UNCG MFA News & Notes

“The Americans”: Poetry Collection by David Roderick Available for Pre-Order

May 17, 2014

“The Americans,” the latest collection from MFA Writing Program at Greensboro poet David Roderick is now available for pre-order from the Pitt Poetry Series: http://www.upress.pitt.edu/BookDetails.aspx?bookId=36550

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“Thoughts Fold Into Birds”: New Poetry Collection by Julie Funderburk

May 15, 2014

Happy Pub to MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Julie Funderburk! Her poetry collection “Thoughts Fold Into Birds” is now available from Unicorn Press: http://www.unicorn-press.org/books/Funderburk-Thoughts-to-Fold-into-Birds.html

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Interview with Michael Parker

April 19, 2014

Interview with MFA Writing Program at Greensborofiction writer Michael Parker over at The Carolina Quarterly: http://thecarolinaquarterly.com/2014/04/10/leaving-behind-and-returning-home-an-interview-with-michael-parker/

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“Bird’s Mirror”: Poem by Thera Webb

April 16, 2014

Poetry by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Thera Webb over at Hinchas de Poesia: http://www.hinchasdepoesia.com/wp/poesia/birds-mirror/

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Julie Brooks Releases Poetry Collection

April 15, 2014

Happy Publication to MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum, Julie Brooks Barbour! Her poetry collection “Small Chimes” is now available from Aldrich Press: http://www.amazon.com/Small-Chimes-Julie-Brooks-Barbour/dp/0615993508/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1397573761&sr=8-3&keywords=small+chimes

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Michael Parker featured on NC Bookwatch

April 11, 2014

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro fiction writerMichael Parker talks about “All I Have in this World” (Algonquin Books) with NC Bookwatch on UNC-TV: http://video.unctv.org/video/2365218657/

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Q&A with Drew Perry

April 10, 2014

Q&A with MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alumDrew Perry over at Creative Loafing Tampa: http://cltampa.com/artbreaker/archives/2014/01/16/do-thisqanda-author-drew-perry-kids-these-days#.Uue8Fnco4kg

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Drew Perry Interview in Southern Literary Review

April 3, 2014

Interview with MFA Writing Program at Greensboroalum Drew Perry over at the Southern Literary Review: http://southernlitreview.com/authors/matt-simmons-interviews-drew-perry-author-of-kids-these-days.htm

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“unmaking”: Poem by Chloe Anne Campbell

April 2, 2014

Poetry by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro 2nd-year poet Chloe Anne Campbell over at Boxcar Poetry Review: http://www.boxcarpoetry.com/034/campbell_chloe_anne_001.html

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Musical Inspiration for Drew Perry’s “Kids These Days”

March 30, 2014

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Drew Perry discusses the music playlist for his novel “Kids These Days” over at Largehearted Boy: http://www.largeheartedboy.com/blog/archive/2014/01/book_notes_drew_4.html

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Michael Parker’s Novel Reviewed by Austin American Statesman

March 25, 2014

“All I Have in This in World” (Algonquin Books), the latest from MFA Writing Program at Greensboro fiction writer Michael Parker reviewed in the Austin American Statesman: http://www.mystatesman.com/news/entertainment/books-literature/all-i-have-in-this-world-a-man-a-woman-and-the-lov/nd7pz/

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Ansel Elkins in The Anniston Star

March 24, 2014

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Ansel Elkins featured in The Anniston Star: http://www.annistonstar.com/view/full_story/24743347/article-The-night-writer–Daughter-of-former-Star-journalists-wins-poetry-prize?instance=life_secondary

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“The Library”: Poem by Rebecca Black

March 22, 2014

Poetry by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro poet Rebecca Black over at Meridian: The Semi-Annual from the University of Virginia: http://readmeridian.org/view/spotlight.html?missue=32&mpage=42

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“Reenactment As America’s Most Wanted #48″: Poem by Fritz Ward

March 21, 2014

Poetry by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Fritz Ward over at The Collagist: http://thecollagist.com/the-collagist/2014/3/6/reenactment-as-americas-most-wanted-48.html

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“Yalta”: Poem by Kelly Cherry

March 20, 2014

Poetry by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alumKelly Cherry over at Green Mountains Review: http://greenmountainsreview.com/?p=3866

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Southern Literary Review selects Drew Perry for “Read of the Month”

March 19, 2014

“Kids These Days” (Algonquin Books) by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Drew Perry is the March “Read of the Month” over at the Southern Literary Review: http://southernlitreview.com/reviews/march-read-of-the-month-kids-these-days-by-drew-perry.htm

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Steve Almond Reviews “Strange Bodies”

March 16, 2014

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Steve Almond reviews ‘Strange Bodies’ by Marcel Theroux forThe New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/02/books/review/strange-bodies-by-marcel-theroux.html?_r=0

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Ethan Hauser featured in The Millions

March 15, 2014

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Ethan Hauser on the “Rules of Writing” over at The Millions: http://www.themillions.com/2014/03/baffling-dictums-on-the-rules-of-writing.html

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“Part and Parcel”: Poem by Heidi Czerwiec

March 14, 2014

Poetry by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Heidi Czerwiec featured at Verse Daily: http://www.versedaily.org/2014/partparcel.shtml

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Sarah Rose Nordgren in 32 Poems Magazine

March 13, 2014

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Sarah Rose Nordgren on “The Abyssal Plain“ by Bruce Bond over at32 Poems Magazine:

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Elon’s “President’s Report” Features Drew Perry

March 12, 2014

http://www.elon.edu/e-web/academics/presidents_report/2013/perry.xhtml

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Interview with Steve Almond

March 11, 2014

Interview MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum andHere and Now‘s literary critic Steve Almond about “The Autobiography of Mark Twain: Volume 1: http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2014/02/18/mark-twain-autobiography

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Poem by David Blair featured in Limestone Lit Mag

March 5, 2014

http://limestonelitmag.com/issues/1/4/

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Alum Ansel Elkins Awarded Yale Younger Poets Prize

March 5, 2014

http://www.latimes.com/books/jacketcopy/la-et-jc-yale-younger-poets-prize-ansel-elkins-20140303-story.html

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Poetry by Thera Webb at No Infinite

March 3, 2014

Poetry by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Thera Webb over at No Infinite: http://noinfinite.bigcartel.com/product/no-infinite-vol-1

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“The Copperhead Shuttle”: Essay by Rowan Jacobsen

March 2, 2014

New long form essay by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Rowan Jacobsen over at The Weather Channel: http://stories.weather.com/story/8135

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Poems by Rachel Marie Patterson in Thrush Poetry Journal

March 1, 2014

Poetry by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Rachel Marie Patterson over at Thrush Poetry Journal: http://www.thrushpoetryjournal.com/march-2014-rachel-marie-patterson.html

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Fiction Writers Review features Drew Perry

February 27, 2014

“Kids These Days” (Algonquin Books 2013), the latest from MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Drew Perry featured at Fiction Writers Review: http://fictionwritersreview.com/reviews/kids-these-days-by-drew-perry

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Allison Seay featured by Prairie Schooner

February 26, 2014

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Allison Seaytalks about preparing the manuscript of her award-winning poetry collection, “To See the Queen,” over atPrairie Schooner: http://www.prairieschooner.unl.edu/?q=blog%2Fhow-book-happens-allison-seay

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“How I Write”: Q&A with Julianna Baggott

February 25, 2014

Q&A with MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Julianna Baggott over at The Daily Beast: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/02/12/how-i-write-julianna-baggott.html

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Steve Almond in The Writers Chronicle

February 24, 2014

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Steve Almond talks about the uses of “bad writing” over at The Writers Chronicle: https://www.awpwriter.org/magazine_media/writers_notebook_view/8/on_the_enchantments_and_uses_of_bad_writing

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Knoxville News Sentinel Reviews Drew Perry’s “Kids These Days”

February 22, 2014

“Kids These Days” (Algonquin Books, 2014), the latest from MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Drew Perry reviewed in the Knoxville News Sentinel: http://www.knoxnews.com/news/2014/feb/08/kids-these-days-finds-humor-in-parenthood/

