Great news about two graduates of the SIUC MFA Program!
James Scoles (MFA '09) is a finalist for CBC Poetry Prize:
Adrian Matejka (MFA '01) has been longlisted for the National Book Award in Poetry:
This blog is a resource for students, faculty, alumni and friends of the Graduate Program in Creative Writing at Southern Illinois University Carbondale (alums of both the past MA program and current MFA Program welcome). MFA Faculty/Staff: Pinckney Benedict, Scott Blackwood, Rodney Jones (professor emeritus), Judy Jordan, Allison Joseph, Beth Lordan, & Jon Tribble.