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  • MFAW-VT Faculty Member Michael Klein on WGDR Talking Horses, Trash, Trump, Poetry

    MFAW-VT Faculty Member Michael Klein on WGDR Talking Horses, Trash, Trump, Poetry

    MFAW-VT faculty member Michael Klein’ interview on WGDR aka Goddard Radio is now available for your listening pleasure.
  • MFAW-VT Faculty Member Kenny Fries Advises SVA Students’ Project on Disability

    MFAW-VT Faculty Member Kenny Fries Advises SVA Students’ Project on Disability

    Disable the Stairs. Disable the Stares. Disable the Barriers.   This summer MFAW-VT faculty member Kenny Fries advised a great team of Master’s Branding students at SVA. Their thesis project, Disable the Barriers, is now up and running. Disable the
  • MFAW-VT Faculty Member Kyle Bass Commission

    MFAW-VT Faculty Member Kyle Bass Commission

    MFAW-VT faculty member Kyle Bass’s play, Possessing Harriet, (commissioned by the Onondaga Historical Society and directed by Thazewell Thompson)  will be be performed at Syracuse Stage (at Syracuse University) from Oct 19 to Nov 4. One hundred seventy five years ago, in
  • MFAW-VT Student Sassafras Lowrey Wins Again!

    MFAW-VT Student Sassafras Lowrey Wins Again!

    MFAW-VT student Sassafras Lowrey’s anthology Leather Ever After, a collection of kinky fairy tales that first released in 2013 and was a Honorable Mention for the National Leather Association–International Writing Awards and the Rainbow Book Awards, is available for preorder.  The anthology is being

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  • MFAW-WA faculty member Beatrix Gates has been accepted into Jen Bervin’s “Tactile Notation” workshop at Haystack Mt School of Crafts on Deer Isle and is thrilled at the prospect of being a student in this two-week workshop to “experiment with intertextual, intratextual, and interdisciplinary approaches to process, and consider reading and writi…[Read more]

  • MFAW-VT student Jess Lewis has just gotten her first publication. To read it, go here:

  • MFAW-WA alumna Liz Kellebrew’s prose poem, “Flood, Fire, Mountain,” will appear in Writers Resist: The Anthology 2018, coming out this October. There are plans in the works for a reading at AWP ’19 in Portland, OR, and possibly elsewhere. Stay tuned…

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