Holiday Potluck

Date & Time: 
Thu, 12/05/2013 - 19:35 to 21:30

Food and fun with the MFA candidates and faculty.

Thanksgiving Recess

Date & Time: 
Wed, 11/27/2013 - 12:32 to Sun, 12/01/2013 - 13:32

Recess begins the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.

Registration for Spring 2014 Classes

Date & Time: 
Mon, 11/18/2013 - 08:00 to Fri, 11/29/2013 - 12:00

Register for all Spring 2014 classes.

Graduate Student Reading

Date & Time: 
Wed, 11/20/2013 - 19:30 to 21:00

Christopher Connor, Jill Kolongowski, Chase Manning, Caroline O'Connor-Thomas, & Brittany Wason.

Life After the MFA Panel

Date & Time: 
Wed, 11/20/2013 - 14:35 to 15:35

Listen and learn from experienced writers what happens after graduation. This year's panelists are Colby Gilette, Brenda Hillman, Rashaan Meneses and Joshua Mohr, covering topics such as teaching, applying to resdencies and PhD Programs, as well as publishing.

Colby Gillette is a PhD candidate in English at UNLV, where he is the Poetry Editor for the journal, Witness. He holds an MFA from Saint Mary’s College of California and currently lives and writes in Las Vegas, Nevada.


Thesis Tutorial #1

Date & Time: 
Wed, 11/06/2013 - 14:35 to 15:35

Attendance is required for all second-year candidates.

Review formatting for personal bound copies of thesis, deadlines, second reader guidelines.

Faculty Advising Period for Spring 2014 Registration

Date & Time: 
Fri, 11/01/2013 - 11:34 to Mon, 11/04/2013 - 12:34

All students should meet with their faculty advisor.

Mid Term Holiday

Date & Time: 
Thu, 10/24/2013 - 15:40 to Fri, 10/25/2013 - 16:40

No Classes

MFA Litquake Reading

Date & Time: 
Sat, 10/19/2013 - 18:00 to 19:00

Little dishes of poetry and prose from the fabulous authors of the Saint Mary's MFA Program Saint Mary's MFA in Creative Writing.

Marilyn Abildskov is the author of The Men In My Country, a memoir. She teaches in the MFA Program at Saint Mary’s College of California.

Candace Eros Diaz has won the 2013 San Miguel Writer's Conference Writing Contest in the Creative Nonfiction

Our very own Candace Eros Diaz has won the 2013 San Miguel Writer's Conference Writing Contest in the creative nonfiction genre for her piece, "Breaking Wide Open."
Since 2006 the conference has been held in February in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico. It subsequent years the conference has become known as the "The Creative Crossroads of the Americas," and is now the largest international, fully bilingual event of it's kind. Please join me in congratulating Candace on her wonderful news.


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