MFA News Archive

Amy Irvine McHarg Named a Faculty Fellow to MFA Program

Wednesday, May 29, 2013
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McHarg is a child of the Mormon Sabbath More...

YA Novelist Jo Knowles Joins SNHU's MFA Faculty

Wednesday, May 29, 2013
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Knowles' first omen was the sound of her older sister's voice as she read aloud to her More...

MFA's Craig Childs' Book 'Apocalyptic Planet' Wins 2013 Orion Book Award

Wednesday, May 29, 2013
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Childs is the chronicler of a planet that has overcome a tough ball in space where life has survived to reinvent itself More...

Jacquelyn Mitchard's YA Novel Pays Homage to Ray Bradbury

Wednesday, May 29, 2013
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The seed for Mitchard's latest novel was discovered in a dark corner at the inn of the phantoms More...

Bob Begiebing's 'Turner Erotica' Still Raises Relevant Questions

Wednesday, May 29, 2013
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'The Turner Erotica' illuminates a very dark corner of 19th century art history More...

Pratima Cranse's First Novel is Scooped Up By Viking

Wednesday, May 29, 2013
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Cranse, former SNHU MFA student, was told premise for first novel would be difficult to pull off More...

MFA Faculty Leslie Jamison's Free-Range Essays Light Up the Literary Magazines

Wednesday, May 29, 2013
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Jamison had come to write about the experience of imprisonment, about the paradox of an ultra-runner chained to one small place More...

Literary Agent Michelle Brower Assumes New Roles with SNHU

Wednesday, May 29, 2013
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Brower Named to SNHU MFA's Advisory Board More...

An Antelope’s Arab Spring: Sy Montgomery and SNHU MFA Student Collaborate on Innovative Book Project

Sunday, December 30, 2012
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ts first seed was something horrifying witnessed by a young woman from an apartment window in Damascus. More...

Amy Irvine McHarg Named a Faculty Fellow to Southern New Hampshire University’s MFA Program

Sunday, December 30, 2012
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“My father, who was from an illustrious line of Utah’s earliest Latter Day Saints, had turned on the church,” she said. More...

Emerging Novelist and MFA Faculty Wiley Cash Fosters the Gift of Literacy

Sunday, December 30, 2012
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According to National Public Radio, the novel "A Land More Kind Than Home" is "a thriller, but it's so beautifully written that you'll be torn about how fast to read it." More...

SNHU MFA Board Member Ken Wright Takes Charge of Viking Children’s Books

Sunday, December 30, 2012
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Ken Wright has assumed one of the most prestigious posts in children’s publishing in taking charge of Viking Children’s Books for the Penguin Group. More...

Bloomsbury Editor Joins SNHU's MFA Board

Sunday, December 30, 2012
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An editor for one of the world’s most respected publishers of books for young readers has joined the Advisory Board for the MFA program at Southern New Hampshire University. More...

Timothy Woodward's Debut Novel Fills a Need and Catches a Wave

Sunday, December 30, 2012
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First-time author Timothy Woodward—whose novel If I Told You So was released on August 28—didn't set out to catch the wave in one of publishing's hottest new segments. More...

MFA Faculty Fellow Jacquelyn Mitchard to Head New Young Adult Publishing Division

Sunday, December 30, 2012
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A bestselling novelist and faculty member in Southern New Hampshire University’s MFA program in fiction and nonfiction is taking on another venture: leading a new young adult publishing division. More...

Acclaimed YA Author Robin Wasserman Brings New Teenage Perspective to SNHU Faculty

Sunday, December 30, 2012
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“I never got the golden retriever,” she admitted, “but the rest of it came true — even the part about pasta, at least most nights.” More...

Eight-Time Novelist Charlie Stella Finds a New Direction in SNHU MFA Program

Sunday, December 30, 2012
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Most students come to our program looking to develop skills that Charlie already has, said novelist and program director Diane Les Becquets. More...

Sundeen Biography Gains Critical Acclaim

Sunday, December 30, 2012
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A Southern New Hampshire University MFA faculty member is gaining critical acclaim and national attention as his new biography continues to climb the bestseller lists. More...

The Return of Mistress Coffin: Robert Begiebing’s Acclaimed First Novel Lives Again

Sunday, December 30, 2012
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In the late 1980s Begiebing was a mid-career English professor at Southern New Hampshire University with three well-received volumes of literary criticism under his belt. More...

Daring to Understand: Leslie Jamison Brings A Cutting-Edge Sensibility to SNHU MFA Faculty

Sunday, December 30, 2012
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In 2010 she told the Yale Daily News, “Sometimes I feel self-conscious about my themes—sex and drugs and eating disorders and vanity—because they make me sound like a teenage girl.” More...

SNHU Faculty Member Craig Childs Brings Rich Descriptive Power to the World’s Many Endings

Sunday, December 30, 2012
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Southern New Hampshire University MFA faculty member Craig Childs, has determined that the world has already ended a number of times, and then reinvented itself. More...

SNHU's MFA Program Completes its Largest Summer Residency

Thursday, July 05, 2012
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Sixty-three students and 14 faculty members took part in the 10-day June residency . More...

New Books from SNHU MFA Faculty Draw National Attention and Acclaim

Tuesday, May 08, 2012
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MFA faculty is making a splash in the publishing world this spring, as four newly released books are drawing critical praise and climbing bestseller lists. More...

Three Publishing Insiders Named to SNHU's MFA Program Advisory Board

Tuesday, April 03, 2012
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Addition of advisory board members speaks to program's growing reputation More...

SNHU Remembers Jack Scovil -- A Giant Among Literary Agents

Tuesday, April 03, 2012
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Jack Scovil had a passion for working with young talented writers More...

Whiting Award Winner Lydia Peelle Joins SNHU MFA Faculty

Tuesday, March 20, 2012
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SNHU's MFA writing program gains heightened national recognition and prestige with its newest faculty member, Lydia Peelle, 2010 Whiting Award recipient. According to the Whiting Foundation. More...

Best-Selling Author Chris Bohjalian Serves as Visiting Faculty

Monday, March 19, 2012
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Bohjalian is the author of 14 books, including his newest novel, The Night Strangers. More...

SNHU MFA Names Senior Editor Katherine Nintzel to Advisory Board

Wednesday, March 07, 2012
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Katherine Nintzel has acquired a number of award-winning authors for William Morrow More...

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