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Interview with Julianna Baggott

February 21, 2014

Interview with MFA Writing Program at Greensboroalum Julianna Baggott over at The Diary of a Bookworm: http://www.thediaryofabookworm.com/2014/02/burn-by-julianna-baggott-review.html

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Jeff Hardin on Claudia Emerson’s “Searching the Title”

February 19, 2014

Jeff Hardin discusses MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Claudia Emerson‘s poem “Searching the Title” http://jeffhardin.weebly.com/1/post/2014/01/claudia-emerson-searching-the-title.html

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Touring Theatre of North Carolina features Michael Parker

February 18, 2014

The Touring Theatre of North Carolinas Chamber Series continues with Over the Edge, a collection of short stories by award-winning Triad authors Quinn Dalton,Michael Parker: http://wfdd.org/post/touring-theatre-north-carolina-presents-chamber-series

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Scott Owens featured by The Writer’s Almanac

February 17, 2014

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Scott Owens features on The Writer’s Almanac: http://writersalmanac.publicradio.org/?elq=3db951c4a3db462b9d9466d3dd8c1077&elqCampaignId=5156

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Nina Riggs Wins Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Prize

February 16, 2014

Congratulations to MFA Writing Program at Greensboroalum Nina Riggs on winning a 2013 Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Prize: http://dorothyprizes.org/2013awards.htm

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“There Are Angels”: Essay by Camille Dungy

February 14, 2014

Essay by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Camille Dungy over at Poetry and Popular Culture: http://mikechasar.blogspot.com/2014/01/there-are-angels-guest-posting-by.html

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Drew Perry on his novel “Kids These Days”

February 12, 2014

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Drew Perrytalks about his latest novel, “Kids These Days” for Elon University: http://youtu.be/3ZRUj0cz3EE

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StorySouth Reviews Allison Seay’s “To See the Queen”

February 12, 2014

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Jennifer Whitaker reviews “To See the Queen” by Allison Seayover at StorySouth: http://storysouth.com/2013/09/allison-seay-to-see-the-queen.html

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Jillian Weise Judge for North Carolina Writers’ Network

February 10, 2014

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Jillian Weise to judge the Randall Jarrell Poetry Competition for theNorth Carolina Writers’ Network: http://www.ncwriters.org/news/network-news/4292-fulbright-fellow-to-judge-randall-jarrell-poetry-competition

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Fred and Susan Chappell Read From “Shadow Box”

February 9, 2014

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro faculty emeritus reads from his poetry collection “Shadow Box” at Glenwood Coffee and Books: http://youtu.be/2SHXoMCBLGg

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Bruce Piephoff Releases “Soft Soap Purrings”

February 8, 2014

“Soft Soap Purrings,” the latest from MFA Writing Program at Greensboro Bruce Piephoff now available at CD Baby: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/brucepiephoff4

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San Jose Mercury News Review of “Motherland” by Maria Hummel

February 6, 2014

“Motherland,” the latest from MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Maria Hummel reviewed in the San Jose Mercury News: http://www.mercurynews.com/entertainment/ci_24842715/books-by-bay-maria-hummel-plumbs-some-serious

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“Poets in Person” features Claudia Emerson

February 5, 2014

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Claudia Emerson featured for The Cortland Review‘s “Poets in Person”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6npoFzbF94&feature=share&list=PL480C0537D8C01553&index=4

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Grand Central Publishing Releases “Burn” by Julianna Baggott

February 4, 2014

Happy Publication to MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Julianna Baggott, whose novel “Burn” releases today from Grand Central Publishing: http://www.amazon.com/Burn-Pure-Trilogy-Julianna-Baggott/dp/1455502995/ref=sr_1_1_title_0_main?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1391529141&sr=1-1&keywords=julianna+baggott

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“Thumbtack” by Glen Lester Published by REVOLVER Magazine

February 4, 2014

Fiction by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro Glen Lester over at REVOLVER Magazine: http://www.around-around.com/thumbtack/

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“In The Darkness” by Poet Scott Owens

February 3, 2014

Poetry by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Scott Owens over at Blue Fifth Review: http://bluefifthreview.wordpress.com/2014/01/15/blue-five-notebook-january-2014-14-1/

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Poem by Josh Exoo featured at Radar Poetry

February 2, 2014

Poetry by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Josh Exoo over at Radar Poetry: http://www.radarpoetry.com/a-light-wind-in-winter

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Kirkus Reviews on “Burn” by Julianna Baggott

February 1, 2014

“Burn,” the latest from MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Julianna Baggott reviewed over at Kirkus Reviews: https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/julianna-baggott/burn-baggott/

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“Because it looked hotter that way” by Camille Dungy featured on The Academy of American Poets

January 31, 2014

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Camille Dungy featured over at the The Academy of American Poets: http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Poem-A-Day–Because-it-looked-hotter-that-way-by-Camille-Dungy.html?soid=1110705357409&aid=5hJh6CrTIgA

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Stuart Dischell’s Poem “I Know A Few Things” featured by The Academy of American Poets

January 29, 2014

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro poet Stuart Dischell featured over at the The Academy of American Poets: http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/23836

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Interview with Drew Perry

January 29, 2014

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Drew Perry interviewed over at The Nervous Breakdown: http://www.thenervousbreakdown.com/jevison/2014/01/kids-these-days/#more-116087

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Numero Cinq Interviews Steve Almond

January 28, 2014

Interview with MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Steve Almond over at Numéro Cinq: http://numerocinqmagazine.com/2014/01/02/the-sadder-it-gets-the-funnier-it-gets-interview-with-steve-almond-laura-k-warrell/

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Review of Audrey Meyer DeKam’s “Don’t Spend It All on Candy”

January 27, 2014

“Don’t Spend It All on Candy,” the latest from MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Audrey Meyer DeKam reviewed at Kirkus Reviews: https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/audrey-meier-dekam/dont-spend-it-all-on-candy/

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Robert Morgan Gives Writing Advice

January 26, 2014

Writing advice from MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Robert Morgan over at Algonquin Books: http://www.algonquin.com/blog/writing-advice-from-robert-morgan/

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Interview with Allison Seay

January 25, 2014

Interview with MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Allison Seay over at The California Journal of Women Writers: http://tcjww.org/2014/01/07/interview-allison-seay/

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Dean Julius Reviews “Scrap Iron”

January 24, 2014

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro 2nd-year poet Dean Julius reviews ‘Scrap Iron’ by Mark J Brewin, Jr. forStorySouth: http://storysouth.com/2013/09/mark-j-brewin-jr-scrap-iron.html

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Maria Hummel Reads “Heimweh” at Fishouse

January 22, 2014

Listen to a poem by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Maria Hummel on her birthday: http://www.fishousepoems.org/?artist=hummel-maria

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Publisher’s Weekly Reviews Lee Zacharias’ “The Only Sounds We Make”

January 20, 2014

“The Only Sounds We Make,” the latest from MFA Writing Program at Greensboro faculty emeritus Lee Zacharias reviewed at Publishers Weekly: http://publishersweekly.com/978-1938235-00-9

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Maria Hummel’s New Novel, “Motherland”, from Counterpoint Press

January 14, 2014

Happy Publication Day to MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Maria Hummel whose novel, Motherland, is out today from Counterpoint Press: http://www.amazon.com/Motherland-Maria-Hummel/dp/1619022370/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1373166362&sr=1-1&keywords=maria+hummel+motherland

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Drew Perry’s New Novel “Kids These Days”

January 14, 2014

Happy Publication Day to MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Drew Perry, whose novel “Kids These Days” launches from Algonquin Books today: http://www.workman.com/products/9781616201715/

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Julianna Baggot’s Two Sentence Story Published by Salon

January 12, 2014

Fiction by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Julianna Baggott over at Salon: http://www.salon.com/2013/12/31/9_magical_two_sentence_stories_for_the_new_year/

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Claudia Emerson’s poem “Infusion Suite” featured on Poetry Daily

