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MFA in Writing Announces Visiting Writers for Winter 2015 Residency

VCFA welcomes Visiting Faculty Barbara Hurd, Poet Stephen Dunn, Fiction Writer Sigrid Nunez, Writer Iztok Osojnik, and Poet and Alumna Patricia Spears Jones.  

Very excited to host Porochista Khakpour in Fall 2015!

More information coming soon about Porochista Khakpour’s visit to the MFA in Writing & Publishing at VCFA.

Literary Death Match

Literary Death Match is a fiercely competitive, hilariously entertaining reading series Faculty Director Trinie Dalton has participated in.

Publisher to visit VCFA’s MFA in Writing & Publishing

Publisher extraordinaire Lisa Pearson will be visiting in Fall '15 and we couldn’t be more honored!

Tao Lin has confirmed his visit to MFAWP

We’re thrilled for Tao Lin’s upcoming appearance in Fall 2015. More information coming soon.

Spotlights

High Musicianship without Ego: Dawn Clement, '15 MC

Current student in the MFA in Music Composition Dawn Clement described in a recent interview that she's having an identity crisis. Known as a jazz piano player for years, she's shifting into pop/singer-songwriter territory in her latest album Tempest/Cobalt.

Exploring Rural Reinvention & Transformation: Allison Otto's Interactive Documentary 'Bisbee'

Filmmaker Allison Otto, a current student in the MFA in Film at Vermont College of Fine Arts, is busy weaving together history, community participation, and storytelling in her documentary film Bisbee.

Feather Systems & Pulsating Apples: Dan Schrecker Discusses Visual Effects for NOAH

In a recent interview with AWN.COM, the leading website for animation and visual effects news, Dan Schrecker, Faculty, MFA in Film and veteran visual effects supervisor for LOOK Effects, discussed his company's role in bringing to life the stunning graphics of Darren Aronofsky's latest movie,...

Out of Context, Into Function: Todd Baldwin, '10 VA

Artist Todd Baldwin, a 2010 graduate of the MFA in Visual Art at Vermont College of Fine Arts approaches making art through the challenge of pushing discarded materials out of context and into functioning as art.

Endless Possibilities with Limited Means: Denise Karabinus' Artistic Collaborations in India

Artist Denise Karabinus, a 2009 graduate of the MFA in Visual Art at Vermont College of Fine Arts, recently returned from a powerful experience at Project Gram in Paradsinga, India, as one of ten artists collaborating the GRAM  International Artist Residency in Community Projects. 

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