Writers in the News


M.F.A. Survey 2014: From Workshop Table to Editor’s Desk: M.F.A.s Train Editors

"In 2009, Andy Hunter and Scott Lindenbaum, two recent grads of Brooklyn College’s M.F.A. program, decided to found a new quarterly literary journal." >>


Phil Klay on Redeployment

"Klay served as a public affairs officer in the Marines during the 2007 Iraq surge, before returning to school to get his MFA at Hunter College in New York City. Among other outlets, his work has appeared in the literary magazine Granta, the New York Times, Newsweek, and The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2012." >>


The Kenyon Review Conversations: Kimiko Hahn

"Kimiko Hahn is the author of nine collections of poetry, most recently Toxic Flora: Poems, and her honors include the 2008 PEN/Voelcker Award. She teaches in the MFA Program in Creative Writing and Literary Translation at Queens College–CUNY." >>


Q&A: Brenda Greene Celebrates Black Literature

"Brenda Greene has taught literature since 1980 at Medgar Evers College...She also serves as the executive director of the college’s Center for Black Literature, which marks its tenth anniversary in 2014 with a special program of events at its annual National Black Writers Conference from March 27 to March 30." >>



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