Monthly Archives: November 2011

Nick Ripatrazone has a second Pushcart Prize nomination!

Nick Ripatrazone, RN-MFA alumni, has a second Pushcart Prize nomination this year! The story, “Bully,” appeared in Stymie Magazine and was also finalist for the ESPN Sports Fiction Contest. Congrats, Nick! Advertisements

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Anna Alves and Dickson Lam in Kartika Review

Along with Anna Alves (first-year fiction), Dickson Lam (RN-MFA alumni) also appears in the 10th issue of Kartika Review. Congrats to both!

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Tayari Jones’ Silver Sparrow is one of Library Journal’s Best Books 2011!

Tayari Jones, who recently received an NEA Fellowship for Fiction, has more good news to share. Her novel, Silver Sparrow, was chosen by Library Journal as one of the top ten books of 2011. Click here to read. Congrats, Tayari!

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Nancy Mendez-Booth in the Junot Diaz Writing Contest

Vote for Nancy Mendez-Booth, second-year fiction student! 1. Read her submission to the Junot Diaz Writing Contest: 2. Click on the heart! 3. Comment and share!

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Send your creative work!

Now that we’re nearing the end of the semester, here are a few places which would like to see your creative work! 1. The Bristol Short Story Prize: http://www.bristolprize.co.uk 2. REAL lit journal: http://www.magnapoets.com/announcements/2011/11/the-larry-d-thomas-prize-for-poetry-and-.html 3. Ploughshares: http://www.pshares.org/submit/Emerging-Writers-Contest.cfm 4. Circalit: http://www.circalit.com/screenplay/competitions/listContinue reading

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Second-year students read at KGB Bar in Manhattan this Saturday!

We are reading at KGB Bar in Manhattan this Saturday, November 19! The reading will feature the stories of Joanne Chin and Sean Kennedy. As a special treat, these two will be joined by poet and Rutgers alumnus Rimas Uzgiris. … Continue reading

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Gil Scott-Heron Memorial Concert this Friday!

Want to go to a concert on Friday? The Gil Scott-Heron Memorial Concert, a prequel to the Harlem Book Fair, will take place at the Paul Robeson Campus Center from 7-9 pm! Here’s the link for more details.

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