Lee Conell

  • Lee Conell

    Human Connection: Writer Lee Conell crafts stories full of feeling

    Lee Conell (photo by Susan Urmy) Lee Conell, MFA’15, is not the sort of writer who cultivates a high profile. While she’s excited about the upcoming launch of her first story collection, Subcortical, she finds the public role of author far removed from the drive that compels her… Read More

    Nov. 21, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

    An Embarrassment of Riches: M.F.A. Program Nurtures Literary Talent

    What’s remarkable about the M.F.A. program at Vanderbilt is that, although it’s among the best in the nation, it's not cutthroat like other highly regarded programs. In fact, Vanderbilt has adopted a model that seems the very opposite—one that fosters a tight-knit community based on feelings of cooperation and unity. Read More

    Feb. 29, 2016