Duende (the new, all-online, national literary journal, produced by students in Goddard’s BFA in Creative Writing program) is open for submissions!
Graduating student Johnny Ridenour (BAS '14) chimes in about what brought him to Goddard:
"When I finally got it together to return to school after 20+ years off, I thought of Goddard. My Dad did the same thing when he looked for a way to fit graduate school into a busy family life in the late 1970s. He found Goddard’s low-residency program. He was thrilled to have folks like Raymond Carver as advisors.
Deborah Brevoort’s opera Die Fledermaus (aka The Polar Bat) was performed in April by the Anchorage Opera, and her backstage farce, The Velvet Weapon received a reading in the “Rhythm and Rebellion” series at the Wooly Mammoth Theater in Washington DC on April 20th.
Watch this video of BFA in Creative Writing faculty members Michael Leong, Michael Vizsolyi, Arisa White, and Wendy Call, and Program Director Janet Sylvester, reading original work as well as translations at this PoemCity 2014 event at the Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier, Vermont [52:44 min.].
Faced with writing what seemed like an endless number of papers when I was in graduate school many years ago, I stumbled across a method for overcoming procrastination. Much more recently, in the November-December 2013 issue of The Psychotherapy Networker I came across an article that grounded my method in physiology. Eureka! I cried. (Well, mumbled, really). And how affirming.
Group Drama Therapy Session led by new MA in Psychology & Counseling student Sarvenaz Moshfegh Asiedu on April 1, 2014...
"Coming from an expressive therapy program into a counseling psychology program, I am reminded how much I need to connect with people through embodied play. When we engage the body, we engage a more flexible mind.
Welcome to the monthly MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts program news blog! This is a regular avenue for the public to learn about the achievements and good work of our alumni, students, and faculty.
STUDENT AND ALUMNI EVENT - MAY 1, 2014
All news and resources below are reported from the Goddard Sustainability Listserv, April 2014. To join the Listserv, please email Catherine Lowther.
Jean-Martin Fortier: A Model for Profitable Micro-Farming: Earn a living gardening on just 1.5 acres
Welcome to our Spring 2014 BFA in Creative Writing eNewsletter! The students and faculty of our wonderful program have been busy since the fall residency. Here’s a run-down of recent publications, readings, collaborations, and general literary accomplishments:
Cerridwin Aker has received a full scholarship to study nonfiction at the 27th annual Fishtrap Writers Conference in Oregon this summer.
Quintin Anderson was accepted into the NYU intensive summer program to study poetry.
Art as a Daily Practice: a reflection by MA in Psychology & Clinical Mental Health Counseling student Jacqueline Overstreet: