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The Shawshank Redemption Redemption by Jonathan Kravetz

MFA alum Jonathan Kravetz has an essay up on Drunk Monkeys (possibly) about insomnia and the movie The Shawshank Redemption.  Check it out: http://www.drunkmonkeys.us/2017-posts/2017/1/28/film-the-shawshank-redemption-redemption-jonathan-kravetz

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Alternative New Year’s Day – Videos!

By now, the Alternative New Year’s Day Spoken Word/Performance Extravaganza has come and gone, but video lasts forever!  We had several of our MFA alumni and students read in this year’s festivities at the Nuyorican Poetry Cafe, but we have the pleasure of telling you all that two of our alumni, John Rice and Claire […]

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Jonathan Alexandratos on PBS (VIDEO)

In case you missed it on Facebook, MFA alum Jonathan Alexandratos was a guest on PBS’s Story in the Public Square, making the case that toys are texts to be read.  Pull up a chair, and get ready for a helping of Aristotle, Simone de Beauvoir, Judith Butler, and (of course) tiny plastic people!

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Program Assistant | Free Writing Classes @ Queens Library

Looking for a literary resume booster?  Check out this part-time job with Newtown Literary: https://newtownliterary.submittable.com/submit/78152/program-assistant-free-writing-classes-queens-library

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Notes from Paradise, Notes from Hell: Rajiv Mohabir Reviews Caribbean-American Poetry

MFA alum Rajiv Mohabir has a review up in Waxwing Mag, covering not one, not two, but three books of poetry! Check it out! http://waxwingmag.org/items/issue11/64_Mohabir-Notes-from-Paradise-Notes-from-Hell.php Save

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Love In The Time Of S#*!

Monday, February 13th @ 6PM Bowery Poetry Club 308 Bowery, New York, NY 10012 $10 Valentine’s Day blues?  We got you. Julius Omega Baltonado hosts a reading and open mic for dreamers & fighters like you — featuring poets Leila Ortiz, Ciena Leshley, Joel Francois, Nikhil Melnechuk, and members of the Bowery Poetry Family. Come […]

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