Sebastian Murdoch (Fiction, June 2019) has a new short story “Piecemeal” out in Crow and Cross Keys. Pam Petro’s (Nonfiction, MFA faculty) book The Long Field, has been shortlisted for the Wales Book of the Year Award. Jon […]
Sonia Phillips Resika’s (Fiction, June 2020) short story “Slip, Fall,” which appeared in the Winter 2021-22 issue of Ploughshares, has been nominated for for a PEN 2023 Emerging Writers Award. Sara Levine (WFYP, January 2006) has a new […]
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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Join us for a virtual reading during the Lesley June Residency week. The reading will feature alums from all genres and will be held over Zoom. Our readers will be: Fabiola Decius – WSS, June 2015 Daniel Carey […]

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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, […]
AJ Verdelle (Fiction, MFA Faculty) is pleased to announce that her new book Miss Chloe: A Memoir of a Literary Friendship with Toni Morrison is now available for preorder. Adrian Matejka (Poetry, MFA Faculty) has been named the […]
July Westhale (Poetry, June 2013) is featured on the Lesley University Why We Write podcast in “July Westhale Goes to the Moon’s Moon.” Andrea Wang (WFYP, June 2011) is interviewed in The Picture Book Buzz about her forthcoming […]

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Wrapping up our interviews for Women’s History Month is WFYP alum Jasmine Warga! Jasmine talks to us about winning the the 2020 John Newbery Honor for Other Words For Home, the inspiration behind her upcoming novel, A Rover’s Story, […]

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In our latest spotlight interview for Women’s History Month, WFYP alum Emily Inouye Huey shares some of her literary inspirations, the challenges of balancing writing and parenting, and the passion behind her upcoming novel, Beneath the Wide Silk […]

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Award-winning creators Andrea Wang (WFYP, June 2011) and Jason Chin will appear with Blue Willow Bookshop to celebrate Watercress, their book which was awarded a Newbery Honor medal and the Caldecott medal this year. Blue Willow Bookshop expects all participants […]
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