The Americans Society in New York will host a conversation between Professor Rolando Hinojosa-Smith and writer Carmen Boullosa on November 19th.
An 8-page spread of Professor Kurt Heinzelman’s poetry has been published in Variations, the literary magazine of the University of Zürich.
Professor Heinzelman has just returned from judging The International Dylan Thomas Prize, “given to the best published or produced literary work in the English language, written by an author aged 39 or under,” and won this year by Joshua Ferris.
Professor Peter LaSalle’s new book, What I Found Out About Her: Stories of Dreaming Americans, winner of the 2014 Richard Sullivan Prize in Short Fiction, has been published by the University of Notre Dame Press.
In a starred review, Kirkus Reviews calls the stories “subtle, evocative, haunting—and brilliantly written.”
Michener Center for Writers director James Magnuson was honored this year by the Austin Public Library Foundation at their annual Illumine event, along with Laurence Wright (Thirteen Days in September) and current Michener fellow Kelly Luce (Three Scenarios in Which Hana Sasaki Grows a Tail).