Nathan Harris, a Michener alum in fiction (MFA ’20) was featured in Publishers Weekly. Read more about Nathan and his forthcoming debut novel, The Sweetness of Water (Little, Brown and Company, 2021): What Does Freedom Mean? A Debut Novel Is Asking.
In 2020-21, the Michener Center is thrilled to welcome visiting faculty Molly Antopol, Joanna Klink, Maya Perez, and Natasha Trethewey. Read more about them here. While we are still putting together our roster of guests and visiting faculty for the coming year, we are thrilled to announce that, in 2021, we will host Mary Szybist …
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.
While we were unable to be together in person for our normal reading series this year, the Michener Center was nonetheless thrilled to invite some amazing guests to give private Q&As with our fellows. In Fall 2020, we welcomed Damon Lindelof, Yiyun Li, Natasha Trethewey, Molly Antopol, D. A. Powell, and Jorie Graham for some …
MCW alum Donika Kelly’s poem, “From the Catalogue of Cruelty,” was published in The New Yorker. Read and listen to a recording of the poem here.
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.
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.