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Apply to the 2018-2020 Propulsion Lab!

Applications are now open for the 2018-2020 Propulsion Lab. The Propulsion Lab is a bi-monthly (every other Monday) writers group for Queens-based playwrights. SUBMISSION GUIDELINES: Please submit one full length play (60 pages or more) in PDF format.  This should be a blind copy – your name should not appear on any pages in the script.  Please choose the […]

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X-Men: Grand Design – Don Kelly

MFA alum Don Kelly is talking X-Men for his latest review for Spectrum Culture: X-Men: Grand Design: by Ed Piskor

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NIOQUE OF THE EARLY-SPRING – TRANS. BY JONATHAN LARSON

MFA alum Jonathan Larson has a piece on LitHub–an excerpt from Francis Ponge’s novel, Nioque of the Early-Spring.  It’s too cool! Check it out: https://lithub.com/nioque-of-the-early-spring/

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Jennifer Celestin in Hawai’i Review 87

MFA alum Jennifer Celestin is in the latest issue of Hawai’i Review!  Check it out: http://hawaiireview.org/hawaii-review-87-online 

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Jonathan Alexandratos Wins the Greenhouse Project!

MFA alum Jonathan Alexandratos is the co-winner of the 2018 Greenhouse Project from The Strange Sun Theatre! You can catch his award-winning play, We see What Happen, on May 20th at The Drama League (32 Avenue of the Americas) at 3PM. For more information on the prize, check out the Strange Sun website: https://www.strangesuntheater.com/ Congrats, Jonathan!

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Pitch Central – Literary Writer’s Conference (LWC)

  One-on-one meetings with industry-leading fiction and nonfiction agents.   Tuesday, May 15 2018 at 7 PM EST. Finding an agent takes time and knowhow. Pitch Central offers an immediate, face-to-face meeting with a prospective agent seeking new clients. Cut through response times and competition to leave a memorable impression; make inroads to achieving your career […]

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Jonathan Alexandratos is Still A Toys ‘R’ Us Kid!

What Made Us Toys “R” Us Kids? Romanticism, Consumerism, and Nostalgia   MFA alum Jonathan Alexandratos has an essay up on Tor.com, on consumerism and culture surrounding the recently bankrupt Toys ‘R’ Us chain.  Check it out! https://www.tor.com/2018/03/22/what-made-us-toys-r-us-kids-romanticism-consumerism-and-nostalgia/

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Submit Your #AWP19 Event Proposals Today!

MFAers!  Alums!  Those of you who are thinking of going to AWP next year might want to also think about participating in AWP next year.  If you’ve got a great idea for a panel, I think you should strongly consider submitting! Event proposals for the 2019 AWP Conference & Bookfair will be accepted starting this […]

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Submit to Epiphany Mag!

MFAers!  Epiphany is taking open submissions from now until March 1st.  It’s a great journal, so submit your stuff, ASAP!  (Plus, for further incentive, MFA alum Camila Santos is a reader of the fiction submissions there.) Submit your work here: https://epiphanymagazine.submittable.com/submit/

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Rob Gunther, Slate Magazine

MFA alum Rob Gunther has written an article for Slate on our uneven democracy–check it out: https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2018/02/if-we-want-to-have-a-just-society-we-need-to-start-giving-police-officers-parking-tickets.html

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