January 9, 2014

Poetry by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Claudia Emerson featured over at Poetry Daily: http://poems.com/poem.php?date=16073

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Three Poems by Maria Hummel at Connotation Press

January 8, 2014

Poetry by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Maria Hummel over at Connotation Press: http://www.connotationpress.com/a-poetry-congeries-with-john-hoppenthaler/january-2014/2171-maria-hummel-poetry

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Seven Days Interviews Julianna Baggott

January 5, 2014

Interview with MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Julianna Baggott over at Seven Days: http://www.7dvt.com/2013vermont-college-fine-arts-welcome-best-selling-novelist-julianna-baggott

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John York Reads Poem “Fifty Cents” at The Kenyon Review

January 4, 2014

Poetry by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum John York over at The Kenyon Review: http://www.kenyonreview.org/kr-online-issue/2014-winter/selections/john-york-763879/

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Steve Almond Publishes New Flash Fiction with ‘SmokeLong Quarterly’

June 25, 2013

Flash fiction by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Steve Almond over at SmokeLong Quarterly: http://smokelong.com/flash/stevealmond40q.asp

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Shawn Delgado Reviews Travis Denton’s ‘When Pianos Fall from the Sky’

June 23, 2013

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Shawn Delgado reviews Travis Denton’s ‘When Pianos Fall From the Sky’ over at StorySouth: http://storysouth.com/2013/03/travis-denton-when-pianos-fall-from-the-sky.html

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Christine Adams Reviews ‘This Is Not About Birds’ for ‘StorySouth’

June 9, 2013

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro Christine Adams reviews Nick Ripatrazone’s ‘This is Not About Birds’ over at StorySouth: http://storysouth.com/2013/03/nick-ripatrazone-this-is-not-about-birds.html

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Craig Nova Featured at ‘The Daily Beast’ for ‘All the Dead Men’

June 6, 2013

“All the Dead Yale Men,” the latest MFA Writing Program at Greensboro fiction writer Craig Nova, featured over at The Daily Beast: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/06/03/this-week-s-hot-reads-june-3-2013.html#1

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Enjoy a Dan Albergotti Poem on His Birthday

June 5, 2013

Enjoy a poem by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Dan Albergotti on his birthday: http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/20078

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Dan Albergotti’s Newest Book Is Now Available from Unicorn Press

June 5, 2013

Happy publication day to MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Dan Albergotti whose poetry collection, “The Use of the World,” is now available form Unicorn Press: http://www.unicorn-press.org/books/Albergotti-The-Use-of-the-World.html

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Holly Goddard Jones Reviewed in the ‘Maine Sunday Telegram’ for Her Novel ‘The Next Time You See Me’

June 3, 2013

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro fiction writer Holly Goddard Jones reviewed in the Maine Sunday Telegram: http://www.pressherald.com/life/audience/a-murder-mystery-that-adds-breadth_2013-04-07.html

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Julianna Baggott Publishes Dystopian Flash Fiction over at ‘Bullett Magazine’

May 31, 2013

Dystopian flash fiction by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Julianna Baggott over at Bullett Magazine: http://bullettmedia.com/article/exclusive-4-dystopian-authors-imagine-a-not-so-bright-future/

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Paul Crenshaw Publishes New Fiction in the ‘Driftless Review’

May 30, 2013

Fiction by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro Paul Crenshaw over at the Driftless Review: http://driftlessreview.org/paul-crenshaw/

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Abigail Browning Publishes New Poetry in ‘Linebreak’

May 29, 2013

Poetry by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Abigail Browning over at “Linebreak”: http://linebreak.org/poems/a-conservatory-for-wolves/

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Allison Seay Publishes New Poems over at ‘The Pinch Literary Journal’

May 28, 2013

Poetry by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Allison Seay over at The Pinch Literary Journal: http://www.thepinchjournal.com/allison-seay-the-primal-scene/

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Thera Webb Reads Tonight in Boston

May 28, 2013

Live in Boston? Go see MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Thera Webb read tonight at 7:00 at The Marliave: https://www.facebook.com/events/111849225652183/?ref=3

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Julianna Baggott Writes about Thomas Edison and Novelists for ‘Unboxed’

May 27, 2013

Essay by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Julianna Baggott over at Writer Unboxed: http://writerunboxed.com/2013/05/03/what-i-learned-from-thomas-edison-and-how-it-applies-to-novelists/

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Ben Klinkner Reviews George Singleton’s ‘Stray Decorum’ for ‘StorySouth’

May 26, 2013

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Ben Klinkner reviews George Singleton‘s Dzanc Books collection ‘Stray Decorum’ over at StorySouth: http://storysouth.com/2013/03/george-singleton-stray-decorum.html

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Jennifer Millitello Poetry Reading Tonight in Manchester, NH

May 25, 2013

Live near Manchester, New Hampshire? Go see MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Jennifer Millitello read tonight at 6:30 at The Shaskeen Pub and Restaurant: https://www.facebook.com/events/397860386987444/?ref=3

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Lee Zacharias Book Signing in Manteo, NC Today

May 24, 2013

Visiting the Out Banks? MFA Writing Program at Greensboro fiction writer emeritus, Lee Zacharias, will be signing books at Manteo Booksellers in Manteo from 2-4 this afternoon . . .

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Gabriel Spera’s ‘The Rigid Body’ Named as a Finalist for the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards

May 23, 2013

“The Rigid Body” by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Gabriel Spera named a finalist for the 2013 Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) Benjamin Franklin Awards: http://www.ibpa-online.org/benefits/benjamin-franklin-awards/2013-benjamin-franklin-award-finalists/#.UZaUBCv70WW

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Claudia Emerson’s New Poetry Appears in ‘blackbird: an online journal of literature and the arts’

May 22, 2013

Poetry by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Claudia Emerson over at blackbird: an online journal of literature and the arts: http://www.blackbird.vcu.edu/v12n1/poetry/emerson_c/index.shtml

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Holly Goddard Jones Interviewed for ‘ACE Weekly’

May 20, 2013

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro fiction writer Holly Goddard Jones interviewed for ACE Weekly: http://www.aceweekly.com/2013/03/a-conversation-with-author-holly-goddard-jones/

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Bruce Piephoff Plays a House Show in Mooresville, NC Tonight

May 18, 2013

Live near Mooresville, NC? Go see MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Bruce Piephoff in a house concert tonight at 7:00: http://www.reverbnation.com/show/9366546

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Scott Owens Publishes Two New Poems with ‘South Writ Large’

May 17, 2013

2 poems by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Scott Owens over at South Writ Large: http://southwritlarge.com/articles/poems/

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Matt Fiander’s New Story ‘The Smell of Cordite’ Published at ‘Driftless Review’

May 16, 2013

Story by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Matthew Fiander over at Drfitless Review: http://driftlessreview.org/matthew-fiander/

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Steve Almond Discusses “Why We Still Read ‘The Great Gatsby'” for ‘Here and Now’

May 15, 2013

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Steve Almond on “Why We Still Read ‘The Great Gatsby’” over at “Here and Now”: http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2013/05/09/literary-great-gatsby

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Allison Seay’s New Collection ‘To See the Queen’ Named as an “Essential Poetry Title” for Spring 2013

May 14, 2013

“To See the Queen,” by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Allison Seay listed by Library Journal as one of the Thirty Essential Poetry Titles for Spring 2013: http://reviews.libraryjournal.com/2013/04/books/nonfic/arts-humanities/thirty-essential-poetry-titles-for-spring-2013/

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George Singleton and Kat Meads Win Silver Medals in the 2013 Independent Publisher Book Awards

May 13, 2013

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alums George Singletonand Kat Meads win Silver Medals in the 2013 Independent Publisher Book Awards:http://www.independentpublisher.com/article.php?page=1653

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Barbara Presnell’s New Poetry Appears in ‘StorySouth’

May 12, 2013

Poetry by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Barbara Presnell over at StorySouth: http://storysouth.com/2013/03/after-the-train-carries-her-son-to-war-she-walks-the-other-children-home.html

