Matthew Thomas studied with Alice McDermott when he was a Writing Seminars student. When asked about McDermott for Baltimore Magazine’s March profile, he sent the following essay about her as an instructor, writer, and mentor.
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Date: March 14, 2014
Date: March 13, 2014
McDermott’s latest novel, Someone, was recently nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction.
Date: February 28, 2014
Category: Faculty Books
“Fitzgerald’s work has always deeply moved me,” writes John T. Irwin. “And this is as true now as it was 50 years ago when I first picked up The Great Gatsby. I can still remember the occasions when I first read each of his novels; remember the time, place, and mood of those early readings, as […]
Date: February 26, 2014
Gregory P. Kane, a former Baltimore Sun columnist known for his perceptive observations, died of cancer Tuesday at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 62.
Date: January 15, 2014
The convenience of having one’s entire office in a machine as slim as a copy of ‘The Paris Review’ has not made moot the writer’s room.
Date: January 13, 2014
McDermott’s novel, Someone, is a finalist in the fiction category.
Date: January 6, 2014
Barth, a National Book Award winner, was a leading figure in the university’s Writing Seminars department, and his work is central to 20th-century literary history.
Date: December 31, 2013
The Writing Seminars congratulates recent graduate Courtney Sender (MFA ’12) on winning Glimmer Train’s Fiction Open contest.
Date: November 11, 2013
We congratulate recent MFAs on their forthcoming and newly published books: Anne-Marie Thompson (Audiation) and Luc Phinney (Compass)
Date: November 7, 2013
Read about Isabel Wilkerson’s visit to campus as part of The President’s Reading Series: Literature of Social Import.