The Massachusetts Review and the UMass MFA for Poets and Writers were featured in the Springfield Republican's MassLive.com site Monday, March 24. Click here to read about our Special Issue celebrating 50 years of the program, and guest editor John Emil Vincent's thoughts on curating this remarkable collection.
The Massachusetts Review is thrilled to announce the following new and forthcoming releases from the poets and writers who have helped ensure that MR publishes the best in contemporary voices, here and abroad. Congratulations to all! (To purchase back issues of MR, click here.)
Poetry Reading by
Winner of the 9TH Annual
ANNE HALLEY POETRY PRIZE
The Massachusetts Review
Tuesday, April 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Tyler Boudreau, author of the memoir Packing Inferno, discussed the social costs of war and "moral injury," the topic of his essay in MR's Casualty issue, with Dr. Jonathan Shay on NPR's Talk of the Nation, November 21, 2012.
The editors of the Massachusetts Review are proud to announce that the winner of this year’s Jules Chametzky Translation Prize is Michael F. Moore, for the excerpt from his translation of Erri De Luca's The Day Before Happiness, published in the journal’s Casualty Issue.
For her appointment to the post of United States Poet Laureate, our heartfelt congratulations to Natasha Trethewey. Trethewey earned her M.F.A. degree at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, where she studied with, among others, James Tate and Dara Wier.
The editors of the Massachusetts Review are proud to announce that the winner of this year’s Anne Halley Poetry Prize is Philip Metres for his poem “Home/Front,” published in the journal’s Casualty Issue.
Priyatam Mudivarti, Interview Editor for the Review Review, had a chat with Ata in our South College office at the University of Massachusetts just the other day. So have a look, and learn something about our new Managing Editor, and about MR as well. And don't forget to stop in and say hey next time you're on campus.
So we're a little slow here... but we just got word that in mid-November Melinda Moustakis -- who published a wonderful, searing story in MR 50.4 -- was named on the 2011 National Book Foundation's "5 Under 35" Fiction list! Congratulations Melinda!