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Paul Crenshaw Publishes New Fiction in the ‘Blue Mesa Review’

May 11, 2013

Fiction by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Paul Crenshaw over at Blue Mesa Review: http://bluemesareview.org/issues/online-issue-27/after-the-storm-by-paul-crenshaw/

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Julianna Baggott Discusses Balancing Family Life with Writing

May 10, 2013

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Julianna Baggott discusses balancing writing and kids with Tallahassee.com: http://www.tallahassee.com/article/20130411/NEWS01/304110038/Baggott-shines-inaugural-TLH-Book-Club-reading?nclick_check=1

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Kelly Cherry Publishes New Poems in ‘Solstice Literary Magazine’

May 9, 2013

Poetry by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Kelly Cherry over at Solstice Literary Magazine: http://www.solsticelitmag.org/content/the-lacework-of-coherence/

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Claudia Emerson Interviewed at ‘Birmingham Poetry Review’

May 8, 2013

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Claudia Emerson interviewed in the Birmingham Poetry Review: http://poems.com/special_features/prose/essay_mintz_emerson.php

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Terry L. Kennedy Publishes New Poetry with ‘Thrush Poetry Journal’

May 7, 2013

Poetry by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Terry L. Kennedy over at Thrush Poetry Journal: http://www.thrushpoetryjournal.com/may-2013-terry-l-kennedy.html

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Holly Goddard Jones’s New Novel Reviewed by ‘The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’

May 6, 2013

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro fiction writer Holly Goddard Jones reviewed in the The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: http://www.ajc.com/news/entertainment/books-literature/missing-woman-shakes-up-southern-town-in-the-next-/nWmS7/

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Steve Almond Reading Video Posted at ‘Extract(s)’

May 5, 2013

Watch a reading by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Steve Almond over at Extract(s): http://dailydoseoflit.com/2013/04/29/in-place-live-steve-almond/

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Lee Zacharias’s Reading for the North Carolina Writer’s Network Posted for Your Viewing Pleasure

May 4, 2013

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro fiction writer emeritus, Lee Zacharias reads for the North Carolina Writers’ Network Spring Conference held here at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro – UNCG:http://youtube/p9SQGtXLbDE

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Scott Owens Publishes New Poetry with ‘Pirene’s Fountain’

May 3, 2013

Poetry by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Scott Owens over at Pirene’s Fountain: http://www.pirenesfountain.com/poetry/owens.html

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Matt Fiander Reviews Hiss Golden Messenger’s New Album for ‘PopMatters’

May 2, 2013

New review by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Matt Fiander over at PopMatters: http://www.popmatters.com/pm/review/170228-hiss-golden-messenger-haw/

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Julie Brooks Barbour Publishes New Poems with ‘Sleet Magazine’

May 1, 2013

New poetry by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Julie Brooks Barbour over at sleetmagazine.com: http://www.sleetmagazine.com/selected/brooks_barbour_v5n1.html

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Camille Dungy Profiled in ‘The Namibian’

April 30, 2013

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Camille Dungy profiled in The Namibian: http://www.namibian.com.na/letters/full-story/archive/2013/april/article/there-was-more-to-creative-writing/

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Jennifer Militello Reads Tonight in Louisville

April 29, 2013

Live in Louisville? Go see MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Jennifer Millitello read tonight at 7:30 at 21c Museum Hotels: https://www.facebook.com/events/161909337306640/?ref=3

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Rachel Marie Patterson Publishes New Poems in StorySouth

April 28, 2013

Poetry by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Rachel Marie Patterson over at StorySouth: http://storysouth.com/2013/03/entomophobia.html

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Keith Lee Morris Interviewed for “What I’m TRYING to Say”

April 27, 2013

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Keith Lee Morris interviewed for “What I’m TRYING to Say” http://www.wittscast.com/archives/661

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Rowan Jacobsen Writes about the Decreasing Apple Diversity- for Mother Jones

April 27, 2013

New article by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Rowan Jacobsen over at Mother Jones: http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2013/04/heritage-apples-john-bunker-maine

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Julianna Baggott Interviewed by The StoryMen

April 26, 2013

Listen to an interview with MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Julianna Baggott over at The StoryMen: http://www.storymen.us/julianna-baggott/

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Allison Seay to Read at UNCG Tonight at 8:00PM

April 25, 2013

Live in Greensboro? Come see MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Allison Seay read to tonight at 8:00 at the The University of North Carolina at Greensboro – UNCG Faculty Center: https://www.facebook.com/events/535904636462069/

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Claudia Emerson to Read in Eau Claire, WI Tonight at 6:00PM

April 24, 2013

Live in Eau Claire, WI? Go see MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Claudia Emerson read tonight at 6:00 at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire: http://www.uwec.edu/News/releases/13/04/0405ClaudiaEmerson.htm

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Julie Brooks Barbour’s New Poetry Out at StorySouth

April 15, 2013

Poetry from MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Julie Brooks Barbour over at StorySouth: http://storysouth.com/2013/03/the-nature-of-lace.html

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Dan Albergotti to Read at UNCG Today at 5:00 PM

April 11, 2013

Live near Greensboro, NC? Go see MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Dan Albergotti read for The University of North Carolina at Greensboro – UNCG Poetry Day this afternoon at 5:00. http://mfagreensboro.org/event/uncg-poetry-festival/

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Heidi Czerwiec’s Poetry Appears at Connotation Press

April 1, 2013

Poetry by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Heidi Czerwiec over at Connotation-Press An Online-Artifact: http://www.connotationpress.com/a-poetry-congeries-with-john-hoppenthaler/march-2013/1783-heidi-czerwiec-poetry

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Dan Albergotti Interviewed by StorySouth

March 31, 2013

Interview with MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Dan Albergotti over at StorySouth: http://storysouth.com/the_next_big_thing/dan-albergotti.html

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Jennifer Militello Publishes New Poetry with the ‘Green Mountains Review’

March 21, 2013

New poetry by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Jennifer Militello over at Green Mountains Review: http://greenmountainsreview.com/?p=1813

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Angela Davis-Gardner Writes about Growing Up as the “Other” Angela Davis

March 20, 2013

New essay by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Angela Davis-Gardner over at ‘The Millions': http://www.themillions.com/2013/02/funny-you-dont-look-like-angela-davis.html

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Holly Goddard Jones’s New Novel ‘The Next Time You See Me’ Reviewed at ‘The Herald Sun’

March 19, 2013

Review of “The Next Time You See,” the latest from MFA Writing Program at Greensboro fiction wirter Holly Goddard Jones over at ‘The Herald Sun': http://www.heraldsun.com/lifestyles/x670455714/REVIEW-A-compelling-debut-novel-by-Holly-Goddard-Jones

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Julianna Baggott Interviewed about ‘Fuse’ by ‘Powell’s Books, Inc.’

March 18, 2013

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Julianna Baggott interviewed about her latest novel, “Fuse,” over at Powell’s Books, Inc.:https://www.powells.com/blog/qa/julianna-baggott-by-julianna-baggott/

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Holly Goddard Jones Has Her New Novel Reviewed by ‘The News & Record’

March 17, 2013

“The Next Time You See Me,” the latest from MFA Writing Program at Greensboro fiction writer Holly Goddard Jones, reviewed in the The News & Observer: http://www.newsobserver.com/2013/02/16/2683426/mystery-personal-dramas-take-place.html

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Steve Almond Writes about Religion and His Family for ‘Stealing Time Magazine’

March 16, 2013

New essay by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Steve Almond over at Stealing Time Magazine: http://stealingtimemag.com/articles/in-my-image/

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Ruth Moose Wins the Southeast Review 2013 Narrative Nonfiction Contest

March 13, 2013

Congratulations to MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Ruth Moose, winner of The Southeast Review 2013 Narrative Nonfiction contest: http://southeastreview.org/contests.html

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Scott Owens Interviewed at ‘Flutter Poetry Journal’

March 12, 2013

MFA Writing Program at Greensboroalum Scott Owens interviewed over at Flutter Poetry Journal:http://rarepetal.webs.com/interviewwscottowens.htm

