Harlem Book Fair at the Rutgers-Newark campus

Mark your calendar for the Harlem Book Fair! April 27-28, at the Rutgers-Newark campus!

Click here to read the exciting news.

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Flowers in the RN-MFA Garden!

A few students (and Jayne Anne) worked on the garden last fall. Here are two pictures of spring blooms!

 

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Akhil Sharma moderates a book talk with Alexander McCall

Akhil Sharma moderates a book talk with Alexander McCall, Sunday, April 15, 7-8:30 p.m. The book talk is part of the Talks at the Schomburg series and takes place at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem. Click here for more info!

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Rachel Hadas’ “The Yawn” appears in this week’s New Yorker!

Check out Rachel Hadas’ poem in the April 9 issue of the New Yorker. Here’s a link to the poem (accessible if you have a subscription to the New Yorker).

If you don’t have a subscription, check out Rachel’s other poems in the New Yorker here!

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KGB Bar this Saturday

The Rutgers-Newark KGB Bar Reading this Saturday, March 31, will feature fiction writers Mark Labowskie and Claudio Mir, and poet Marina Carreira.

The KGB Bar is located at 85 East Fourth Street in Manhattan. Visit kgbbar.com for more information.

The reading starts at 7:00 PM!

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Akhil Sharma and Francisco Goldman read at Writers at Newark, March 27

Reception starts at 4:30 pm for MFA students!

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Rutgers-MFA students attend the Story Prize 2011 Awards!

Click here below to read coverage of the Story Prize and see a picture of RN-MFA students in attendance! RN-MFA faculty  members, Alice Elliott Dark (whose husband, Larry Dark, is the Story Prize Director) and Jayne Anne Phillips were also in attendance.

P.s., 2nd-year fiction students Patrick Henry and Phedra Deonarine are Story Prize interns. You can read some of their articles on the Story Prize blog!

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