Rene Steinke
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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: US & Canada Website:     Are...

06 Apr 2016 Posted by Gracelyn Weaver in faculty news, Worth Reading no comments

FDU MFA Faculty to Present at AWP16: Learning the Craft of Children’s Literature in an Adult World

Learning the Craft of Children’s Literature in an Adult World Eliot Schrefer, Donna Freitas, Rebecca Chace, Kathi Appelt, Rene Steinke As more writing programs add children’s and YA tracks within larger pools of MFA students, it’s not easy to figure out how best to teach—and learn—the craft...


FDU MFA Faculty Kathleen Graber, René Steinke, & Renée Ashley Nominated for Pushcart Prizes

CONGRATULATIONS to Kathleen Graber, René Steinke, and Renée Ashley for their Pushcart Prize nominations!       Kathleen Graber’s second collection of poetry, The Eternal City, was a finalist for the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the William Carlos Williams Award. It was the...

07 Mar 2016 Posted by Gracelyn Weaver in Current News, faculty news, publications no comments

Writing Workshop: Do You Have a Story to Tell? With Rene Steinke and Rosie Schaap

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...