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Holly Goddard Jones’ Novel ‘The Next Time You See Me’ Reviewed at ‘My Friend Amy’

March 11, 2013

“The Next Time You See Me,” the latest from MFA Writing Program at Greensboro fiction writer Holly Goddard Jones, reviewed at ‘My Friend Amy': http://www.myfriendamysblog.com/2013/02/the-next-time-you-see-me-by-holly.html

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Julianna Baggott’s New Novel ‘Fuse’ Reviewed by The Bookish Babes

March 10, 2013

“Fuse,” the latest from MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Julianna Baggott, reviewed at The Bookish Babes: http://thebookishbabes.blogspot.com/2013/02/review-fuse-pure-2-by-julianna-baggott.html

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Holly Goddard Jones Recieves 4.5 Stars from USA Today for Her New Novel

March 9, 2013

The Next Time You See Me,” the latest from MFA Writing Program at Greensboro fiction writer Holly Goddard Jones, receives 4.5 out of 5 stars from USA TODAY: http://books.usatoday.com/book/’the-next-time-you-see-me-examines-hunt-for-missing-woman/r850311

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Terry Kennedy’s New Poems Published in ‘Prime Number Magazine’

March 8, 2013

New poetry by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Terry Kennedy over at Prime Number Magazine: http://www.primenumbermagazine.com/Issue31_PrimeDecimals2.html#anchor_577

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Holly Goddard Jones Interviewed at ‘Fiction Writers Review’

March 7, 2013

Interview with MFA Writing Program at Greensboro fiction writer Holly Goddard Jones over at Fiction Writers Review: http://fictionwritersreview.com/interviews/high-stakes-an-interview-with-holly-goddard-jones

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Josh Watson and the Grand Ole Uproar Play Tonight in Raleigh

March 6, 2013

Live in Raleigh? Go see MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Josh Watson and his band The Grand Ole Uproar at The Pour House Music Hall tonight at 8:00: https://www.facebook.com/events/447125898689823/

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Rodney Jones Featured at the Poetry Foundation and Poetry Magainze, “Rain on Tin”

March 5, 2013

Poem by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Rodney Jones featured over at the Poetry Foundation & Poetry Magazine: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/182321

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Matt Fiander Reviews the New Pissed Jeans Album for Pop Matters

March 4, 2013

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum, Matt Fiander, reviews the latest from Pissed Jeans for Pop Matters: http://www.popmatters.com/pm/review/168185-pissed-jeans-honeys/

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Kelly Cherry’s Newest Chapbook ‘Vectors’ Reviewed by the ‘Monday Muse’

March 3, 2013

The ‘Monday Muse’ looks at “Vectors,” the ninth chapbook from MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Kelly Cherry: http://writingwithoutpaper.blogspot.com/2013/02/monday-muse-kelly-cherrys-vectors.html

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Bruce Piephoff Plays the Community Arts Cafe in Winston-Salem

March 2, 2013

Live in Winston-Salem? Go see MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Bruce Piephoff play a set at the The Community Arts Cafe tonight at 7:30: https://www.facebook.com/events/119592391547090/

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Holly Goddard Jones’ New Novel Reviewed at Blog Critics

March 1, 2013

“The Next Time You See Me,” the latest novel from MFA Writing Program at Greensboro fiction writer Holly Goddard Jones reviewed at Blog Critics: http://blogcritics.org/books/article/book-review-the-next-time-you/

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Matt Armstrong Plays with Viva La Muerta at The Blind Tiger

February 28, 2013

Live in Greensboro? Go see MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Matt Armstrong and his band Viva la Muerte tonight at The Blind Tiger: https://www.facebook.com/events/422133571200794/

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Holly Goddard Jones Reads in Asheville Tonight

February 27, 2013

Live in Asheville? Go see MFA Writing Program at Greensboro fiction writer Holly Goddard Jones go read at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Cafe tonight at 7:00: http://thereadonwnc.ning.com/events/holly-goddard-jones-reading-booksigning?xg_source=activity

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Steve Almond Interviews Novelist Chris Castellani for ‘The Rumpus’

February 26, 2013

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Steve Almond interviews novelist Chris Castellani for The Rumpus: http://therumpus.net/2013/02/the-rumpus-interview-with-chris-castellani/

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Julianna Baggott Interviewed by ‘Girls with Books’

February 25, 2013

Interview with MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Julianna Baggott over at Girls With Books: http://girlswithbook.blogspot.com/2013/02/author-spotlightinterview-wuth-julianna.html

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Kyla Sterling’s New Poems Appear in the ‘Notre Dame Review’

February 24, 2013

New poetry MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Kyla Sterling over at the Notre Dame Review: http://ndreview.nd.edu/assets/92092/two_poems.pdf

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Scott Owens Featured over at Your Daily Poem

February 23, 2013

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Scott Owens featured over at Your Daily Poem: http://yourdailypoem.com/listpoem.jsp?poem_id=1369

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Camille Dungy Discusses Finding Time to Write with ‘Poets & Writers’

February 22, 2013

New piece by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Camille Dungy over at Poets & Writers: http://www.pw.org/content/camille_dungy_on_finding_the_time_to_write

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Paul Crenshaw Writes about the Odd Allure of Lying for the ‘Conneticut Review’

February 21, 2013

New essay by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Paul Crenshaw in the Connecticut Review: http://www.easternct.edu/ctreview/journal/documents/Fall2012CR-Final.pdf

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Camille Dungy’s New Poetry Collection ‘Smith Blue’ Reviewed over at ‘Flycatcher: A Journal of Native Imagination’

February 20, 2013

“Smith Blue,” the latest collection from MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Camille Dungy reviewed over at Flycatcher: A Journal of Native Imagination: http://www.flycatcherjournal.org/2-review-smith-blue.php

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Jillian Weise Reviewed over at ‘SYW Magazine’ for Her Novel ‘The Colony’

February 19, 2013

“The Colony,” the latest novel from MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Jillian Weise reviewed over at SYW Magazine: http://slityourwristsmagazine.com/2013/01/31/the-colony-by-jillian-weise-video-book-review/

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Holly Goddard Jones’s New Novel ‘The Next Time You See Me’ Offered in Free Raffle

February 18, 2013

Enter to win a copy of “The Next Time You See Me,” the latest from MFA Writing Program at Greensboro fiction writer Holly Goddard Jones over at ‘Peeking Between the Pages': http://www.peekingbetweenthepages.com/2013/02/the-next-time-you-see-me-by-holly-goddard-jones-spotlight-giveaway-uscanada.html

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Terry Kennedy’s Poem “Hoppenthaler’s Congeries” Appears over at ‘Connotation Press: An Online Artifact’

February 18, 2013

New poetry by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Terry Kennedy in “Hoppenthaler’s Congeries” over at Connotation Press: An Online Artifact: http://connotationpress.com/a-poetry-congeries-with-john-hoppenthaler/february-2013/1732-terry-kennedy-poetry

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Holly Goddard Jones Publishes Her Story “Life Expectancy” at the ‘Kenyon Review’

February 17, 2013

New story by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro fiction writer Holly Goddard Jones over at The Kenyon Review: http://www.kenyonreview.org/journal/winter-2007/selections/life-expectancy/

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Jen Julian’s Story “Hagridden” Appears in the ‘Four Way Review’

February 16, 2013

New fiction by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Jen Julian over at Four Way Review: http://fourwayreview.com/hagridden-by-jen-julian/

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Matt Fiander Reviews Newly Released Miles Davis Bootlegs for Pop Matters

February 15, 2013

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Matt Fiander reviews Miles Davis Quintet: Live in Europe 1969: The Booleg Series Vol. 2 for Pop Matters: http://www.popmatters.com/pm/review/167621-miles-davis-quintet-live-in-europe-1969-the-booleg-series-vol.-2/

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Scott Owens Reads “Waxwings” by Daniel Nathan Terry

February 15, 2013

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Scott Owens reviews “Waxwings” by Daniel Nathan Terry for ‘Wild Goose Poetry Review': https://wildgoosepoetryreview.wordpress.com/2013/02/14/scott-owens-review-of-daniel-nathan-terrys-waxwings/

