"At lunch, my fortune is short / and spelled out in blue: You will live, // it said, a lifetime of love. It must have / been for you," writes Renée Ashley in "Dear Okla," her MAYDAY Magazine tribute poem to Okla Elliot who recently and... READ MORE
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 Editors’... READ MORE
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... READ MORE
Meet the authors:
Rosie Schaap is the author of the memoir Drinking With Men (Riverhead Books), named one of the best books of 2013 by National Public Radio, Library Journal, and BookPage. The drink columnist for The New York Times Magazine since 2011, and a contributor to This American Life, she has also written... READ MORE
Recently, FDU MFA Faculty Eliot Schrefer reviewed Lauren Groff's Fates and Furies (Riverhead Books).
"Fates and Furies sprawls as it goes, but any potential sluggishness is warded off by Groff’s powerful and exotic prose, which renders majestic even the most familiar moments of everyday life," writes... READ MORE
The Literary Review's Assistant Editor Elizabeth Jaeger writes on "Reading Tom Sawyer: A Shared Experience" for The Literary Explorer: an ongoing series by Thomas E. Kennedy and Walter Cummins, FDU MFA faculty.
After the tour, we stopped in the gift shop so that my son... READ MORE
FDU MFA faculty member Ellen Akins reviews Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights by Salman Rushdie at the Star Tribune.
There are monsters who slip through wormholes, or slits between worlds; there are battles and set pieces, in Fairyland and on Earth; there are sometimes... READ MORE