Current MFAs in fiction and poetry at UVA had a great fall semester. Here is some recent publication news. (This may not be a complete list.)
Steve Barbaro had poems chosen for Denver Quarterly, DIAGRAM, and Spinning Jenny.
Jazzy Danziger’s poem “Earthquake in Wabash Valley, Three Months Before Our Engagement” will appear in the spring 2010 issue [...]
Well, we had a really nice week with Claire Messud. She was our 2009 Rea Visiting Writer in Fiction and gave a craft talk, held individual conferences with our fiction students, and gave a public reading. Here’s a video snippet from that reading over at the Harrison Institute/Small Special Collections Library. Her text is her [...]
You all have to take a look at this hilarious blog post from HTML Giant, “Top 5 MFA Rankings Rearranged“, that places UVA at the top of P&W’s rankings (where we belong, of course). Here’s an excerpt:
1. University of Iowa in Iowa City University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Need I say more? I’ll take it however we [...]
…And here is fiction writer Emily Sandberg from the October 27th reading.
MFAs at the University of Virginia read at Charlottesville’s Bel Rio each Tuesday night for the program’s reading series. We think you’ll enjoy these two videos from last night’s reading, featuring poet Christa Romanosky.
…According to Poets & Writers’s 2010 MFA Rankings. How about that? In the breakdown, we’re at #2 for poetry, #4 for fiction, and #2 for selectivity.
The Top Ten:
University of Iowa
University of Michigan
University of Virginia
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
University of Texas, Austin
University of Wisconsin, Madison
New York University
University of Oregon
Here’s the guide if you’d like to [...]
UVA’s MFA Fall Reading Series starts this Tuesday, September 1st at 9:00 with readings by poet Mark Parlette and fiction writer Lee Johnson.
Join us at Bel Rio (407 D Monticello Rd in Charlottesville, www.belriocharlottesville.com) (almost) every Tuesday this fall at 9 pm. And keep an eye on the blog; we plan to post videos from [...]