News for April 2014

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READINGS & EVENTS

NEW YORK

Graduate Alison Stone will celebrate the launch of her second poetry collection, Dangerous Enough, Tuesday, April 1 at 7 p.m. at the Nyack Library, 59 South Broadway, Nyack NY.

Faculty member Amy Hoffman will be reading on Monday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the East Hills Jewish Community Center, 300 Forest Drive, East Hills, NY.

Program Director Meg Kearney will be signing books on Tuesday, April 15 from 3 – 5 p.m. as part of Authorfest in Winchester, MA.

MASSACHUSETTS

Faculty member Kathi Aguero will be reading on Wednesday, April 23 at 7 p.m. at Broadside Bookshop, 247 Main St, Northampton, MA, and on Sunday, April 27 at 2:30 p.m. as part of Voices of Poetry at Saint Christopher's Episcopal Church, 625 Main St., Chatham MA.

MARYLAND

Meg Kearney will be reading on Tuesday, April 8 from 5:30 –7 p.m. at Washington College, 300 Washington Avenue, Chestertown, MD.

PUBLICATIONS & BLOGS

Student Eileen Cleary has published a sonnet in an upcoming issue of First Things. (Ms. Cleary will join the MFA Program in July, 2014.)

Graduate Danielle DeTiberus’ poem “Shock” will appear in an upcoming issue of Mead Magazine.

Student Kat Fitzpatrick is now a contributing writer to the Glens Falls Business Journal.

Sucker Literary Volume III, edited by graduate Hannah Goodman, will be released on April 15, and features stories by Goodman and fellow graduates Kimberly Kreines and Kathleen Ingraham.

Graduate Beth Grosart’s story “Two Truths and a Lie” will be published in an upcoming issue of YARN.

Graduate Alison Stone’s poem “A Bird, A Plane, A Frog!” was published in the anthology Drawn to Marvel: Poems from the Comics.

Graduate Cindy Zelman’s chapbook, What’s in a Butch’s Purse and Other Humorous Essays will be available for pre-sale in April from Winged City Chapbook Press.

TEACHING, RESIDENCIES, & CONFERENCES

Graduate Lisa Mahoney recently became Secretary for the Key West Literary Guild.

Faculty member Dzvinia Orlowsky will be teaching a poetry workshop and give a reading at Thayer Academy in Braintree, MA on Thursday, April 24. She has also been hired as Editor for Poetry in Translation for Solstice: A Magazine of Diverse Voices.

OTHER NEWS

Student Kat Fitzpatrick was chosen as one of two scholarship recipients of the Adirondack Branch of the American Association of University Women in New York.

Consulting writer Jacqueline Woodson is a finalist for the 2014 Hans Christian Andersen Award.