MCW Alum Domenica Ruta’s new novel Last Day was reviewed by Terese Svoboda in The New York Times. Read the review here:
MCW Alum F. T. Kola was awarded a Stegner Fellowship for 2019-2021.
F.T. Kola was born in South Africa and grew up in Australia. She holds an MFA from the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas at Austin. She was shortlisted for the Caine Prize for African Writing in 2015 and received a Miles Morland foundation grant in 2017. Her work has been published by One Story, The Guardian and Granta. She is currently at work on her first novel.
MCW Alum Virginia Reeves’ new novel The Behavior of Love: A Novel was reviewed in The New Yorker by Katy Waldman. Virginia Reeves received an MFA from the Michener Center in 2012.
Read the review here:
Virginia Reeves’s New Novel Explores What It Feels Like When the Mind Breaks
MCW alum Carrie Fountain was named Poet Laureate of the State of Texas. Congratulations, Carrie! More info here.
Come celebrate our graduating class of 2019!
Friday, May 10
Reading at 7:30PM
Avaya Auditorium (POB 2.302)
(Photo caption back, left to right: Sam Boyer, Leah Hampton, Yuki Tanaka, Chessy Normile, Rachel Engelman, Nathan Patton, Lucas Loredo, Thom May; Front, left to right: Ally Glass-Katz, Sarah Matthes, Hannah Kenah, Sindya Bhanoo (with their First-year Seminar Instructor Naomi Shihab Nye)
MCW Poetry Alum Anna Maria Hong was awarded the 2019 Norma Farber First Book Award for her book Age of Glass. Congratulations, Anna Maria!