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MFA in Creative Writing and Literary Translation

Welcome
Maaza Mengiste

Visiting Professor
2012-13


Beneath the Lion’s Gaze

Beneath the Lion’s Gaze, by Maaza Mengiste (W. W. Norton & Company, 2010).

 
 
Nicole Cooley, MFA DirectorNicole Cooley
Klapper 702
718-997-4671
Nicole.Cooley@qc.cuny.edu

Author of four books of poetry and a novel. Winner of the Walt Whitman Award, a Kinereth Gensler Award from Alice James Books, and an NEA.
Full Biography

Maaza MengisteMaaza Mengiste
Klapper 706
718-997-4603
Maaza.Mengiste@gmail.com

Author of an award-winning novel, Beneath the Lion's Gaze, a Fullbright Scholar. Fiction in Granta, Callaloo and The Granta Anthology of the African Short Story.
Full Biography
 

Kimiko HahnKimiko Hahn
Klapper 703
718-997-4712
kimiko.hahn@qc.cuny.edu

Author of seven books of poetry. Recipient of Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Award, two NEA grants, two NYFA grants and the American Book Award.
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Richard Schotter Richard Schotter
Klapper 705
718-997-4715
shotbag@optonline.net

Plays include Medicine Show, Benya the King and The Wood Dancer. Obie Award nominee and winner of the Berman Playwriting Award.
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Roger SedaratRoger Sedarat
Klapper 704
718-997-4713
sedarat@yahoo.com

Author of Dear Regime: Letters to the Islamic Republic and Ghazal Games, winner of the Hollis Summers Poetry Prize from Ohio University.
Full Biography
John WeirJohn Weir
Klapper 604
718-997-4663
jweirdo@yahoo.com

Author of two novels, most recently of What I Did Wrong. Winner of the Lambda Literary Award in Fiction.
Full Biography

 
 

 Office Information

 
Nicole Cooley, MFA Director
Creative Writing and Literary Translation
Department of English
Office: Klapper 702
Phone: 718-997-4671


New MFA Bulletin Blog

Visit our new Bulletin Blog at http://mfabulletinblog.qc.cuny.edu


Fall 2014 Events

Literary Legacies
Lynn Emanuel and Terrance Hayes
Q&A facilitated by Zakia Henderson-Brown
Co-sponsored by The Poetry Society of America
Wednesday, October 8, 6:30 pm
Klapper Hall, Godwin-Ternbach Museum

A Reading by Novelist Maud Casey
Co-sponsored by Writing at Queens
Thursday, October 23, 6:30 pm
Klapper Hall, Godwin-Ternbach Museum

Reading Across Cultures:
Poetry and Conversation
Aimee Nezhukumatathil and Willie Perdomo
Q&A facilitated by John Murillo
Co-sponsored by Cave Canem Foundation
Monday, November 10, 6:30 pm
Klapper Hall, Godwin-Ternbach Museum

Book Launch for
Guillaume de Fonclare's Inside My Own Skin
Translated by Yves Henri Cloarec
Winner of the 2014 Loose Translations Award
Thursday, December 4, 6:30 pm
Klapper Hall, Godwin-Ternbach Museum

MFA Program in Creative Writing &
Literary Translation Open House
Wednesday, December 10, 5 pm
Klapper Hall 710

All events are free and open to the public.
Readings will be followed by receptions and book signings.

 
 

 

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