As 2021 comes to a close, we at Cambridge Common Writers have carved out a space to celebrate our community’s many accomplishments throughout this year by compiling a list of publications and other creative ways in which Lesley […]

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Check out the latest news from our Cambridge Common Writers community! Kate Kearns (Poetry, June 2008) has a new poem published in the Northern New England Review. Thato Mwosa’s (WSS, June 2017) Memoirs of a Black Girl has been selected […]

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Check out the latest news from our Cambridge Common Writers community! Lisa DeSiro (Poetry, June 2010) has a new poetry collection out with Kelsay Books: Simple as a Sonnet. Amber Wong (Nonfiction, January 2014) has an essay out […]

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Check out the latest news from our Cambridge Common Writers community! Candice Iloh (WFYP, June 2017) and Jason Reynolds (WFYP, MFA Writing Faculty) were both featured on USA Today‘s “50 Black young adult novelists you should read, from […]

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Check out the latest news from our Cambridge Common Writers community! Celeste Mohammed (Fiction, June 2016) published an essay in The Common as an Inauguration Day feature: “Split Me in Two.” Sugar House Review has published a review of Steven Cramer’s […]

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Check out the latest news from our Cambridge Common Writers community! Thato Mwosa’s (WSS, June 2017) first narrative feature, Memoirs of a Black Girl, has been selected by the Toronto International Women Film Festival for 2021. Amber Wong […]

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Several alums are hosting workshops in the upcoming months, including: Hurley Winkler (Fiction, January 2017) is enrolling for two online workshop sessions for fiction and nonfiction writers. Session 1: Now accepting waitlist sign-ups! Tuesday nights, February 16 – […]
2020 has been a memorable year in many ways. We have, all of us, been through a great deal of change and struggle, both personal and global. What hasn’t changed, however, is the consistency with which our community […]

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Candice Iloh’s (WFYP, June 2017) novel, Every Body Looking, has been named a finalist for the 2020 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. Check out her book in our bookstore! D. Dina Friedman’s (Fiction, January 2016) short story, “Will This […]

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Karin Cecile Davidson (Fiction, June 2009)’s debut novel, Sybelia Drive, will be released on October 6th with Braddock Avenue Books. Pre-order the book here. A.J. Verdelle (Fiction, MFA Writing Faculty) is listed in USA Today’s “100 Black novelists […]
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