• The Writer posted an update 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    MFAW-VT alumnus James Ferry wrote this moving personal essay in the American Association of University Professors.

    Here’s an excerpt:

    “I’d been in custody for nearly an hour. The cops had thoroughly searched my person and the sniffer dog had rummaged through my Mustang to no avail. But now that same dog, Rusty—whose name I would later lea…[Read more]

  • The Writer posted an update 6 months, 1 week ago

    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]

  • The Writer posted an update 6 months, 1 week ago

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

  • The Writer posted an update 1 year, 5 months ago

    Go to the blog site and check out yesterday\’s re-posting of one of our most popular posts this past year–Kenny Fries\’ \”What is wrong with this picture?\”

  • MFAW student Ni’Ja Whitson’s world premiere performance piece–“A Meditation on Tongues” is written up in today’s New York Times.

    The choreographer Ni’Ja Whitson’s “A Meditation on Tongues” is a live adaptation of “Tongue…[Read more]

  • The Writer posted an update 2 years ago

    MFAW-VT alumni Christian Peet’s Tarpaulin Sky Magazine (not his press) has just launched a post-election special. Here’s the link: https://tarpaulinsky.com/us-election-2016/

    This special includes MFAW faculty Jan Clausen and BFA faculty Arisa White.

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  • The Writer posted an update 2 years, 1 month ago

    MFAW-WA student Charles Fairchild\’s short story, \”Willa Jones,\” has been published in The Pinch Literary Journal (print only). Congratulations!

  • The Writer posted an update 2 years, 1 month ago

    Congratulations to MFAW-VT student Ian August\’s whose short play, \”Queens of the Realm,\” was published in The Best Ten-Minute Plays 2016. Also, two monologues from his full-length play The Goldilocks Zone were published in The Best Women\’s Stage Monologues 2016. Both anthologies are published by Smith and Kraus.

  • The Writer posted an update 2 years, 1 month ago

    MFAW-VT Alumna Lucy Snyder\’s story, \”Along The Scenic Route,\” is in the anthology X-Files: Secret Agendas from IDW Publishing. Congratulations, Lucy!

  • Congratulations to MFAW alumna Kita Mehaffy, whose short play Civilization will be produced in Santa Fe next month by Ironweed Productions!

  • Goddard MFAW students and alumni keep getting their work, and themselves, out into the world. Here’s what went down, and out, in September. Congratulations, all!

    MFAW-VT Alumna LUCY SNYDER’s story, “While the Black Stars Burn” is in the new issue of TURN TO ASH, and her poems “Scary”, “Dangerous” and “turnt” are in the new anthology SCARY OUT…[Read more]

  • Alumna DAWN RENEE JONES has been selected to be one of 4 resident playwrights at The Goodman Theatre in Chicago. She was selected from more than 70 applicants. After receiving the Ruby bridges Prize for her Goddard MFAW thesis play, A HEAP SEE, she workshopped the play at Southern Rep and then used that version to apply to the Goodman. She will be…[Read more]

  • What some Goddard MFAW students and alumni did this summer! Good to see how so many get their work out into the world! Congratulations, all!

    MFAW Alumna Chana Porter’s play PHANTASMAGORIA or Let Us Seek Death!, which swirls Mary Shelley’s life with the Frankenstein story, will be at the Ellen Stewart theater at La MaMa October…[Read more]

  • MFA alumna Liz Kellebrew is thrilled to announce that a short story from her Goddard thesis, “The Bee Charmer,” was published in the latest edition of The Coachella Review. Congratulations!

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  • Special Vermont Residency Occasion: On Sunday, June 26, 2016 at 7pm—after graduation—we will be holding a Bon Voyage Garden Party for a number of our community elders.
    As most of you already know, Paul Selig resigned after 22 years in the MFAW program, with 18 of those years as Director. (Luckily, he has already returned to us as a member of our…[Read more]

  • SUBMIT! GrubStreet, a non-profit creative writing center located in the heart of downtown Boston, is seeking emerging writers to contribute to our new series, “Writers React,” on GrubWrites, an online publication with a dedicated following. GrubWrites has recently featured such authors as Alexander Chee, Lauren Groff, and Viet Thanh Nguyen.

    F…[Read more]

  • Michelle Embree and Keith Backhaus (both Goddard MFA Alumni) discuss his latest book I, Dagger, and Empty City Press.

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  • Bhanu and Reiko will be reading together on April 1 at the University of Hawaii Hilo, and discussing the issues, discoveries and possibilities when writing about home.

  • #Space#Poetry from Rob Bass

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  • #Space#Poetry from Juanita Kirton. Tweeted and on the way into space. Thank you!

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