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Call for Participants: The Moth Storytelling Workshop on Caregiving at CUNY

Application Deadline: Monday, January 14, 2019, 11:59 PM. The Center for the Humanities at the Graduate Center, CUNY in collaboration with The Moth College Program, is pleased to announce a storytelling workshop for CUNY students or alumni who are family or paid caregivers for the elderly, ill, or disabled and who are looking to tell […]

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Wells College Press 2019 Chapbook Competition

Wells College Press 2019 Chapbook Competition Wells College Press invites submissions to its annual Poetry Chapbook Contest. The deadline for the 2018 competition is January 15, 2019. The author of the chosen manuscript will receive 10 copies of the letterpress printed, hand-sewn chapbook. The author will also be invited to read from their new chapbook at […]

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WOVEN: Catholic Bodies, or Notes From The Kavanaugh Hearings

MFA alum Mary Catherine Ford has an incredibly powerful piece on Entropy right now called “Catholic Bodies, or Notes From The Kavanaugh Hearings.”  It’s part of their WOVEN series–which is dedicated safe space for essays by persons who engage with #MeToo, sexual assault and harassment, and #DomesticViolence, as well as their intersections with mental illness, […]

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2 Poems – Rajiv Mohabir – Kenyon Review

Wowza! MFA alum Rajiv Mohabir has two poems in the Kenyon Review this month! You can read them in the print copy, or listen to Rajiv read them to you here: Selections

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PEN Out Loud: Viet Thanh Nguyen and Maaza Mengiste

Friday, April 26, 2019 | 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Strand Book Store828 BROADWAY (& 12TH STREET), NEW YORK, NY 10003 QC’s own Maaza Mengiste is taking part in PEN Out Loud, a year-round series presented by PEN America and the Strand Book Store that amplifies diverse voices and convenes vital conversations on the issues […]

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A Better Son – Camila Santos

MFA alum Camila “Thrilla” Santos has a short story in Columbia Journal, called “A Better Son.” I believe I remember her reading part of it at Queens Council on the Arts headquarters as part of a QCA grant thing, and it had me enthralled then,so you should all totally go read it now: A Better […]

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Cagibi Writing Contest

Cagibi is a journal of poetry & prose that has garnered praise in its first year for its quarterly online issues, publishing emerging writers side by side with our literary heroes. To celebrate, we’re excited to announce our writing contest, the 2019 Macaron Prize. Winners of the 2019 Macaron Prize will receive $500 and publication in Cagibi’s […]

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Grief, Gods, and Nails

MFA student Nadia Misir has an awesome essay in Papercuts Magazine called “Grief, Gods, and Nails.”  You should go read it now! http://desiwriterslounge.net/articles/papercuts-nomad-nadia-misir-grief/?fbclid=IwAR1NsURZFfV_cpTTkcMSMGtKyx1EyUtjm83u5t8FrGi5dmuDakDBMnf2K6o

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Brine Issue #2

Brine Literary is already up to issue #2! Not only is Brine a publication founded by two of our alumni, this issue is chock full of QC–work by Kimiko Hahn, John Weir, Brian Matta, Julia Tolo, and a translation contest judged by Rajiv Mohabir, features prominently in this sturdy volume. https://www.brineliterary.com Congratulations to you all!

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Come & Go Literary

The inaugural issue of Come & Go Literary, the journal founded by our alum Nick Campanella, is finally out, and it features work by alums Don “Adams” Kelly and Erik Lee. The 2018 Winter Issue of Come and Go Literary is Finally Here If you like it, you can put a ring on it–and submit to […]

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