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Airea D. Matthews wins 2016 Yale Series of Younger Poets

2013 Poetry MFA Alumna and Program Assistant Director Airea D. Matthews's manuscript 'simulacra' will be published by Yale University Press in 2017!

Poetry Professor Tarfia Faizullah Honored on International Women's Day

Warmest congratulations to our very own Tarfia Faizullah, who has been selected for inclusion in the 3rd Annual Harvard Law International Women’s Day Portrait Exhibit

The Helen Zell Writers’ Program is a two-year graduate program in creative writing leading to the Master of Fine Arts degree. Students concentrate in either fiction or poetry. Applicants must submit portfolios of their writing in one of these genres, and should have sufficient training in literature to succeed in courses at the graduate level. We select students with demonstrated talent and expose them to a variety of approaches to the craft of writing.

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