Chialun Chang: New Poem

Chialun Chang (Creative Writing, MFA, 2014) has a new poem, "Mississippi River," on Literary Hub, whose poetry editor, Adam Fitzgerald, calls her "one of the most incredibly talented young poets to emerge recently in America."

Congratulations, Chialun Chang!

Read the poem.

Jake Matkov: Reading in Paris

Jake Matkov (Creative Writing MFA, 2015; Literature MA, 2013; and now the English Department's Graduate Advisor) will be reading with three other poets and fiction writers (including Malik Crumpler, LIU Brooklyn Creative Writing MFA, 2016).

Salon de l'Abondance: A Reading
Friday, July 22, 2016
7:30 PM
Berkeley Books
8, rue Casimire Delavigne, 75006 Paris, France.

More info.

visceral brooklyn Reading #2

Please join us for our second reading on Wednesday, July 27. We have a great lineup of poets on deck to kick off the poetry festival on Governor's Island that weekend—Nadia Alexis, Natalie Eilbert, Cahmongne Felix, Ricardo Maldonado, and Willie Perdomo.

As last time, the reading will take place upstairs at 61 Local (F/G Bergen St or any train at Atlantic Terminal). 

More info.

Visit and submit for issue 3!

News from Betsy Hall: Judge for NCTE Writing Prize

Professor Betsy Hall (Assistant Director of the LIU English Department's First-Year Writing Program) was invited by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) to serve as a judge for the national Norman Mailer Student Writing Award. She served as a second round judge for the Four-Year College Creative Non-fiction Award, which includes a $5000 cash prize. 

More information about the competition.