MFA First Residency Scholarship

We are pleased to announce that we will once again be offering the MFA First Residency Scholarship, a $1000 award presented annually to an incoming student. To be considered for the award, application materials must be submitted by March 1. For more information, please visit the MFA Scholarships page.

MFA News  Current student Jessica McCadden and MFA mentor Sarah Darer Littman are each writing a chapter in "The Great CT Caper." Erik Mortenson's book of poems, What Wakes Us, is out from Cervená Barva Press. Read MFA mentor Daniel Asa Rose's essay, "Am I Hurting You, Dear? (A Parable About a Mouse at The New Yorker magazine)." Alumnus and Mentor Nick Mamatas's book The Nickronomicon is out by Inssmouth Free Press. Recent graduate Brian Thiem's three-book deal has been announced in Publisher's Marketplace. His debut, Red Line, will be published by Crooked Lane, an imprint at Bookspan, in 2015. Graduate Kate Neely Meadows has an article, "7 Habits of Financially Savvy Writers," in the 2015 edition of Writer's Market. Blood Rubies, the ninth book in Jane Cleland's Jodie Prescott Antiques Mystery series, has been released by Minotaur Books. Alumnus and mentor Gwen Jones' new book The Laws of Seduction was released on November 18th. Congratulations to MFA graduate Angela Macala, who is the new Sports Writer for the Eastern Arizona Courier. Alumnus Ercole Gaudioso's novel, The Hundred Year Neighborhood, has been accepted by Guernica Editions and will be published in 2016. Graduate Kate Meadows interviews mentor Daniel Asa Rose. MFA Coordinator Brian Clements and WCSU adjunct instructor Hunter Liguore have poems in the new anthology, 99 Poems for the 99 Percent, which is currently the #1 poetry seller on the SPD Bestseller List.  Find out more on our student and graduate success on the Student Success page.


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The MFA in the Media

Mark Sundeen's article in the Huffington Post: The Other One Percent

The Luck of the Irish by Roger Boylan

Out of the Box Makes 2011 Urban Mediamakers Film Festival

Spring Writing Festival: 4/11 - 4/17

Daniel Asa Rose's Latest Book Review: Life on Sandpaper

Paola Corso in the News

Don Snyder's New Book in 2011

Laurel Saville's New Websites

Paola Corso's New Book!

Adam King in Best New Writing 2011

MFA Alum Henderson in the News

MFA Candidate, Cleland, Interview

Karen Romano Young's New Book!

MFA Grad, Aaliyah Miller, in the News!

Danbury News-Times Article on "The Future of News"

Mark Sundeen's New Book!

MFA Program Hits Five-Year Mark

Roger Boylan in the New York Times

MFA Candidate, Claudine D'Angelo-Dotzman, Wins Fiction Prize

Writer in Residence, Don Snyder, on Oprah

New Research on Value of Interdisciplinary Writing Degree

Daniel Asa Rose's New Book!

New Anthology From Firewheel Press

Boston Globe Review

Lisa Siedlarz' New Book

 "For Veterans...Writing Proves to be a Balm"  NYTimes

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