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a good woman would never – Sylvia Beato

MFA student Sylvia Beato has a poem on the Split This Rock website: http://www.splitthisrock.org/poetry-database/poem/a-good-woman-would-never This is, of course, straight off her winning the Hoyt Jacobs Memorial Poetry Prize, so you know it’s going to be a great poem!

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Poems by Leila Ortiz – Rigorous Journal

MFA alum Leila Ortiz has three poems in Rigorous, an online journal highlighting the works of authors, artists, critics, and educators of color.  Read them rigorously! http://www.rigorous-mag.com/v1i2/leila-ortiz.html

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RETURN TO LALA LAND

RETURN TO LALA LAND Directed by Joe Battista Produced by Roslyn McKay Stage Manager: Allison Hohman Starring: La Forrest Cope (Lala), Freddie Duggard, Chris Fougere Return to Lala Land is the creative nonfiction tale of a highly successful musician/songwriter/performer struggling to tear down borders and construct boundaries between her present day artistry and a golden past that […]

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Mini-Syllabus: Poetry of the Caribbean Coolie Diaspora – Rajiv Mohabir

MFA alum Rajiv Mohabir is flexing his academic muscles, with this mini syllabus on the Caribbean and diaspora, here, on Entropy: https://entropymag.org/mini-syllabus-poetry-of-the-caribbean-coolie-diaspora/

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Two Poems by Alexander Radison

MFA student Alexander Radison has two poems up in The Coachella Review, right now.  (Now!)  Check ’em out: http://thecoachellareview.com/wordpress/2017/05/11/two-poems-by-alexander-radison/

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The Mask of Sanity – Book Launch

MFA alum Jacob Appel will be reading from his new novel The Mask of Sanity on Long Island, this Wednesday night.  Here’s dem deets: Turn of the Corkscrew Bookshop 110 N Park Ave Rockville Centre, NY 11570 Wednesday, May 17 Event 645pm-800pm

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HELP LIV GET TO NATIONAL POETRY SLAM 2017

MFA alum, Liv Mammone is trying to slam it. Earlier this month, Liv had the honor to win a spot on Union Square Slam’s 2017 National Poetry Slam team, making her the FIRST visibly disabled person to be on a New York national team IN THE HISTORY OF SLAM!  But, now she has to get […]

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MFA Commencement Flash 2017

The Queens College MFA in Creative Writing and Translation cordially invites you to our fifth annual MFA Flash Reading Celebration, wherein the graduating class of 2017 will regale us with a flash reading (5 minutes each) from the bodies of work they produced over their time here at QC. Catch some morsels of poetry, prose, […]

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Camp Lawless – 2017

Don’t want to get rusty over the summer?  Spend the off-season writing poetry at Camp Lawless! Run by the poet Amy Lawless, this weekly Bowery Poetry Club course will take on the flavor and freedom of summer.  Workshops will be held around nontraditional forms and exercises meant to help you generate a poem a week, […]

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7th Annual NYC Poetry Festival

Friends, Romans, Country(wo)men, It’s that time of year when the New York City Poetry Festival starts to really kick into gear.  As you probably know by now, this essential festival brings together thousands of poetry fans from around the tri-state area to see emerging and established poets, including this year’s headliners Aja Monet, Sapphire, Deborah […]

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