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.
Blue Boy: Seeing beyond Perception by Dash Cox
Illustrations by David Dibble
There is a particular kind of poetry that I’ve seen in literary magazines: so-called literary works from literary minds, masters of fine arts, doctors of poetry with the passion schooled straight out of them. Some are clever, some surprising, some witty, some are examples of [...]
We’re excited to announce that we are now accepting entries for the 2010 Editors’ Prize Contests in Fiction and Poetry. Deadline December 15, 2009.
For a $16 entry fee, you receive a chance at a $1,000 prize and a one-year subscription to Meridian (entries from outside the U.S. will receive only the prize issue due [...]
Hello, Meridan blog followers! I’m Zayne, a first-year poet.
A friend of mine now living in Minneapolis sent me an article about an event going down on October 20. (You can read the article yourself here.) The event itself will be a screening of several ‘motionpoems’—collaborations between poets and animators, rendering what seems to [...]
…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 [...]
How do you write a review of a book when you’re legally prohibited from discussing what the book is about? You write about yourself.
Actually, Ron Rosenbaum says some pretty good stuff in the article. Especially that part about Nabokov being a genius. And I am unreasonably excited to see this book. I’ve always been curious [...]