Monthly Archives: January 2012

Vincent Toro wins the Metlife Nuestras Voes Playwriting Award

RN-MFA poet Vincent Toro just won the Metlife Nuestras Voces Playwriting Award at Repertorio Espanol. The prize is for $3000 and a full production of the play. Here’s a link for more about the competition and the theater: http://www.repertorio.org/opportunities/index.php?area=competitions&id=2 More details to … Continue reading

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Writers at Newark tomorrow (Tues, Jan 31)!

Rachel Hadas and Keith O’Shaugnessy read in the Writers at Newark Reading Series on Tuesday, January 31, 2012, 5:30-7pm, Paul Robeson Gallery! MFA folks–be there at 4:30 for the reception!

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KGB Reading this Saturday

This Saturday, January 28, come for the Rutgers-Newark KGB reading! Poet Britt Melewski will be joined by fiction writers, Leslie-Ann Murray and Kevin Catalano. The reading begins at 7:00 PM at KGB Bar (85 East 4th St, New York, http://www.kgbbar.com).

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Tayari Jones is nominated for the NAACP Image Award

Tayari Jones is nominated for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work–Fiction. You can vote for Tayari by joining the NAACP and becoming eligible to vote. Here is the link to the list of nominees and the link to … Continue reading

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Anna Alves, Max Gray, and Bryanna Tidmarsh read at Coffee Cave

Welcome back to school (and the Spring ’12 semester)! Our next Coffee Cave reading features fiction writers Anna Alves and Max Gray, and poet Byranna Tidmarsh.

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Four Way Books interviews Rigoberto Gonzalez!

Four Way Books interviews poet and RN-MFA instructor Rigoberto Gonzalez! Listen to the interview here!

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Alice Elliott Dark’s “Rumm Road” in the Literarian

Novelist and Essayist (and beloved instructor) Alice Elliott Dark’s has a short story, “Rumm Road,” just published in the Literarian! Read it here.

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