MCW playwright Minghao Tu’s play FOR THE SMOG IS RISING will be presented in a staged reading at 53rd Street New York Public Library (18 W 53 Street, across the street from MOMA), Thursday August 15 at 7pm. More details here.
MCW alum Nathan Patton won the 2019 Script Pipeline TV Writing Contest for his script Redflags.
MCW graduate Alen Hamza was named winner of the First Book Poetry Competition by the Cleveland State University Poetry Center for his book EXIT EMPIRE, forthcoming September 2020. Read more here: http://www.csupoetrycenter.com/news-1/
MCW Alum Anna Maria Hong was named Finalist for the 2019 Vermont Book Award both for her poetry collection AGE OF GLASS and for her novella H & G. Anna Maria Hong is the first ever double finalist for the prize, which is given annually by Vermont College of Fine Arts honoring work by Vermont …
MCW Alum Dominic Smith’s new novel, THE ELECTRIC HOTEL, received a glowing review in The New York Times. Dominic Smith earned his MFA in Fiction and Screenwriting from the Michener Center in 2003.
MCW Alum Domenica Ruta’s new novel Last Day was reviewed by Terese Svoboda in The New York Times. Read the review here: “A Darkly Glittering Novel That Imagines the Earth’s Final Hours”
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 …
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) Facebook Event (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 …