MFA News MFA mentor Josh Pahigian was cited by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts today for his "Commitment to Preserving the History of America's Favorite Pastime." Alumnus and MFA mentor John Roche's new book, Bronx Bound, is out from Black Opal Books. Current student Melissa Gordon has been given permission from the estate of the great poet John Berryman to view Berryman's journals, papers, and unpublished fragments at the University of Minnesota. Mentor Tim Weed's novel Will Poole's Island has made the Bank Street College of Education's annual list of "The Best Children's Books of the Year."  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. Find out more on our student and graduate success on the Student Success page.

 

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