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, …
MCW Poetry Alum Sarah Matthes Wins Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize
Congratulations to MCW poetry alum Sarah Matthes, who was awarded the Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize from Persea Books!
MCW Alum Greg Marshall Awarded 2020 NEA Fellowship for Prose
Congratulations to Greg Marshall (Fiction, MFA 2013) who was named recipient of a 2020 National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship. “The National Endowment for the Arts is proud to support our nation’s writers, including Greg, and the artistry, creativity, and dedication that go into their work,” said Mary Anne Carter, chairman of the …
MCW Alums Lara Prescott & Maya Perez Interviewed by Alcalde
Novelist Lara Prescott and Screenwriter, Editor, and Producer Maya Perez sat down with Alcalde to talk about creative life after their time at the Michener Center. Read the interview here.
MCW Playwright Selected for 2020 Austin Latinx New Play Festival
Congratulations to MCW Playwright Jaymes Sanchez, whose play, The Cucuy Will Find You, was selected for the 2020 Austin Latinx New Play Festival at Teatro Vivo. More details here.
MCW Alum Alix Ohlin’s Novel Shortlisted for Scotiabank Giller Prize
Michener Center alum Alix Ohlin (MFA, 2001) was shortlisted for the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize for her novel Dual Citizens. Read more about the prize here. Congratulations, Alix!
Poetry Reading: Tracy K. Smith
7PM Thursday, November 7, 2019 Harry Ransom Center Tell us you’re coming on Facebook Join us for an evening with Tracy K. Smith, 22nd Poet Laureate of the United States from 2017 to 2019. She is the winner of numerous awards, including the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for her collection, Life on Mars. Her memoir Ordinary …
MCW Poet Annelyse Gelman Published in The New Yorker
Michener Fellow and poet Annelyse Gelman’s poem, “The Climate,” was published in The New Yorker. Read and listen to a recording of the poem here. (Photo by Dirk Skiba.)
MCW Alum Farid Matuk Receives Holloway Poetry Residency
Michener Center alumnus and poet Farid Matuk (MFA 2004) was recently named Holloway Lecturer in the Practice of Poetry, an invitation-only visiting writer appointment at the University of California, Berkeley. Read more about the Holloway here. Congratulations, Farid!
MCW Alum Sarah Matthes Wins 2019 Gutow Poetry Prize
Sarah Matthes (MFA 2019) was named Graduate Prizewinner of the 2019 Andrew Julius Gutow Poetry Prize for her poem 613 Mitzvot. Read the poem here.