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Sarah Lindsay Shares a Valentine’s Poem with O. Henry Magazine

February 14, 2013

Celebrate today by reading a Valentine’s poem MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Sarah Lindsay over at O. Henry Magazine: http://issuu.com/ohenrymag/docs/february_2013_o.henry/47

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Holly Goddard Jones Reviewed in the Chicago Tribune for ‘The Next Time You See Me’

February 13, 2013

The Chicago Tribune reviews “The Next Time You See Me” by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro fiction writer Holly Goddard Jones: http://www.chicagotribune.com/site/newspaper/entertainment/ct-books-0126-editors-choice-20130125,0,3649026.story

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Julianna Baggott’s ‘Pure’ Selected as a TLH Book Club Read

February 12, 2013

TLH book club selects “Pure” by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Julianna Baggott as their first read of 2013: http://www.tallahassee.com/article/20130125/LIVING/301260002/New-TLH-Book-Club-starts-out-Pure-?odyssey=tab%7Ctopnews%7Ctext%7Cfrontpage&nclick_check=1

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Jennifer Millitello’s New Poetry Appears in Redux: A Literary Journal

February 11, 2013

Poetry by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Jennifer Millitello over at “Redux”: http://www.reduxlitjournal.com/2013/01/66-gospel-of-human-condition-by.html?spref=fb

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Kat Meads Interviewed over at The Rumpus

February 10, 2013

Interview with MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Kat Meads over at The Rumpus: http://therumpus.net/2013/01/the-sunday-rumpus-interview-kat-meads/

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Julie Brooks Barbour’s New Poetry in Blood Lotus Journal

February 9, 2013

New poetry by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Julie Brooks Barbour over at Blood Lotus Journal: http://issuu.com/bloodlotus/docs/bl26_final/23

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Camille Dungy Follows Up on Her Poet & Writers Article (January 18th for Original)

February 8, 2013

New piece by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Camille Dungy over at Poets & Writers: http://www.pw.org/content/camille_dungy_how_writers_answer_questions?cmnt_all=1

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Sarah Lindsay Reads in Iowa at Prarie Lights Bookstore at 7:00PM

February 7, 2013

Live in Iowa City? Go see MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Sarah Lindsay at Prairie Lights Bookstore tonight at 7:00: http://www.writinguniversity.org/event-rss-import/sarah-lindsay-reading-272013-700-pm-to-800-pm-prairie-lights

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Claudia McQuistion’s Poetry Appears in Pebble Lake Review

February 6, 2013

New poetry by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Claudia McQuisition over at Pebble Lake Review: http://www.pebblelakereview.com/archive/2012_v8_2_fall_winter/poem_NighttimeOnThe49.html

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Jennifer Millitello Writes about Metaphors for Voltage Poetry

February 5, 2013

New craft essay by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Jennifer Millitello over at Voltage Poetry: http://voltagepoetry.com/2013/01/22/jennifer-militellos-the-macro-turn-and-micro-turn-as-metaphors-apparatus/

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Nina Riggs Wins a 2012 Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Prize

February 5, 2013

Congratulations to MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Nina Riggs for winning a 2012 Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Prize! http://www.dorothyprizes.org/

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Maria Hummel Reads Her Poem “Adam (or Likeness in Waters)” at Fishouse Poems

February 5, 2013

Listen to poetry by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Maria Hummel over at Fishouse Poems: http://fishousepoems.org/archives/maria_hummel/adam_or_likeness_in_the_waters_live_stanford.shtml

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Logan Cure’s Poetry in Sundog Literary Magazine

February 4, 2013

New poetry by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Logen Cure over at Sundog Lit: http://issuu.com/sundoglit/docs/issue_two?mode=window

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Holly Goddard Jones Talks ‘Justified’ over at Slate.com

February 3, 2013

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro fiction writer Holly Goddard Jones talks Justified over at Slate.com: http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/tv_club/features/2013/justfied_season_4/week_3/truth_and_consequences_boyd_crowder_outs_cassie_as_a_fraud_at_the_last_chance.html

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Melissa Wiley’s Children’s Book ‘The Prairie Thief’ Reviewed at Bookie Woogie

February 2, 2013

“The Prairie Thief,” the latest from MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Melissa Wiley, reviewed over at Bookie Woogie: http://bookiewoogie.blogspot.com/2013/01/review-121-prairie-thief.html

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Start February with a Bruce Piephoff Song

February 1, 2013

Start the month off with a song by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Bruce Piephoff: http://www.reverbnation.com/brucepiephoff/song/7053088-february-song

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Matt Fiander Reviews the New Camper Van Beethoven Album ‘La Costa Perdida’

January 31, 2013

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Matt Fiander reviews the latest from camper van beethoven over at PopMatters: http://www.popmatters.com/pm/review/167411-camper-van-beethoven-la-costa-perdida/

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Scott Owens Featured on The Joe Milford Poetry Show

January 30, 2013

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Scott Owens featured on The Joe Milford Poetry Show: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/joseph-milford/2013/01/20/joe-milford-hosts-scott-owens

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James Ponsoldt to direct film adaptation of Julianna Baggott’s ‘Pure’

January 29, 2013

James Ponsoldt, the helmer behind the upcoming Shailene Woodley vehicle, will write and direct the adaptation of MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Julianna Baggott’s popular book, “Pure.” http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/sundance-spectacular-director-boards-ya-413470

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Julie Funderburk Stands in the Hayden’s Ferry Review Contributor Spotlight

January 28, 2013

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Julie Funderburk steps into the Hayden’s Ferry Review contributor spotlight: http://haydensferryreview.blogspot.com/2013/01/contributor-spotlight-julie-funderburk.html?spref=fb

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Kat Meads Reviewed by American Book Review, ‘For You, Madam Lenin’

January 27, 2013

“For You, Madam Lenin” the latest from MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Kat Meads reviewed over at American Book Review: http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/american_book_review/v034/34.1.phillips.html

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Steve Almond to Read in Portland, Maine on January 26th

January 26, 2013

Live in Portland, Maine? Go see MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Steve Almond tonight at SPACE Gallery: http://www.space538.org/event_details.php?id=1737

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Camille T. Dungy Featured in New American Writing, Two Poems

January 25, 2013

New work by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Camille Dungy over at New American Writing (Magazine): http://www.newamericanwriting.com/30/dungy.htm

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Kathryn Stripling Byer’s Poetry Collection ‘Descent’ Reviewed at The Advocate

January 24, 2013

‘Descent,’ the latest collection from MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Kathryn Stripling Byer reviewed over at The Advocate: http://theadvocate.com/utility/homepagestories/4857392-129/poets-invite-readers-to-share

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Steve Almond Riffs about Narrators for The New York Times

January 23, 2013

New piece by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Steve Almond over at The New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/13/magazine/once-upon-a-time-there-was-a-person-who-said-once-upon-a-time.html?pagewanted=all&_r=2&

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Jaimee Hills’ Poetry at Unsplendid

January 22, 2013

New work by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Jaimee Hills over at Unsplendid: http://unsplendid.com/4-3/4-3_hills_graven_frames.htm

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Julianna Baggott Discusses Long-Dead Authors on Twitter for the New York Times

January 21, 2013

New piece by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Julianna Baggott over at The New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/13/books/review/long-dead-authors-on-facebook-and-twitter.html?_r=0

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Steve Almond Discusses Literary Snobbery at WBUR 90.9FM

January 20, 2013

New piece by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Steve Almond over at WBUR 90.9 FM: http://cognoscenti.wbur.org/2013/01/08/narcissism-memoir-steve-almond

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Holly Goddard Jones Discusses Her Novel ‘The Next Time You See Me’

January 19, 2013

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro fiction writer Holly Goddard Jonesdiscusses her upcoming novel “The Next Time You See Me”:http://on.aol.com/video/holly-goddard-jones-discusses-her-novel-the-next-time-you-see-me-517629752

