grand Guignol, called “a lush erotic tale . . . of desire and death” by Livia Llewellyn, imagines Nin’s life in Paris between the wars. It was released by Lethe Books this October. We caught up with him to discuss his novella and the writing life.
Stonecoast MFA student Becky Thompson

USM Voices: Stonecoast MFA student teaching on the island of Lesvos

USM Stonecoast MFA student Becky Thompson shares her experience teaching poetry to non-English speaking students in Lesvos this summer.

Stonecoast MFA Announces Public Events for Summer 2019 Residency

Join the Stonecoast MFA community for a week of inspiring readings and discussions with Stonecoast’s award-winning faculty and guest writers, June 24 – 26 and June 28 – July 1, at the historic Harraseeket Inn in downtown Freeport, Maine. Evening events are free and open to the public.

Faculty Spotlight: T Clutch Fleischmann

Stonecoast faculty member T Clutch Fleischmann discusses the writing life.

Faculty Spotlight: Debra Marquart

Stonecoast faculty member Debra Marquart discusses the writing life and her recent residency in the Bakken.

Reading & Open Mic Event Hosted by Stonecoast MFA with Stone Soup Poetry, May 11, 2019

Join the Stonecoast MFA community and Boston’s Stone Soup Poetry Series for an evening of poetry, creative nonfiction, and open mic readings, Saturday, May 11, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Dudley Café in Roxbury, Massachusetts.

Meet Stonecoast Teaching Apprentice John Christopher Nelson

John Christopher Nelson is the Stonecoast MFA Teaching Apprentice for the Summer 2019 Residency.