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MFA Alum Jasmine Warga Signs two-book deal with Harper Collins

Student Jasmine WargaAlumna Jasmine Warga, ‘12, has signed a contract with Harper Collins for her debut YA novel, My Heart and Other Black Holes, as well as for a second, as-yet-untitled book. Learn more.

Creative Writing Student Wins Commonwealth Short Story Prize

Sharon Millar, a student in the MFA in Creative Writing program (specializing in fiction) is a co-recipient of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize for 2013.  The prize is awarded for an as-yet unpublished work of fiction.  Read More.

M.F.A. Candidate Teisha Twomey's Poem featured on Local Website

M.F.A. Candidate Teisha Twomey's poem The Tyrant was recently featured in the 'Lyrical Somerville' column on  Read the poem here.

MFA Alum Lisa Grissom's play garners awards

Lisa Kenner Grissom's ('13) play Tattoo You was a National 10-Minute Play Award winner at The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, and has been seen by audiences in Washington D.C., Boston, New York and Los Angeles. Tattoo You was a winner of the 2013 Samuel French Off Off Broadway Festival and has been selected for publication in an upcoming anthology.