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Camille Dungy Explains What Writers Do All Day

January 18, 2013

New work by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Camille Dungy over at Poets & Writers: http://www.pw.org/content/camille_dungy_asks_what_do_writers_do_all_day

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Joellen Craft’s Poetry Featured in the Nashville Review

January 17, 2013

New work by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Joellen Craft over at the Nashville Review: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/english/nashvillereview/archives/5766

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George Singleton’s ‘Stray Decorum’ Listed as One of the Best Story Collections of 2012

January 16, 2013

Congratulations to MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum George Singleton, whose Dzanc Books collection “Stray Decorum” was listed by Library Journal as one the best Story Collections of 2012: http://reviews.libraryjournal.com/2013/01/prepub/goodbye-2012-terrific-story-collections-and-small-press-bests/

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Jaimee Hills Publishes New Poems with Unsplendid

January 15, 2013

New work by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Jaimee Hills over at Unsplendid: http://unsplendid.com/4-3/4-3_hills_bar_frames.htm

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Holly Goddard Jones Interviewed at Mourning Goats

January 14, 2013

New interview with MFA Writing Program at Greensboro fiction writer Holly Goddard Jones over at Mourning Goats: http://www.mourninggoats.blogspot.com/2013/01/45-holly-goddard-jones.html?m=1

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Julianna Baggott Discusses Her Secret to Writing a First Novel

January 13, 2013

New work by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Julianna Baggott over at Writer Unboxed: http://writerunboxed.com/2013/01/04/the-secret-to-writing-a-first-novel/

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Kelly Cherry Publishes in Poetry Magazine

January 12, 2013

New work by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Kelly Cherry in the latest issue of Poetry Magazine: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine/poem/245154

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Randall Jarrell’s “Eighth Air Force” at Poetry Foundation

January 12, 2013

Read MFA Greensboro Founder Randall Jarrell’s poem “Eighth Air Force” on the Poetry Foundation’s website. http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/178019

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Lynne Barrett Leads a Short Story Workshop in Coral Gables on February 23rd

January 11, 2013

Live in Coral Gables? Take a workshop with MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Lynne Barrett: http://www.flcenterlitarts.com/site/programs/writing/courses/spring_2013/cg-outreach/lbarrett.html

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Sylvan Allen Finds a Home for Her Fiction at the Nashville Review

January 10, 2013

New work by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Sylvan Allen over at the Nashville Review: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/english/nashvillereview/archives/5829

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Maria Hummel’s Collection ‘House and Fire’ Wins 2013 Honickman Book Prize

January 9, 2013

Congratulations to MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Maria Hummel, whose collection, ‘House and Fire,’ was selected by Fanny Howe as the winner of the 2013 Honickman Book Prize: https://www.aprweb.org/news/2013/01/02/2013-honickman-book-prize-winner-announced

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Steve Cushman Publishes a Poem in O. Henry Magazine

January 8, 2013

New work by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Steve Cushman over at O. Henry Magazine: http://issuu.com/ohenrymag/docs/january_2013_o.henry/47

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Steve Almond Leads a Boston Writing Workshop on Obsession

January 7, 2013

Live in Boston? Take a workshop with MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Steve Almond over at Grub Street: http://grubstreet.org/index.php?workshopcategory=all&coursetype=all&level=all&instructor=Steve+Almond&id=402&ditto_tags#.UOQ6sonjl29

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Julie Brooks Barbour Reviews Jeannine Hall Gailey’s ‘She Returns to the Floating World’

January 6, 2013

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Julie Brooks Barbour reviews Jeannine Hall Gailey’s “She Returns to the Floating World” over at Barn Owl Review:http://www.barnowlreview.com/reviews/gailey.html

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Kelly Link Interviewed in the Author Spotlight at Lightspeed Magazine

January 5, 2013

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Kelly Link spotlighted over at Lightspeed Magazine: http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/nonfiction/author-spotlight-kelly-link/

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Michael C. Peterson Publishes New Poetry at Memorious

January 4, 2013

New poem by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Michael C. Peterson over at Memorious: http://www.memorious.org/?id=456

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Joellen Craft’s Poetry Featured in the Nashville Review

January 3, 2013

New work by MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Joellen Craft over at the Nashville Review: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/english/nashvillereview/archives/5762

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Melissa Wiley’s New Children’s Book Available for Purchase

January 2, 2013

“Inch and Roly and the Very Small Hiding Place,” the latest from MFA Writing Program at Greensboro Melissa Wiley is now available for pre-order: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/144245279X/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=144245279X&linkCode=as2&tag=sdcm-20

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Kat Meads Shares Her Research for Her Novel ‘For You, Madame Lenin’

January 1, 2013

MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Kat Meads shares the research for her latest novel, “For You, Madam Lenin,” over at So New | Necessary Fiction: http://necessaryfiction.com/blog/ResearchNotesKatMeads

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New Poems by Stuart Dischell

November 7, 2012

New poems by Stuart Dischell over at Cerise Press: A Journal of Literature, Arts, and Culture: http://www.cerisepress.com/04/11/the-mysteries-of-aurora

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Kelly Cherry Reading Audio

November 6, 2012

Listen alum Kelly Cherry read her Tarumoto Prize-winning story over at Blackbird: http://www.blackbird.vcu.edu/v11n2/features/tarumoto_prize/index_cherry_k.s…

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Talk with Steve Alum

November 5, 2012

Listen to alum Steve Alum talk with Robin Young about “Writing in Dialects” for WBUR’s Here and Now: http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2012/11/05/steve-almond-accents

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New Work by David Roderick

November 4, 2012

New work by David Roderick over at Four Way Review: http://fourwayreview.com/dear-suburb-by-david-roderick/

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New Story by Fred Chappell

November 3, 2012

New story by Fred Chappell in O. Henry Magazine: http://issuu.com/ohenrymag/docs/novemeber_2012_ohenry_magazine/73?zoomed&am…

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UNCG Magazine: Robert Watson

November 3, 2012

New feature on Robert Watson over at UNCG Magazine: http://ure.uncg.edu/prod/inspirechange/2012/10/05/what-it-is-to-teach/

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Craig Nova Interview

November 1, 2012

Craig Nova interviewed by Michael Silverblatt for KCRW’sBookworm: http://www.kcrw.com/etc/programs/bw/bw121101craig_nova_the_const

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New Jim Clark Essay

October 31, 2012

New essay by Jim Clark in O. Henry Magazine: http://issuu.com/ohenrymag/docs/o.henry_october_2012/115

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Congratulations, Kelly Cherry

October 30, 2012

Congratulations to  alum Kelly Cherry, who is the 2012 Recipient of the Carole Weinstein Prize in Poetry. The Carole Weinstein Prize in Poetry, established in 2005, is awarded each year to a poet with strong connections to the Commonwealth of Virginia. The …

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New Poems by Lauren Moseley

October 29, 2012

New poems by alum Lauren Moseley over at West Branch Wired: http://www.bucknell.edu/x79224.xml

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New Poem by Kathryn Stripling Byer

October 28, 2012

New poem by alum Kathryn Stripling Byer in the October Issue of PineStraw Magazine: http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c3e02e2?page=59#/5c3e02e2/59

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Listen to MFA Greensboro alum George Singleton Talk about Barbecue & Juvenile Delinquency for the Southern Foodways Alliance

October 27, 2012

George Singleton on Barbecue, Inspiration, and Juvenile Misconduct | Southern Foodways Alliance: http://soundcloud.com/southernfoodwaysalliance/george-singleton-on-barbecue

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Listen to Poetry by MFA Greensboro alum Martin Arnold on his Birthday

October 26, 2012

“Astrolabe” | Martin Arnold | Fishouse Poems: http://www.fishousepoems.org/archives/martin_arnold/astrolabe.shtml

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MFA Greensboro alum Profiled for UMW’s “Great Minds at Work”

October 25, 2012

A Poet’s Perspective | Great Minds at Work: http://www.umw.edu/greatminds/2012/10/09/a-poets-perspective/

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New Poetry by MFA Greensboro alum Scott Owens at Loch Raven Review

