Monday, December 2, 2013

A sneak peek at Chloe Krug Benjamin's new novel!

Slate named former fellow Dan O'Brien's War Reporter one of the best books of 2013. Congrats, Dan! Check out the other picks here for some holiday reading.
Check out this New York Times feature about former fiction fellow Sara Corbett.
UW-Madison grad Jill Soloway was recently nominated for a Best First Screenplay Independent Spirit Award for her film Afternoon Delight. Congrats, Jill!

Monday, November 18, 2013

UW alum Patrick Somerville and MFA alum Lauren Groff are both on the long list for the 2013 Dublin Literary Award for their novels! Congrats!
Check out an interview with former fellow and filmmaker Laleh Khadivi in the International New York Times here!
Dan O'Brien's War Reporter is receiving some serious love from the UK. First, it was shortlisted for the Forward Prize. Now, it won the 2013 Fenton Aldeburgh First Collection Prize! Congrats, Dan!

Look what came in the mail: jubilat 24! Featuring poems by MFA alums Oliver Bendorf, Josh Kalscheur, Rita Mae Reese, UW-Plattville prof Kara Candito, translations of more poems by Circe Maia by Jesse Lee Kercheval!
For all the foodies out there, alum Michelle Wildgen's new novel Bread and Butter will be out in February. Pre-order here!
Check out former fellow Rebecca Hazelton's new chapbook Bad Star here!