News & Events
RIC goes to AWP!
The Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference is in Boston this year (March 6 – March 9), and we’re going! Alumni, students, and friends of the program: if you’re attending, please let us know, so we can arrange an informal Rhode Island College get-together.
Please stop by the Shoreline table at the Book Fair as well to say hello to faculty and current student staff.
Also, if you are going on the job market soon, be sure to attend the panel “Landing the Tenure-track Job Without a Book: What to Expect on the Job Market,” which will include words of wisdom from our newest faculty member, Robert Long Foreman:
Date: Thursday, March 7
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Location: Room 108, Hynes Convention Center
News Of Publications & AwardsFrom Current Students:
Katie Brunero was awarded a scholarship to attend the Juniper Summer Writing Institute at University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Katie also took part in the offerings at JSWI in June 2012.
Kim Baker has had her poetry chapbook, Under the Influence, accepted by Finishing Line Press.
Gary Whitehead has had his third collection of poems, A Glossary of Chickens, published by Princeton University Press.
ALUMNI: PLEASE KEEP IN TOUCH AND LET US KNOW HOW YOU'RE DOING!
This fall, Karen Boren’s short story “Laden Things” appeared in WomenArts Quarterly and her story “Fire and Rescue” in South 85.
Cathleen Calbert has new poems forthcoming in The Cincinnati Review and The Ocean State Review.
emily danforth’s novel The Miseducation of Cameron Post was selected by Publishers Weekly as one of their 5 “Flying Starts” (Debut Novelists) selections for Spring 2012. Read an interview with emily in Publishers Weekly. The queer-culture website Autostraddle put The Miseducation of Cameron Post as the #5 pick on its list of “The 20 Best Young Adult Novels for Queer Girls.”
Rob Foreman’s short story “Turkey of the Woods” appeared recently in the Indiana Review. Another, “The Story of Herman Melville and His Masterpiece Moby-Dick,” is forthcoming in Quarter After Eight. He also has won the American Literary Review creative nonfiction contest for his essay “Carlo.”