Congratulations to MCW Alum Nathan Patton, whose screenplay Waitress #2 was named Feature Winner in the 2020 ScreenCraft Action & Adventure Screenplay Competition and named among the Top 3 Finalists for the Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Competition.
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.
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.
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/
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.
You are invited to an evening with acclaimed novelist and short story writer Paul Yoon at BookPeople on Thursday, February 20 at 7PM. He is the author of numerous books including, Once the Shore, which was selected as a New York Times Notable Book and a Best Debut of the Year by National Public Radio, …
Congratulations to MCW poetry alum Sarah Matthes, who was awarded the Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize from Persea Books!