MCW Poetry Faculty Natasha Trethewey’s book Memorial Drive: A Daughter’s Memoir was among The Washington Post’s 10 best books of 2020. Joanna Klink’s The Nightfields was among The Washington Post’s Best Poetry Collections of 2020. Congratulations, Natasha & Joanna!
Join us for this very cool Texas Book Festival event with our amazing alums Leah Hampton, Maria Reva, Ben Philippe, and Travis Tate, all discussing their recent books. 10AM, Nov. 7th. More details here.
Congratulations to Michener Fellow Jaymes Sanchez, whose short play S.W.A.T. won 2nd place of Playing on Air’s James Stevenson Prize. Read more about Jaymes and his award here.
Michener alum and poetry faculty Roger Reeves’ poem, “Grendel,” was published in The New Yorker. Read and listen to a recording of the poem here.
This fall, the Michener Center is thrilled to welcome visiting faculty Molly Antopol, Joanna Klink, Maya Perez, and Natasha Trethewey. Read more here: http://michener.utexas.edu/faculty/current-visiting-faculty/
Congratulations to MCW fiction faculty Peter LaSalle, whose new book, The World Is a Book, Indeed: Writing, Reading, and Traveling,” was published this week. Read a review in Publishers Weekly. More details about the book here: https://lsupress.org/books/detail/world-is-a-book-indeed/
MCW visiting poetry professor and Pulitzer Prize winner Natasha Trethewey’s new memoir Memorial Drive was reviewed by Dwight Garner in the NYTimes. Read the review here.
Join MCW alum Leah Hampton and MCW fiction faculty Edward Carey for a discussion of Leah’s new book F*CKFACE. 7PM, Friday, July 17. Presented via Zoom by BookPeople. More details here. (Photo credit: Carrie Hachadurian)
Congratulations to Michener Fellow Jaymes Sanchez, winner of the 2020 Keene Prize for Literature along with Michener Fellows Annelyse Gelman, Ryan Paradiso, and Tracey Rose, who were named runnners-up for the prize. More details here.
Congratulations to MCW alum Travis Tate, who received a Liberation Theatre Company Writing Residency for 2020-21! Details here.