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MA alum Ashyn Howell Presents at NACADA Regional Conference

MA alum Ashyn Howell presented at NACADA Regional Conference and taught at University of Richmond’s Osher Lifelong Institute, a course she designed entitled Women Who Name Fire: An Exploration of Contemporary Female American Poets. She will also teach for Henrico County’s Adult Education program at Germanna Community College in the fall.

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Grant White Awarded Blackbird Editorship 2009-2010

MFA student Grant White was named the 2009-2010 associate editor for Blackbird: an online journal of literature and the arts having previously served two semesters interning as the journal’s bio editor. White is the eighth individual named to this position; he will receive and manage all submissions, act as primary contact to contributors, and work…

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Rosellen Brown To Serve as the VCU Visiting Distinguished Writer

Award-winning author Rosellen Brown will be the program’s Visiting Distinguished Writer. Brown is the author of five novels, including Half A Heart, Before And After, Civil Wars, Tender Mercies, and The Autobiography Of My Mother. She has also authored three collections of poetry: Some Deaths in the Delta, Cora Fry, and a sequel, Cora Fry’s…

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