Meet an Alum- Alissa Smith (MA ’12)
Check out this interview with Alissa Smith, who graduated from MAPH in 2012. Since MAPH, Alissa has worked in the nonprofit sector and speaks about her experiences in MAPH and how they lead her to her current position. What is your current job? I currently serve as the Corporate and Foundation Relations Manager for City […]
“The Nervous Writer” by Steven Flores (MAPH ’10) in Contrary
A guest post by Jeff McMahon, MAPH Writing Advisor (MAPH ‘ 02) S.W. (Steven) Flores (MAPH ’10) has a story in the current issue of Contrary that satirizes creative writing workshops at their less than optimum. Flores is a second-year MFA student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His story is in no way reflective of the UW-Madison […]
Stephen Tapert (MAPH ’02) Announces Book and Exhibition at The Museo Nazionale del Cinema in Turin
Film historian, writer, and filmmaker Stephen Tapert, who earned his M.A. from The University of Chicago in 2002 and later worked at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, is set to curate his first exhibition at the world’s largest film museum: The Museo Nazionale del Cinema in Turin, Italy.
AWP 2014: On Giving/Getting Permission
“Find the place that scares you most and run to it.” — Eric McMillan (MAPH ‘10) on writing and, well, life Last night, while leading eight current MAPH creative writers on an uphill March from the Seattle’s Washington State Convention Center to Von Trapp’s in Capitol Hill, I was marveling (aloud, perhaps unfortunately for my […]
Colloquium Launch Party – November 15 – Sign up now!
The editors of Colloquium invite you to the Third Issue Launch Party/First Birthday Party! REGISTER HERE to save yourself a spot.
Colloquium Features 2013 MAPH Thesis Awards!
From the Editors: The MAPH thesis awards are back! While the annals of MAPH history may not be exact as to how long the thesis awards have been absent, we are delighted about their return.
Greg Langen on The Odyssey Project Internship: Freedom and its Discontents
Check out MAPH Alumnus Greg Langen’s (’13) reflections on his internship at the Odyssey Project. Also be sure to see the Odyssey Project’s latest issue of In Medias Res, edited by Greg Langen. A liberal arts education is, on the graduation speech level, freedom granting. With the powers of critical thinking and a strong (passable) handle […]
Side Dish Mag: Writing in the AfterMAPH
A post from Emma Martin (AM ’11) on her new writing project, Side Dish mag, a community blog for writers and non-writers alike:
Curious where MAPH writers are now? Wondering what new publications have come out? Check out the recently updated MAPH Writers page on our website. There you’ll find a list of alumni, links to novels, essays, poems, and blogs, and what writers are working on now. Don’t see your published work there? Please let us know! We […]
Issue 2 of Colloquium was featured on Bookforum’s Omnivore blog yesterday! Also! “The Serpent, Subtle and Brazen: Idolatory, Imagemaking, and the Hebrew Bible,” an essay from Issue 2 by Carina Del Valle Schorske (MAPH ’13) was one of today’s Editor’s Picks over at Mosaic Magazine. She’s in great company with writers from The Times Literary Supplement, Commentary, Middle East Quarterly, and Moment. Exciting stuff!