Full fall 2016 newsletter & recap of accomplishments COMING SOON!
Some recent major announcements:
*** We hired a new poetry professor!
Help us welcome the amazing Lillian-Yvonne Betram!
*** ZZ Packer joins our department's fiction faculty as our Visiting Writer!
*** Our second UMB MFA Alumna Krysten Hill wins St. Botolph Foundation Emerging Artist Award, the second time a UMB MFAer earns the honor in two years! (The year before being Danielle Jones-Pruett, who also won the esteemed Rona Jaffe award!)
*** UMass Boston MFA Program Partners with Mass Poetry and sends several student, alumni, and faculty's poems into the T!
*** Poet Tyehimba Jess comes to speak this fall 2016 on his whirlwind tour for his new collection OLIO, and blows the mind off a packed house!!
*** As did fiction author Molly Antopol, reading from her collection "The UnAmericans"!