Elmaz Abinader at VONA/Voices
Elmaz Abinader, Mills College professor and co-founder of the Voices of our Nation Arts Foundation, was one of four faculty for the VONA/Voices Workshop at the University of Miami in January 2013. She will also serve on the faculty for this summer’s Berkeley VONA writing workshop alongside Jimmy Santiago Baca, Stacyann Chin, and Junot Diaz among others.
Mills MFA Alumni Publish First Books
Katie Quirk’s (MFA Prose ’06) first book, A Girl Called Problem, received a starred Kirkus review. Check out this Q&A with Carly Anne West (MFA Prose '06), whose first book, The Murmurings, was released earlier this year. Teresa K. Miller’s (MFA Poetry ’06), second book of poetry, sped, is now available for pre-order by Sidebrow Books. Cassandra Smith’s (MFA Poetry '08), first book of poetry, u&i, has been accepted for publication with Omnidawn and is forthcoming in 2014.