Poetry Professor Stuart Dischell profiled in UNCG Research Magazine

September 25, 2019

UNCG’s 2018 Senior Research Excellence Award winner Stuart Dischell (poetry faculty in the MFA Writing Program) profiled in UNCG Research Magazine:

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Greensboro welcomes Xhenet Aliu!

August 22, 2019

The MFA Writing Program at UNCG is delighted to welcome Xhenet Aliu as the newest member of our creative writing faculty. Aliu will give a reading on Thursday, August 29 at 7 p.m. in the UNCG Faculty Center. Xhenet Aliu’s …

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Audiobook column: parents in all their complicated forms

June 11, 2019

In his latest audiobook column for Literary Hub, James Tate Hill, Greensboro MFA alum, recommends five new (and very different) audiobooks about parents and parenthood:

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Doua Thao wins 100th Annual O. Henry Prize

May 22, 2019

Doua Thao, a graduate of the Greensboro MFA and former editor of The Greensboro Review, has received the 2019 O. Henry prize for short fiction in recognition of “Flowers for America” (published in Fiction). Congratulations to Doua for this great …

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Greensboro Bound Literary Festival is nearly upon us

May 15, 2019

The second annual Greensboro Bound Literary Festival begins May 17, with the MFA Writing Program at Greensboro very well-represented in this year’s festivities, including Xhenet Aliu, Jamey Bradbury, Fred Chappell, Marianne Gingher, Jen Julian, Michael Parker, Jim Whiteside, and Leslie …

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Camille Dungy wins Guggenheim Fellowship

April 12, 2019

Congratulations to poet and UNCG MFA alumna Camille T. Dungy, who has received a 2019 Guggenheim Fellowship!

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Premiere of Wetware motion picture, based on Craig Nova’s novel

August 6, 2018

Wetware, the motion picture based on Craig Nova’s novel of the same name, will be making its theatrical debut on Sunday, August 19th at 6PM at Nantucket Dreamland. Watch the trailer at

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Poem by Emilia Phillips selected for a Pushcart Prize

June 22, 2018

Greensboro poet and faculty member Emilia Phillips has won a Pushcart Prize for her poem, “Pathetic Fallacy.” Congratulations, Emilia!

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Michael Parker wins third O. Henry Award for “Stop ‘n’ Go”

May 16, 2018

Congratulations to Greensboro fiction faculty Michael Parker, whose story “Stop ‘n’ Go” has been selected for inclusion in the 2018 O. Henry Prize Stories.

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Greensboro Bound Literary Festival Coming in May

February 11, 2018

The inaugural national book festival is coming to Greensboro May 18-20, 2018, with headliners including Carmen Maria Machado and Nikki Giovanni. Stay tuned for more events and readings.

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