Program spotlight: A look back at UAA’s M.F.A. alums

September 18, 2013

A feature story in Poets & Writers magazine highlighted UAA’s Master of Fine Arts program in creative writing in the most recent (Sept./Oct. 2013) issue. UAA’s program was listed among 26 popular low-residency programs in the U.S., in part due to the number of program alumni who were awarded competitive creative writing fellowships after graduation.

We’ve profiled several notable M.F.A. alums in the past and in light of the program’s growing reputation, we thought it might be time to dust off some of their stories and bring these amazing I AM UAA alums together for an online reunion. Take a second look at:

ebradfield-interp Elizabeth Bradfield, M.F.A. ’05

Poet, Stegner Fellow and founder of Broadsided Press


Jones-Alitita Arlitia Jones, M.F.A. ’95

Playwright, poet and butcher shop business maven


Rearden-Don Don Rearden, M.F.A. ’05

Novelist, screenwriter and INNOVATE Award winner


Smith-Dawnell Dawnell Smith, M.F.A. ’08

Nonfiction writer, art community leader and roller derby girl


For more information about UAA’s low-residency M.F.A. program, visit their website.

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