“Shadow Child has lots of monsters, hauntings, ghosts. But that is not where the real peril comes from. My monsters are the guilt and sorrow kind. They rise out of despair, helplessness. They are a manifestation of “dis-ease”; and they are invisible. Hidden.”
The Writer gave our very own all-faculty compilation, Alchemy of the Word, a nice shout-out. Congrats to all, especially the editors: Aimee, Kenny, and Nicky
MFAW-VT faculty member Jan Clausen’s review of new poetry and hybrid works appears in the July/August issue of the Women’s Review of Books. She addresses Ada Limón’s poetry collection The Carrying and Amy Fusselman’s lyric essay Idiophone.
As one of the three finalists for the New American Voices Award, given by the Institute for Immigration Research, Elena was interviewed for the following article in Bustle Magazine. From the website, here’s a little bit about the award: “The idea
MFAW-VT faculty member Michael Klein’ interview on WGDR aka Goddard Radio is now available for your listening pleasure.
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’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 faculty member Deborah Brevoort has been commissioned by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC, On-Site Opera and American Lyric Theater to write the libretto for an opera about Lady Murasaki, who wrote THE TALE OF GENJI, the world’s
MFAW-VT faculty member Kenny Fries has received a grant from the Canada Council of the Arts to work on a book of essays on legacy. The working title of the book is Frida Kahlo’s Leg: Personal Essays on Disability, Role Models,
MFAW-VT faculty member Rogelio Martinez’s play, BORN IN EAST BERLIN, will be workshopped this coming summer at Theaterworks in Palo Alto. The play has also just been translated into Romanian. About the Play: In 1988 Bruce Springsteen played a legendary concert
MFAW-WA faculty member Keenan Norris has interviewed another MFAW-WA faculty member Micheline Aharonian Marcom about her work as Creative Director of the New American Story Project (NASP). The NASP is a collaboration of artists presenting oral histories and stories of immigrants
MFAW-VT faculty member Kenny Fries has received a grant from the Canada Council of the Arts to work on a book of essays on legacy. The working title of the book is Frida Kahlo’s Leg: Personal Essays on Disability, Role Models, and
MFAW-VT faculty member Kenny Fries has published a response to Lionel Shriver’s recent attack on Penguin/Random House UK’s push for diversity online at Medium. The piece is called “The Exclusivity of Inclusion: On Disability and Diversity” In the article he
MFAW-VT faculty member Rahna Reiko Rizzuto’s article on the Supreme Court decision travel ban, which is expected this month, and Hawaii’s history in resisting the US government’s racist exclusionary policies during World War II has been published on Salon. Here’s
MFAW-VT faculty member Rahna Reiko Rizzuto’s essay on the shape of trauma in our writing is featured on Electric Literature from the essay: “I started writing my second novel in the aftermath of violence. In a more-common-than-you-think incident — one that