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FDU MFA Translation Faculty Idra Novey Wins 2017 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature

MFA Literary Translation faulty member Idra Novey has won the $100,000 2017 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature! Read more at the Jewish Telegraphic Agency.  Idra Novey is the author of the debut novel Ways to Disappear, winner of the 2016 Brooklyn Eagles Prize and a New York Times…

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05 May 2017 Posted by Gracelyn Weaver in Awards, Books, Current News, Faculty Books, faculty news, publications no comments

Colorado Review Reviews MFA Faculty H. L. Hix’s American Anger

Scott Wordsman, at the Colorado Review, writes the following about FDU MFA Poetry and Literary Translation faculty member H. L. Hix’s American Anger: “What makes this piece satisfying and rhetorically successful extends beyond Hix’s diction and wit; what flatters is the poet’s unerring command over his subject…

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22 Apr 2017 Posted by Gracelyn Weaver in Book Reviews, Books, Faculty Books, faculty news no comments

FDU MFA Alum Eric Paul Interviews MFA Faculty Renee Ashley at Hypertext.

Poet, musician, and FDU MFA alum Eric Paul interviews MFA poetry faculty Renee Ashley at Hypertext. Renee writes: “Because you’re a lyricist and vocalist, you undoubtedly associate (consciously or unconsciously) the writing with performance and the public. That’s enough to get anyone’s blood to boil. I, on…

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03 Aug 2016 Posted by FDU MFA in Alumni Profiles, faculty news, publications, Worth Reading no comments

Verse Daily Features “Spindle, Lathe” from Renée Ashley’s The View from the Body

  Verse Daily features “Spindle, Lathe” from FDU MFA faculty member Renée Ashley’s The View from the Body (Black Lawrence Press, 2016). The poem begins:                  Thirst rose in her from a sitting position.                There was would-this and would-that.   Read more at Verse Daily.   The…

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19 Jun 2016 Posted by FDU MFA in Books, faculty news, Worth Reading no comments

FDU MFA Director René Steinke Named Guggenheim Fellow

Fairleigh Dickinson University MFA Creative Writing Director René Steinke has been named a Guggenheim Fellow! René Steinke is the author of three novels, The Fires, Holy Skirts, and Friendswood. Read more about her and this award via the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation. Congratulations, René! Fellow: Awarded 2016 Field of Study: Fiction Competition:…

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06 Apr 2016 Posted by FDU MFA in faculty news, Worth Reading no comments