After the Fire…The Fire Still Burns
October 11, 2016
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.
Golumbia’s “Bitcoin” Book Published
September 20, 2016
Associate Professor David Golumbia’s book, The Politics of Bitcoin: Software as Right-Wing Extremism, has been published by the University of Minnesota Press.
Blackbird Editor Mary Flinn Among 2016 Women in the Arts Honorees
March 10, 2016
Mary Flinn, a senior and founding editor of Blackbird, was honored as one of the 2016 Women in the Arts recipients at a luncheon held at the University of Richmond’s Modlin Center for the Arts on March 10, 2016.
Blackbird Among “Amazing Literary Magazines..."
February 18, 2016
The Church of Poet Larry Levis is Still Alive and Well
January 19, 2016
Recently, folks gathered at Chop Suey Books to celebrate a new collection of poetry, “Darkening Trapeze: Last Poems” which marks a posthumous return by acclaimed poet and former VCU teacher Larry Levis.
Sandra Lim Wins 18th Annual Levis Reading Prize for The Wilderness
July 10, 2015
Sandra Lim is the winner of the 2015 Levis Reading Prize awarded by the Department of English and its MFA in Creative Writing program at Virginia Commonwealth University for her poetry collection The Wilderness (W.W. Norton, 2014).
Blackbird Poet Selected for Best American Poetry
February 25, 2015
Sherman Alexie, this year’s guest editor of The Best American Poetry, selected Sidney Wade’s poem “The Chickasaw Trees” (Blackbird v13n1) for inclusion in the 2015 edition to be published by Scribner this September.
New H&S Scholarship Website
December 19, 2014
the college of humanities and sciences has introduced a new website, vcu.academicworks.com, with information and an online application process for the over 100 scholarship opportunities we offer to currently enrolled students. the system features a searchable database of opportunities and details the requirements for each. this system will offer a more student-centric experience, streamlines our administrative and fiscal managements of scholarships, and allows us to improve stewardship of our donors who invest in our students.