Faye Rapoport DesPres

PMC faculty, students on the move

Some highlights from the most recent issue of the monthly newsletter produced by the Solstice MFA Program in Creative Writing at Pine Manor College (congrats and best wishes, all):

Readings and Events:


MFA Program Director Meg Kearney will read as part of the 2010 PEN New England L.L. Winship Award Winners Reading, Wednesday, April 13 at 6 p.m. at Emerson College’s Bright Family Screening Room of the Paramount Center, 559 Washington Street, Boston, MA.

For more information, email: mailto:Christine_Casson@emerson.edu

Poet Dzvinia Orlowsky will read and give a talk on Tuesday, April 5 from 6:30–7:30 p.m. at the Whitman Public Library, 100 Webster Street, Whitman, MA.

For more information, call: 781-446-7613.

MFA graduate Jina Ortiz will read on Tuesday, April 5 at 6:30 p.m. as part of an event sponsored by the Women’s National Book Association/Boston at the Coolidge Corner Branch Library meeting room, 31 Pleasant Street, Brookline, MA.

For more information, go to: http://www.wnbaboston.org


Multi-genre writer Anne-Marie Oomen will be reading and leading a workshop as part of the Rally of Writers conference, sponsored by the Michigan Humanities Council on Saturday, April 2 in Lansing, Michigan.

For more information, go to: http://www.arallyofwriters.com/


Meg Kearney will read with Baron Wormser on Wednesday, April 20 at 7 p.m. at River Run Books, 20 Congress Street, Portsmouth, NH.

For more information, go to:http://www.riverrunbookstore.com/


Meg Kearney will read with fellow 2010 Paterson Poetry Prize finalists on Saturday, April 2 from 1–3 p.m. at the Historic Hamilton Club Building, Passaic County Community College, 32 Church Street, Paterson, NJ.

For more information, email: mailto:SDESAI@pccc.edu


Kathleen Aguero’s poem “Turkey Pond: Scattering the Ashes,” is included in the recently published anthology, Solace in So Many Words, edited by Ellen Wade Beals. The book is available for sale on Amazon.com

MFA student Melissa Ford Lucken’s story “Undone by the Undead” is available for download on Ellora’s Cave.

For more information, go to: http://www.jasminejade.com

Multi-genre writer Sandra Scofield’s short fiction, “Staph,” was recently published by Narrative Magazine online.

To read the piece, go to: http://www.narrativemagazine.com/files/ScofieldSandra_Staph.pdf