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MFA in Creative Writing Summer 2017 Readings

Recent work from visiting writers and faculty

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Alumni Spotlight: Sara Farizan


Sara Farizan ’10 writes the books she wishes she could have read as a teenager. As a graduate student in Lesley’s master of fine arts in creative writing program, Farizan hit on the idea of writing a young adult novel about two girls desperately in love, set in Tehran, Iran—a very dangerous place to be gay.

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