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Announcing the 2015-2016 LAHM writers-in-residence

We’re delighted to post this great news from Louis Armstrong House Museum Residency: Please join me in congratulating our 2015-2016 Louis Armstrong House Museum writers-in-residency Mary Catherine Ford and Jasper Lo. We are excited to welcome them aboard and look forward to the work they will produce over the course of the next several months. […]

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MFA student Andre Degas wins a NYSCA Award in Film & Media!

MFA student Andre Degas (Playwriting) won a New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) grant for his film The Race “the story of Egyptian immigrants in New York City, the racial prejudices they face, and the deep mistrust they encounter in the community.”  Find out more about Andre’s film, and all the current grant winners, […]

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Mike Fu: Integration in Translation

MFA alum Mike Fu was interviewed on the site Self Care With Writers, an “interdisciplinary project to archive and share writers’ experiences with self-care and mental health, [and] how these issues influence their writing.”  His talk covers a huge range of topics, including translation, film, and therapy. Check it out!

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Who’s the Winner? The 2015 Gulf Coast Prize in Translation

The results are in!  QC’s own Ammiel Alcalay judged the 2015 Gulf Coast Translation Prize, and MFA alum Jonathan Larson was cited for a commendation. Congratulations to all the winners!  To see all the winners, and the incredible writers they’re translating, check out the full list on the Gulf Coast website:

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Against the Grain – Student Playwright Competition

Deadline February 15th, 2016 The Against the Grain Theatre Festival is seeking submissions for their student playwrighting competition.  The festival provides current high school, college, and graduate students an opportunity to work on their plays with actors, directors, and designers in Buffalo, NY, which will culminate with a public reading. For complete guidelines, please see […]

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Life & Freedom for Ashraf Fayadh

January 14, 2016 @ 7PM Terraza 7 Café 40-19 Gleane St Elmhurst, NY 11372 Ashraf Fayadh, a 35 year-old Palestinian poet and art curator, who lives in Saudi Arabia, has been sentenced to death by a Saudi court on 17 November 2015 for the crime of apostasy. Under the auspices of the International Literature Festival Berlin, […]

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