Monthly Archives: December 2009

2009 National Book Award Finalist Fiction

Jayne Anne Philips interview for the National Book Award Foundation:  I tell my writing students at Rutgers Newark that their responsibility is to the compassionate rendering of the material, never to an idea of a reader. One needs to be … Continue reading

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Owen Duffy in StoryGlossia!

There are others like me inside them, their eyes slick like fish eggs. I still remember this line from when Owen Duffy (MFA ’09) read this story last year.  Now you can read this line, and all the rest of … Continue reading

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Student Reading Tonight at the Art Kitchen!

Stop by the Newark Art Kitchen tonight at 5:30 in order to see Priscilla Mainardi, Armin Tolentino, and Dickson Lam read from their work.  It’s the last reading of the semester, so don’t miss it!

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End of the semester madness

My prediction is that the blog will be slightly dead for a little while because of end of the semester madness.  We’ll see you once things quiet down.

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Writers at Newark Reading/Open House Redux

Wow.   James Hoch and Patricia Smith rocked the house last night in an all-poets reading that touched serious subjects and and really showcased what you can do with language.  Moriah Cohen, a second-year poetry student, introduced Hoch and cited … Continue reading

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