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2009-2010 VCU Visiting Writer Series

The 2009-2010 VCU Visiting Writer Series has been set. This year’s line-up of visiting writers includes Colson Whitehead, Thomas Lux, Deb Olin Unferth (winner of the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award), Mary Gaitskill, Katie Ford (winner of the Levis Reading Prize), Linda Bierds, Fanny Howe, and our Visiting Writer-in-Residence, Rosellen Brown.

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New Work by MFA Alum Diana Woodcock

MFA Alum Diana Woodcock has her first two chapbooks coming out shortly. Mandala will be published by Foothills Publishing as the 14th in their “Poets on Peace” series; and Travels of a Gwai Lo will be published by Toadlily Press. In 2008 her poem, “Survivor,” was selected by Mark Strand for Best New Poets 2008.

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MATX Student Jen Figg Exhibits Latest Work

MATX student Jenn Figg’s most recent work, Terra Incognita, will open this week in the exhibition “Fall Solos 2009” at the Arlington Arts Center.  The reception is Friday September 11 from 6-9 pm.  Please come to the opening if you are in the area: AAC Location: 3550 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201, 703-248-6800 Metro: Virginia…

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New Work from MFA Alum Brigitte McCray

MFA Alum Brigitte McCray will publish an article on Hart Crane and William Styron in a forthcoming issue of the Explicator, and on September 26th she will present her paper “The Intolerable Wrestle”: Sylvia Plath’s Ariel and T.S. Eliot’s Four Quartets at the T.S. Eliot Conference in St. Louis. Brigitte is a second year PhD…

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