Emma Arlington, Stephen Dunn and Sassafras Lowery (three MFAW-VT students) stopped by Ethereal to discuss the program, writing, the process, the teaching practicum and social responsibility on Goddard radio (WGDR) during our Vermont residency, 2018.
MFAW-VT student Sam Rebelein’s short story “What Are We Going to Do to You: An Oral Essay to My Newborn Daughter Through the Window of the Maternity Ward at 3 AM” has been published in Every Day Fiction. A preview: Your mom actually likes her family. I was just thinking about that. It was thee first thing […]
MFAW-WA student Steven Dunn’s new book water & power is ready for pre-order at Tarpaulin Sky Press. See description and blurb below. This is one for the hybrid lovers. Navy veteran Steven Dunn’s second novel, water & power, plunges into military culture and engages with perceptions of heroism and terrorism. In this shifting landscape, deployments are feared, absurd bureaucracy […]
MFAW-VT alumni Kyle Tijerina’s poem “para mi mujer pequeño,” was published in the online PRIDE edition of Cliterature Journal. Writer and performer for over three decades, queer poet and political theorist A Kyle (a pseudonym) began her writing career as a scriptwriter, writing teatro guerrillero defending the rights of Mexican farmworkers. An Odawa/Potawatomi and Mejicana native, […]
MFAW-VT alumna Julia Bouswma’s first book of poems, Work by Bloodlight is a finalist for a Maine Book Award. The winners of the 2018 Maine Literary Awards will be revealed live at a ceremony at SPACE Gallery in downtown Portland. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the ceremony begins at 7:00 p.m. There will be hors d’oeuvres, a […]
MFAW-VT student Sassafras Lowrey’s personal essay “Lost Cause: On Estrangement and Chosen Family” is the featured story in Catapult’s literary journal. “Staying in contact with biological family no matter what they’ve done is a message beaten into us from every side.”
Goddard College is pleased to congratulate Steven Dunn, recipient of the 2018 Goddard/PEN North American Scholarship, and second-place awardee Maša Sukovic. Ten additional scholarship candidates will receive Engaged Artist Awards of $2,000 each: PEN America members Amy Barnes, Lisa Chambers, Will Duprey, Ron Estrada, Brian Jackson, Jo Manu Maltzman, Sarah Monahan, Jay Sheets, and Rachel Spalding; and PEN Canada member Magdalen Bowyer.
MFAW-VT Student–but just days away from turning into an alum–Ian August’s play INTERVIEWESE, is a winner of the Garry Marshall Theatre’s New Works Festival and will be getting a public reading on May 30th, directed by Carolyn Hennesy (General Hospital, Cougar Town). Ian will be going to L.A. for this one, so if any Goddard folks are in Los […]
MFAW-WA student Lydia Valentine is the Assistant Director for a production of Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris. She is also the dramaturg for a staged reading that is pairing The Art of Remembering by Adina L. Ruskin and Mountain Language by Harold Pinter. Family, immigration, memory, and language are shared themes in both plays that seek to confront the past while also raising […]