UMass Amherst MFA Student, Yvette Lisa Ndlovu.

I first heard about MFA programs when I took a writing class at Cornell University as an undergrad. Back then, I was still a Government major who thought I would go into the non-profit world or politics.  I knew I wanted to tell Zimbabwean stories and fight for female empowerment.More

Writing in the time of Corona

At the beginning of May, Straw Dog Writers Guild started accepting submissions for their ‘Pandemic Poetry & Prose: Writers Respond to Corona’ project. The goal of this endeavor is to ‘solicit and feature work by writers that speaks to some aspect of life during these unique times. By publishing online,More

Conference in session

Here’s the program for this year’s WriteAngles Conference at Mount Holyoke College. The keynote speaker will be poet, essayist, translator, editor and University of Massachusetts Amherst professor, Martín Espada. Joining him on the speaker and presenter list for the day are over 20 other writers, editors and professionals from different fieldsMore