A theater adaptation by A.C.T. of the stories in Lysley Tenorio's Monstress is under way, with even a musical adaptation of one of his pieces in the works!

A team of four writers and a composer journeys through San Francisco–based author Lysley Tenorio's quirky and moving short stories of Filipino immigration, unrealized dreams, loss of youth and place, and generational and cultural clashes.

For more details click here.

Teresa Burns Gunther, MFA Fiction '04

Teresa's Bio:

Teresa's News:

  • Teresa will be reading this Saturday at the Babylon Salon Winter 2014 Reading and Performance. Admission is free! More details can be found here.

Graduate and Professional Services Handbook

Students are required to adhere to the policies outlined in the Graduate and Professional Handbook for the academic year they enter their program, with the notable exception of the Academic Honor Code, which applies to all students in the form described in the most recent handbook.



Statement on Social Media

However, these same new media platforms can be used to inflict harm on individuals or groups. In keeping with the inclusive vision of Saint Mary’s College, and existing social media guidelines, we urge all community members to recognize that uncivil behavior, harassment and/or name calling on SMC webpages or social media platforms is unacceptable, will not be tolerated and can violate college code of conduct and legal guidelines. The College’s core principle of respect for all persons must apply in all environments, including the virtual world of social media.

Adopted February 21, 2014

Revised March 21, 2014

Caroline O'Connor Thomas, MFA Poetry '14

Caroline's Bio:

Caroline's News:

  • Come see MFA alumna Caroline O'Connor Thomas (poetry, 2014) read at Quiet Lightning @ Viracocha, 11/10 at 7:30p. More information about this Literary Mixtape Event can be found here!

A.E. Watkins, MFA Poetry '07

Adam's Bio:

Adam's News:

  • "I've always wondered how many stories have been lost to the depths of the Midwest."

A big congrats to Adam, who was recently featured in the Poetry Society of America's In Their Own Words commenting on his poem, "Allerton in Winter IV". You can check out more here!


Maps & Directories

Mailing Address

Saint Mary's College of California
1928 Saint Mary's Road
Moraga, CA 94575
(925) 631-4000
Google Map | Campus Map | PO Boxes