Professor Brenda Hillman's Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire is Reviewed by Tikkun Magazine

"Her ambitious 'practical miracles' aspire to elevate contemporary American poetry so that it might include...a multi-faceted, contemporary experience in equally various forms and music."

Professor Brenda Hillman's Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire was recently reviewed by Tikkun Magazine. You can check out the full review here.

Creative Writing Professor Matthew Zapruder's article, "Everyday Failure," Appears in AWP Magazine.

Creative Writing Professor Matthew Zapruder's article, "Everyday Failure," published in AWP Magazine, is a personal and compelling look at the place of failure in learning who we are creatively. Check out the article here.

"Summer Poem #3," a poem by professor Matthew Zapruder, appears in the Spring 2015 Transatlantic Poetry issue of Ploughshares Literary Magazine

Ploughshares is proud to announce that “Summer Poem #3,” a poem by Matthew Zapruder, appears in the special Transatlantic Poetry issue of Ploughshares (Spring 2015), one of the most prestigious literary journals in the country.

Warren Buchanan, MFA Fiction '13

 

 

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Warren's News:

  • Warren's "Finding the Foot" was recently published in the latest issue of Eclectica Magazine. You can check it out here!

Professor Matthew Zapruder will be teaching a LitQuake poetry class

Matthew Zapruder - Making Lightning Strike: Don't Wait for the Muse

Guggenheim fellow Matthew Zapruder is author of four books of poetry, including the New York Times Notable Come On All You Ghosts. In this class, he asks: how can we write poetry amidst our busy lives and be proactive in our creative work? You will leave with solutions, and a draft of a new poem.

This class includes three full hours of instruction and concludes with a reception in Litquake’s downtown San Francisco office. Classes are limited to 15 students.

Gabriel Johnson, MFA Poetry '13

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Gabe's News:

  • Gabe's beautiful poem, "Chaparral" was featured in the latest issue of Switchback Journal. Congrats Gabe! You can check it out here.

Brenda Hillman, MFA poetry professor, featured guest at Harvard University's Morris Gray Reading

Brenda Hillman will be reading, signing books, and answering questions as the featured author of Harvard University's Morris Gray Reading Series. Monday March 30, at 5pm, Sever Hall, Harvard University.

Brenda Hillman, MFA poetry professor, featured guest at Concordia University Montreal Writers Read

Concordia University Montreal, Quebec presents Brenda Hillman (with Robert Hass) as part of their Writers Read creative writing series.  

The evening will consist of a reading followed by Q&A March 27, 7pm-10pm, free and open to the public

Creative Writing Professor Matthew Zapruder to Perform in Litquake's Annual Fundraiser Regreturature V: The Wrath of Taste

Some tickets still remain for Litquake's annual fundraiser Regreturature V: The Wrath of Taste, coming this Thursday, March 12, to the Verdi Club. Writers sharing their early, cringe-worthy, yet hilarious writings include the likes of Glen David Gold, Michelle Richmond, Paul Myers, Matthew Zapruder, Lyzette Wanzer, Manjula Martin, Mary Ladd, and Peter Hartlaub.

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