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Meet Vanderbilt authors at the Southern Festival of Books

Oct. 11, 2019—Vanderbilt faculty, staff and alumni will be part of this weekend’s free Southern Festival of Books downtown at War Memorial Plaza and the Nashville Public Library.

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Vanderbilt faculty, alumni to present at Southern Festival of Books

Oct. 11, 2018—Vanderbilt faculty and alumni are featured at the free Southern Festival of Books, happening this weekend at War Memorial Plaza and the downtown Nashville Public Library.

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MFA alumna Tiana Clark is one of poetry’s most exciting new voices

Jun. 25, 2018—Before alumna Tiana Clark emerged as an electrifying new voice in poetry, before a flock of literary agents started calling, and before 'The New Yorker' magazine published her poem “Nashville” to acclaim last fall, she’d been stung so badly by rejection that she’d stopped writing for an entire year. Read more of the story from the latest issue of 'Vanderbilt Magazine.'

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Star Light, Star Bright: Tiana Clark, MFA’17, is one of poetry’s most exciting new voices

Jun. 8, 2018—Drawing upon a rich background of life experiences and an unflinching desire to challenge injustice, Tiana Clark, MFA’17, has emerged as an electrifying new voice in poetry.

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Writers-in-residence impact, inspire first-year students

Apr. 29, 2016—The Writers-in-Residence program at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons mixes students from Vanderbilt’s highly regarded MFA creative writing program with students from the university’s first-year living and learning community to explore fiction and poetry.

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

Feb. 29, 2016—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.

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Best Bards: Accolades for Vanderbilt Poets

Oct. 23, 2015—The work of three Vanderbilt poets is to be included in the Best New Poets anthology for 2015. The new anthology highlights the work of 50 of the nation’s most promising poets.

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Vanderbilt MFA student wins top poetry prize

Sep. 21, 2015—Tiana Clark, a first-year poetry student in Vanderbilt’s MFA Program in Creative Writing, has won first place and $10,000 in a leading poetry journal’s annual competition.

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