Check out the latest news from our Cambridge Common Writers community!

Celeste Mohammed (Fiction, June 2016) published an essay in The Common as an Inauguration Day feature: “Split Me in Two.”

Sugar House Review has published a review of Steven Cramer’s (Poetry, MFA Writing Faculty) new poetry collection, Listen.

Robbie Gamble (Poetry, January 2017/Nonfiction, June 2020) has a new poem, “Cannot,” out in Atlanta Review.

Dan Portincaso (Fiction, 2008) talks about his writing process in an interview in Hair Trigger.

Andrea Wang’s (WFYP, June 2011) upcoming picture book, WATERCRESS, was included in Kirkus Review‘s list of 50 Most Anticipated Books of 2021.

Candice Iloh’s (WFYP, June 2017) novel, Every Body Looking, was named as one of four Printz Honor Books at the 2021 ALA Youth Media Awards.

Amy Grier (Nonfiction, January 2017) has a new essay out in Brevity entitled, “Writing is Learning How to Die.”

The LesleyMFA Faculty YouTube page has several new videos up, including conversations with Tracey Baptiste (WFYP, Core Faculty) and Mikki Knudsen (WFYP, MFA Writing Faculty), and Erin Belieu (Poetry, MFA Writing Faculty) and Jason Reynolds (WFYP, MFA Writing Faculty).

Thato Mwosa’s (WSS, June 2017) first narrative feature, Memoirs of a Black Girl, has been selected as part of The Boston Globe’s inaugural Black History Film Festival.

Voices Amidst the Virus, published by Lily Poetry Review Books and edited by Eileen Cleary (Poetry, June 2016) and Christine Jones (Poetry, January 2014), will be used as the theme for this year’s Michigan State University Filmetry Festival.

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