Oct 11, 2013
Ted Deppe, '89W, and Annie Deppe are hosting Curlew 4, a writers' week in Ireland for writers who have already earned an MFA or otherwise demonstrated their seriousness. Suzanne Strempek Shea, fiction/creative non-fiction writer, will take part in the trip, as well as leading Irish writers. The conference will take place from October 11-18, 2013 in Howth, a beautiful seaside village just north of Dublin. Anyone who would like information and an application should email Ted Deppe.
May 21, 2013
Barry Wightman, '10W, is publishing a print and e-book Pepperland. The books hit the streets on May 21, 2013 at Boswell Books in Milwaukee, WI. In Barry's words, "come on out - all the cool kids will be there! Then we'll be in Denver, Chicago, and St Louis." For more information, contact Marissa Curnutte at JKS Communications. Visit Barry's site here.
May 3, 2013
Ellen Cassedy's We Are Here: Memories of the Lithuanian Holocaust (University of Nebraska Press) won the Grub Street National Prize for Non-fiction. Ellen will do a reading and workshop at Grub Street's Muse and the Marketplace conference in Boston Park Plaza Hotel, May 3-5, 2013. Ellen recently returned from a book tour in Lithuania, where her book has been published in Lithuanian by Media Incognito/Obuolys.
Apr 29, 2013
Michael Klein, '91W, and Will Schutt will host a reading at KGB Bar in New York City for their Monday Night Poetry. Klein's new book is The Talking Day (Sibling Rivalry Press). Will Schutt’s first manuscript, Westerly, was chosen by Carl Phillips for the 2012 Yale Younger Prize. Visit here for more information about the reading.
Apr 9, 2013
In honor of National Poetry Month, poet Pamela Harrison, '83W, will be sharing the podium at Bear Pond Books in downtown Montpelier, Vermont with Vermont poets Cleopatra Mathis and Neil Shepard. The reading is titled, "What to Make of It.
Find out more here.
Apr 5, 2013
Craig Stockwell, '00VA, has a show minimalism and not at Gallery Benoit in Boston, opening April 5, 2013. The show runs through June 1, 2013.
5 Clarendon Street
Boston, MA 02116
For more information, visit here.
Apr 4, 2013
Loretta De Grandis, '04VA, produced a body of work "Feline Pleasures" that will show at Jana's Red Room in Las Vegas, NV. The show is mainly a study of cats, their pleasures, whimsey, mystery and the color they bring to the world around them. Read the full press release here.
Mar 21, 2013
Alumni/ae of Vermont College of Fine Arts will gather at The Writing Barn in Austin, Texas with VCFA Board Member and former faculty member and children’s book author M.T. Anderson.
The Writing Barn is especially thrilled to host VCFA, as Creative Director Bethany Hegedus, '05WCYA, is a graduate of the MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults program.
Once a working horse barn, The Writing Barn has been transformed into a book lover’s haven....
Mar 17, 2013
Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA in Writing Program alums Wally Lamb, '84, and Suzanne Levine, '83, along with Lary Bloom, are the 2013 facilitators in the exclusive Praiano Writers Conference in Praiano, Italy on the Amalfi Coast.
Limited to a dozen writers of various genres, this six-day seminar will be held March 17-23, 2013.
Mar 6, 2013
VCFA will once again be at the annual Assocation of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Conference, this year being held in Boston. We have several events during the 5-day conference:
Book Signings at the VCFA table (booth #314) at AWP:
Thursday, 3/7: 10:30-12:00 – N. Griffin
Thursday, 3/7: 2:00-3:30 – Clint McCown
Friday, 3/8: 10:30-12:00 – Barbara Strasko
Friday, 3/8: 2:00-3:30 – Alexandra Chasin
Saturday, 3/9: 10.30-12:00 – Janet Fox...
Feb 17, 2013
Students and faculty from the distinguished MFA in Music Composition program at Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA) will present a concert featuring their own compositions under the auspices of the Prism Projects. The VCFA Composers’ Concert will take place on February 17th at 7:00pm at Saint Peter’s Church in New York City.
The concert will performed by the virtuosi of entelechron with guest artists, and will showcase faculty and student composers of VCFA’s groundbreaking MFA...
Feb 15, 2013
Vermont College of Fine Arts will be holding a reception for its Visual Art and Graphic Design Program alumni, students and faculty at the annual CAA (College Art Association) conference in New York on February 15. Alumni/ae, Faculty, Artist-Teachers, current and prospective students welcome.
Friday, February 15
Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel Conference Room G - Lower Lobby
811 Seventh Avenue, NYC
Please rsvp if you plan to attend....
Feb 11, 2013
Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults alumna Nicole Griffin, '06, will be reading from her newly released young adult novel, The Whole Stupid Way We Are in Massachusetts.
This event takes place at Porter Square Books in Cambridge, on Monday, February 11 at 7:00pm.