News & Announcements Archive


Author Matthew Thomas on Alice McDermott

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.


Alumna Wins Fiction Award

The Writing Seminars congratulates recent graduate Courtney Sender (MFA ’12) on winning Glimmer Train’s Fiction Open contest.


Alumni Publication News

We congratulate recent MFAs on their forthcoming and newly published books: Anne-Marie Thompson (Audiation) and Luc Phinney (Compass)