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

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

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.

Human Connection: Writer Lee Conell crafts stories full of feeling

Human Connection: Writer Lee Conell crafts stories full of feeling

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 to write. “Writing for me is an intenselyRead More

Rick Hilles, far right, leads a 
writing workshop seated next to Steve Garrison and his daughter.

‘Commodore Classrooms’ Event Inspires a Young Writer

Last fall, lovers of reading and writing of all ages gathered in Denver for a Commodore Classroom that doubled as a writing workshop led by Rick Hilles, associate professor of English, who also teaches in the university’s acclaimed MFA Program in Creative Writing.

Creating a Masterpiece

Creating a Masterpiece

Picasso continually pushed against prevailing artistic conventions, even his own previous work, to forge new creative paths that somehow remained unmistakably his own. That same idea of building upon the past to push further into the future runs deeply through this issue of Vanderbilt Magazine.

Best Bards: Accolades for Vanderbilt Poets

Best Bards: Accolades for Vanderbilt Poets

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.