Posts tagged with: "Creative Writing"

Your summer reading list, as written by FIU faculty

Your summer reading list, as written by FIU faculty

Looking for a bit of light reading this summer? Need some advice on homeschooling your child? Or maybe you’re ready […]

Campbell McGrath

McGrath is a Pulitzer finalist

English Professor Campbell McGrath has been named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry. The author of more than […]

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While they were writing, two poets found love

While they were writing, two poets found love

Where did you meet your Valentine? At a party, during class, on your way to the movies? How about while […]

Les Standiford's "The Man Who Invented Christmas" is being adapted for film starring Dan Stevens, left, as a young Charles Dickens, right.

Les Standiford didn’t invent Christmas, but he knows who did

Charles Dickens self-published A Christmas Carol in 1843 in a desperate attempt to save his struggling writing career. The book […]

Best books to give as last-minute holiday gifts

Best books to give as last-minute holiday gifts

With final exams, work and family commitments piling up this month, chances are you might have put off your holiday […]

Alumnus Richard Blanco pens tribute to Orlando victims

Alumnus Richard Blanco pens tribute to Orlando victims

In the weeks following the shootings at a gay nightclub in Orlando that killed 49 people, the nation has rallied to […]

Tim O’Brien receives Sanders Award

Tim O’Brien receives Sanders Award

The FIU Creative Writing Program and The Betsy-South Beach honored author Tim O’Brien with the 2016 Lawrence A. Sanders Award in Fiction […]

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Poetry from 40,000 feet: Look down and read between the lines

Poetry from 40,000 feet: Look down and read between the lines

Park on Blue Garage’s rooftop, and experience poetry. A gigantic poem written in between the lines of parked cars is the latest […]

Alumnae poets publish new books

Alumnae poets publish new books

April is National Poetry month, and FIU News spoke to alumni who have broken into the ranks of published poets. The […]

Sound bite: Professor reads from late alumnus’ crime novel

Sound bite: Professor reads from late alumnus’ crime novel

In 2009, alumnus Anthony Gagliano MFA ’02 suffered a stroke and died, leaving his second crime novel unfinished and the […]

50@50: TEDxFIU becomes one of university’s marquee events

50@50: TEDxFIU becomes one of university’s marquee events

To celebrate the university’s 50th anniversary, FIU News is sharing 50 moments in FIU’s history as part of our “50@50″ […]

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Ashley Jones MFA '15

Recent graduate named outstanding emerging writer

FIU Master of Fine Arts alumna Ashley Jones MFA ‘15 has been recognized as one of the country’s outstanding, emerging […]

Inaugural poet to join U.S. Embassy ceremony in Cuba

Inaugural poet to join U.S. Embassy ceremony in Cuba

Alumnus Richard Blanco ’91, MFA ’97 will take to the steps of the United States embassy in Havana Aug. 14 […]

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Cultural identity through the eyes of inaugural poet, alumnus

Cultural identity through the eyes of inaugural poet, alumnus

By Gisela Valencia “Abuela and the entire family ate breakfast dunking Pop-Tarts into their café con leche.” –Richard Blanco, The […]

1-day sale turns 10-year-old book into ‘New York Times’ best seller

1-day sale turns 10-year-old book into ‘New York Times’ best seller

Les Standiford‘s 2005 Meet You In Hell has just met the New York Times Best Sellers list. Wanting to tell the story of […]