Tuesday, December 20, 2011

LU catalog photos

LU MFA students, Prose Cluster, Fall 2011. Photos by Chris Duggan.

Monday, December 19, 2011

Spring 2012 MFA Class Schedule

Spring registration begins February 27. Email Beth to set or change an appointment time [appt. schedule available HERE]. Spring Quarter begins April 7 and ends June 23.


9-credit in-class CLUSTERS:

Flash Fiction Cluster--Beth Mead--Tuesdays

Adv. Narrative Journalism Cluster--Kelli Allen--Wednesdays

Confessional Poetry Cluster--Julia Gordon-Bramer--Thursdays


Poetry Genres--Eve Jones

Adv. Studies in Craft of Poetry--Catherine Rankovic

Adv. Focused Nonfiction Workshop--Mary Anderson


Flash Fiction Cluster (2 texts)
The Rose Metal Press Field Guide to Writing Flash Fiction
Edited by Tara L. Masih
ISBN 978-0-9789848-6-1

New Sudden Fiction
Edited by Robert Shapard & James Thomas
ISBN 978-0-393-32801-1

Adv. Narrative Journalism Cluster (3 texts)
The Art of Fact: A Historical Anthology of Literary Journalism [Paperback]
Kevin Kerrane (Editor), Ben Yagoda (Editor)
ISBN: 978-0684846309

Telling True Stories: A Nonfiction Writers' Guide from the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University [Paperback]
Mark Kramer (Editor), Wendy Call (Editor)
ISBN: 978-0452287556

The Fiddler in the Subway: The Story of the World-Class Violinist Who Played for Handouts... And Other Virtuoso Performances by America's Foremost Feature Writer [Paperback]
Gene Weingarten (Author)
ISBN: 978-1439181591

Confessional Poetry Cluster (3 texts)
Ariel: The Restored Edition: A Facsimile of Plath's Manuscript, Reinstating Her Original Selection and Arrangement
Sylvia Plath (author)
Harper Perennial Modern Classics 2005
ISBN: 978-0060732608

Life Studies and For the Union Dead (FSG Classics)
Robert Lowell (author)
Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2007
ISBN: 978-0374530969

The Complete Poems: Anne Sexton
Anne Sexton (author)
Mariner Books 1999
ISBN: 978-0395957769

3-credit Online Poetry Genres (2 texts)
Poetry by Michael Meyer
Bedford/St. Martin's
6th Edition 2009
ISBN: 978-0-312-53919-1

A Book of Luminous Things by Czeslaw Milosz
Mariner Books
Reprint edition 1998
ISBN: 978-0-15-600574-6

3-credit Online Adv. Studies in Craft of Poetry (1 text)
Next Word, Better Word by Stephen Dobyns
Palgrave Macmillan 2011
ISBN: 978-0-230-62180-0

3-credit Online Adv. Focused Nonfiction Workshop
No textbook required

Thursday, December 8, 2011


* Congratulations to LU MFA student Tom Horan on his Pushcart nomination for his essay "Eat the Cake" in Carolina Quarterly.

* Congratulations to LU MFA alum John Cunningham on his Pushcart nomination for his story in Storm Country.

* Congratulations to LU MFA alum Sarah Jones on her nomination for the 2012 Micro Award by Iron Horse Literary Review.

* Congratulations to LU MFA students Rebecca Macbeth, Chris Duggan, and Michelle Sanford on their Intro Journals Project nominations.

* Congratulations to the Pushcart nominees from Issue 1 of The Lindenwood Review : Christopher Linforth, Jenna Devine, Ryan Stone, William Stratton, Angie Chuang, and Irene Mathieu.