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Public Schedule Announced for January 2018 MFA Residency

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Public Schedule Announced for January 2018 MFA Residency

Here’s the public schedule for the upcoming MFA winter residency at Warren Wilson College:

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Winter 2018 MFA Faculty Announced!

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Winter 2018 MFA Faculty Announced!

The MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College is pleased to announce the faculty for the winter 2018 residency.

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An Interview with Alumna Serene Taleb-Agha

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An Interview with Alumna Serene Taleb-Agha

By Adam Jernigan Serene Taleb-Agha (fiction, January ’12) was born in California. A recipient of the MFA Grant from Friends of Writers and Levis Funds from the MFA Program, she lives in Roswell, Georgia, with her husband and three children. Her writing has appeared in Azizah Magazine and is anthologized in Love Inshallah: The Secret Lives of American Muslim Women. She is currently at work on her first novel.   You studied engineering at Berkeley, correct? As you pursued a degree in the sciences, were you drawn at the same time to...

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An Interview with Alumnus Tommye Blount

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An Interview with Alumnus Tommye Blount

By Adam Jernigan Tommye Blount (poetry, July ’13) was born and raised in Detroit. A holder of the Holden Scholarship, his poems have appeared in Poetry, New England Review, Vinyl Poetry, Connotation Press, The Collagist and Upstreet. He is a Cave Canem Fellow and lives in Novi, Michigan.   Would you say a bit about the role poetry played in your life before coming to Warren Wilson?  These days I see teenagers writing fierce poems with a secret streak of jealousy, because I did not take poetry seriously until my early twenties. I had no...

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January 2015 Public Schedule

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January 2015 Public Schedule

We are pleased to announce the public schedule for the upcoming January 2015 residency.  All listed lectures and readings are free and open to public.  To download the schedule, please click here.  For more information about this schedule or the MFA Program for Writers, please call us at (828) 771-3717. January 2015 Public Schedule (PDF)

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A Conversation with Poetry Alum Brian Blanchfield

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A Conversation with Poetry Alum Brian Blanchfield

The Rules that Govern this Realm: Margaree Little in Conversation with Brian Blanchfield Your second book of poems, A Several World, received the 2014 James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets and was longlisted for the 2014 National Book Award. But you’re currently focusing on prose, and a book of essays, Onesheets, forthcoming from Nightboat Books. Could you talk about Onesheets? So “onesheets” are single-subject essays that take no recourse in authoritative sources— I think through the topic at hand and report on what it is I...

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