MFA Professor Publishes New Collection

MFA Professor Gregory Pardlo’s poetry collection Spectral Evidence was published today by Penguin Random House. Spectral Evidence, a powerful meditation on Blackness, beauty, faith, and the force of law, moves fluidly among considerations of the pro-wrestler Owen Hart; Tituba, the only Black woman to be accused of witchcraft during the Salem witch trials; MOVE, the … Continue reading MFA Professor Publishes New Collection

MFA Alum Susan Muaddi Darraj Publishes Debut Novel

MFA alum Susan Muaddi Darraj’s debut novel Behind You Is the Sea will be published January 16 by HarperCollins. Behind You Is the Sea received starred reviews from Booklist and Kirkus. Congratulations, Susan!

MFA Director Publishes Novel

MFA Director and Professor Lauren Grodstein’s novel We Must Not Think of Ourselves was published today by Algonquin Books. We Must Not Think of Ourselves has been named a Best Book of 2023 by Kirkus Reviews (Best Fiction Books of the Year & Best Historical Fiction of 2023) and is December’s Read With Jenna book … Continue reading MFA Director Publishes Novel

Writers in Camden Features MFA Alumni and Faculty

Writers in Camden, a long-running reading series on the Rutgers-Camden campus inviting acclaimed novelists, poets, and nonfiction writers to share their work with students and the public, will celebrate our Rutgers-Camden family and their recent books this year. Our fall event will feature alumni Shawn R. Jones and Davon Loeb, winter will feature alumni Isaac … Continue reading Writers in Camden Features MFA Alumni and Faculty

Rutgers-Camden MFA Welcomes the Class of 2025!

  The faculty and current students of the Rutgers-Camden MFA are thrilled to welcome seven new students to the program this fall. Check out their bios here, and join us in welcoming them to campus.