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Hurrah “For the Scribe”!

Congratulations to David Wojahn for his latest book, For the Scribe, published by the University of Pittsburgh Press just last week. David’s ninth collection of poetry continues his explorations of the interstices between the public and the private, the historical and the personal. Poems of recollection and elegy commingle and conjoin with poems which address…

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Kirkus Reviews Lists Ladies Night at the Dreamland in Best of 2016

Sonja Livingston’s book, Ladies Night at the Dreamland, has been selected as a Best Book of 2016 (Nonfiction) by Kirkus Reviews. The “radiant” essays, inspired by “slivers and bits” of real women’s lives, are based on The Dreamland, “…a real dance club that burned down in 1923 and a dreamscape, where Livingston reunites women as…

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New Book of Poems by Clint McCown

Clint McCown’s latest volume of poems, Total Balance Farm, has been published by Press 53. Of the book, poet Kevin Stein writes that “Clint McCown’s meditative locale is a menagerie of hawks and hummingbirds, eagles and turtles, a wife’s idle boot and the brown recluse who’ll find uneasy home in it. Through philosophers Greek and…

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After the Fire…The Fire Still Burns

Former VCU Professor and renown poet Larry Levis is the feature of a new documentary, “A Late Style of Fire.”  VCU MFA alum Michele Poulos is director and producer of “A Late Style of Fire,” which was also co-produced by Professor Greg Donovan. Using funds from a successful Kickstarter campaign, Poulos and Donovan were able…

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Our lady of the pantsuit…

New faculty hire, Sonja Livingston, has just published her latest essay, “Our lady of the pantsuit: In praise — yes, praise! — of Hillary Clinton’s style.”  As Sonja puts it, on the eve of one of the most significant Presidential elections of our time, “It’s time we talk about pants….” You can check out the essay…

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