October 25, 2012

New poems by MFA Greensboro alum Scott Owens over at Loch Raven Review: http://www.lochravenreview.net/2012Fall/owens.html  

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MFA Greensboro alum Gabe Spera featured at Verse Daily

October 24, 2012

“Studies for a Portrait” by Gabriel Spera | Verses Daily: http://www.versedaily.org/2012/studiesportrait.shtml

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New Poetry by MFA Greensboro alum Julianna Baggott at The Good Men Project

October 24, 2012

“Today I Turn to Stretch Armstrong for Comfort”: Poems by Julianna Baggott | The Good Men Project: http://goodmenproject.com/poetry-corner/today-i-turn-to-stretch-armstrong-f…

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2013 Recipient of the Hillsdale Award for Fiction

October 24, 2012

Holly Goddard Jones selected as the 2013 recipient of the Hillsdale Award for Fiction, which is presented every other year by the Fellowship of Southern Writers. The award will be presented in April. The Fellowship’s website offers this explanation of their …

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MFA Greensboro alum Rowan Jacobsen on “Forbidden Oysters” at The Oyster Guide

October 23, 2012

“Forbidden Oysters” | Rowan Jacobsen | The Oyster Guide: http://www.oysterguide.com/new-discoveries/forbidden-oysters/

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Interview with MFA Greensboro alum Kat Meads at The Nervous Breakdown

October 22, 2012

Kat Meads: The TNB Self-Interview | The Nervous Breakdown http://www.thenervousbreakdown.com/tnbfiction/2012/10/kat-meads-the-tnb-sel…

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MFA Greensboro alum April Naoko Heck Reviews “How to Survive a Hotel Fire” by Veronica Wong for The Rumpus

October 21, 2012

Alum April Naoko Heck reviews “How to Survive a Hotel Fire” by Veronica Wong for The Rumpus: http://therumpus.net/2012/10/how-to-survive-a-hotel-fire-by-veronica-wong/

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New Poetry by MFA Greensboro alum Camille Dungy at the Virginia Quarterly Review

October 20, 2012

“One to Watch, and One to Pray” by Camille Dungy |  Virginia Quarterly Review: http://www.vqronline.org/articles/2012/fall/dungy-watch-pray/

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MFA Greensboro Fiction Writer Craig Nova Interviewed for Kari Moran’s Book Radio

October 20, 2012

Listen to an interview with Craig Nova over at Kari Moran’s Book Radio: http://66.147.244.146/~theboop3/audio/KMBRS_CHAP_2_CRAIGNOVA_Mp3_7min46sec_101712.mp3

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Interview with MFA Greensboro alum Scott Owens at Raychelle Writes

October 19, 2012

Mellanie Crouell Interviews Scott Owens | Raychelle Writes: http://raychelle-writes.blogspot.com/2012/08/guest-post-mellanie-crouell-interviews.html

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Interview with MFA Greensboro alum Drew Perry at The Best Damn Creative Writing Blog

October 19, 2012

A Great Interview with  Drew Perry | The Best Damn Creative Writing Blog: http://www.bestdamncreativewritingblog.com/a-great-interview-with-drew-perry/

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Florida Book Awards Award Winner Interview with MFA Greensboro alum Lynne Barrett

October 19, 2012

The Florida Book Awards 2011 Award Winner Interview with alum Lynne Barrett:

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New Story by MFA Greensboro Fiction Writer Holly Goddard Jones serialized at FiveChapters.com

October 18, 2012

“Who Cooks for You” | Holly Goddard Jones | FiveChapters.com: http://www.fivechapters.com/2012/who-cooks-for-you-part-one/

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Take a Look at MFA Greensboro alum Jennifer Militello’s Study at Liz Ahl Poetry

October 17, 2012

Several Windows and a Woodstove Wide: Jennifer Militello‘s Study | Liz Ahl Poetry: https://lizahl.wordpress.com/2012/10/14/several-windows-and-a-woodstove-wide-jennifer-militellos-study/

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New Poem by Rebecca Black

October 17, 2012

New poem by Rebecca Black in the Fall Issue of Shenandoah: http://shenandoahliterary.org/621/author/rblack/

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MFA Greensboro alum Julie Brooks Barbour Reviews the “Fire on Her Tongue” anthology for the Barn Owl Review

October 17, 2012

Taking It With You: A Review of Fire On Her Tongue | Julie Brooks Barbour | Barn Owl Review: http://www.barnowlreview.com/reviews/fire_on_her_tongue.html

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MFA Greensboro alum Steve Almond Reviews Irvine Welsh’s “Skagboys” for the The New York Times

October 16, 2012

Skagboys,’ Irvine Welsh’s ‘Trainspotting’ Prequel | Steve Almond | The New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/07/books/review/skagboys-irvine-welshs-trainspotting-prequel.html

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New Poem by David Roderick

October 15, 2012

New poem by David Roderick in the Fall Issue of The Pinch Literary Journal: http://www.thepinchjournal.com/david-roderick-the-battle-of-san-romano/

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New Poetry by MFA Greensboro alum Julie Brooks Barbour at Straight Forward Poetry

October 15, 2012

New poetry by MFA Greensboro alum Julie Brooks Barbour in the latest issue of Straight Forward Poetry: http://issuu.com/StraightForwardPoetry/docs/sfp_issue_3/7?zoomed&zoomPercent&zoomX&zoomY&noteText&noteX&noteY&viewMode=magazine

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New Poetry by MFA Greensboro alum Kathryn Stripling Byer at The Georgia Review

October 14, 2012

“Easter Afternoon” by Kathryn Stripling Byer | The Georgia Review http://garev.uga.edu/spring12/byer.html

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MFA Greensboro alum George Singleton featured at The Quivering Pen

October 13, 2012

My First Time: George Singleton | The Quivering Pen http://davidabramsbooks.blogspot.com/2012/10/my-first-time-george-singleton.html

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New Poetry by MFA Greensboro alum Julie Brooks Barbour in Taos Journal of Poetry & Art

October 12, 2012

Spiral by Julie Brooks Barbour | Taos Journal of Poetry & Art: http://www.taosjournalofpoetry.com/spiral/

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New Poems by Stuart Dischell

October 12, 2012

New poems by Stuart Dischell over at Sliver of Stone Magazine: http://sliverofstonemagazine.com/beneath-the-blast/

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Kathryn Stripling Byer Interview

October 12, 2012

Alum Kathryn Stripling Byer interviewed by Frank Stasio for WUNC’s The State of Things: http://wunc.org/tsot/archive/North_Carolina_Literary_Hall_of_Fame.mp3/view

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MFA Greensboro alum Camille Dungy Reviewed at The Huffington Post

October 11, 2012

Fall Is Here, So Is the Best of Bay Area Poetry http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dean-rader/san-francisco-poetry_b_1949525.html

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MFA Greensboro alum Kelly Link Reads at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

October 10, 2012

Watch alum Kelly Link read at the Golden Hour of the 2011 Edinburgh International Book Festival:

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New Poem by Maria Hummell

October 6, 2012

New poem by alum Maria Hummell over at Four Way Review: http://fourwayreview.com/the-angels-by-maria-hummel/

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Camille Dungy Feature

October 5, 2012

Alum Camille Dungy featured at The Academy of American Poets: http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Poem-A-Day–Characteristics-of-Life-by-Camille-T–Dungy.html?soid=1110705357409&aid=JzN97KVWUsg

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A Halloween Poem by Robert Watson

October 4, 2012

A Halloween poem by our founding director, Robert Watson, in the October Issue of O. Henry Magazine: http://issuu.com/ohenrymag/docs/o.henry_october_2012/61

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New Story by Ruth Moose

October 3, 2012

New story by alum Ruth Moose over at Pinestraw: http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c3e02e2?page=73#/5c3e02e2/73

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Fruitless Fall Review

October 2, 2012

New review of alum, Rowan Jaconsen’s latest book “Fruitless Fall”: http://www.ayearinseattlegardens.com/2012/10/02/october-book-review-fruitle…

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