Check out the below video to watch the Cambridge Common Writers-hosted book launch for Emily Inouye Huey’s (WFYP, June 2011) debut novel, Beneath the Wide Silk Sky. Sam Sakamoto doesn’t have space in her life for dreams. With the […]
Check out the below video to watch the Cambridge Common Writers-hosted book launch for Benjamin Roesch’s (Fiction, January 2016) debut novel, Blowin’ My Mind Like a Summer Breeze. Fifteen-year-old Rainey Cobb never thought meeting someone could actually change her […]

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Michelle Lynch, whose earliest inspiration was music and whose writing process is to “wonder and wander,” says she “writes towards healing” and credits her MFA with making her a better Language Arts and Literacy teacher. MICHELLE LYNCH – […]

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Although we may not always know where our writing paths will lead us, if we follow our passions, we usually end up somewhere pretty great. Alum Kate Estrop discovered a joy for writing short comics after receiving their […]
Join Cambridge Common Writers for an evening of reading from a selection of our incredible alums: Featured Readers: Fabiola R. Decius – WSS, June 2015 Dan Carey – Poetry, June 2021 Emily Inouye Huey – WFYP, June 2011 […]

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The Lesley MFA Program in Creative Writing opened up new avenues for many of us in exploring ourselves and our writing. WFYP alum Kate Fussner talks about how her mentors encouraged her to start writing in verse, which […]

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After finding her way back to writing after some time in web development, Frances Donovan went on to self-publish her own chapbook, which became a finalist in the 31st annual Lambda Literary Awards. Her next manuscript will be […]

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Lesley’s Creative Writing MFA program boasts some very accomplished alums, including Saraciea J. Fennell, whose work reaches beyond the page to an extent that she was recently immortalized in a Bronx Legends mural in New York. In June, […]

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Fiction alum Mina Athanassious sits down with his former mentor, MFA Writing Faculty in Fiction Rachel Kadish, to talk about changing careers, his unexpected acceptance into the Lesley MFA in Creative Writing program, and how the program helped […]

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Often, the path to writing isn’t a straight-forward one. Such is the case with Amber Wong, who started writing towards the end of a long career in environmental engineering. Read on to learn about her experience of writing […]
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