Patience and Pandemic is a collection of photos, essays and poems
Torn between poetry and fiction, Inez Tan earns an M.F.A. at UCI, with scholarship support, then stays on campus to teach creative writing
Exhibition featuring people’s mementos of deceased loved ones explores nature of grief
An Introduction to Chinese Poetry: From the Canon of Poetry to the Lyrics of the Song Dynasty, by UCI professor of East Asian studies Michael A. Fuller, has won the Association for Asian Studies’ Franklin R. Buchanan Prize for high-quality curriculum materials on Asia. “I am deeply honored that the AAS has given my textbook […]
English professor Amy Gerstler is a finalist for the 2016 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, which bestows $100,000 on a midcareer poet. Gerstler, who teaches in UCI’s M.F.A. Programs in Writing, is one of five contenders for the prize. Her works of poetry, nonfiction and journalism have appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review and The American Poetry Review. Gerstler’s most recent book, Scattered at Sea, was longlisted for […]
Press one if you’d like to speak to Attila the Hun.Press two if your Jacuzzi is filled with eels.”– from “A Short History of Sublime Moments on Hold,” by Amy Gerstler Scattered at Sea, a poetry collection by UCI English professor Amy Gerstler, is in the running for the 2015 National Book Award for Poetry. Gerstler, […]
For the talented few admitted, UCI’s graduate writing program in poetry offers a mix of creativity, criticism and, often, acclaim.
“Do not say anything against rhyme! It is a mighty goddess indeed, the deity of very secret and very ancient coincidences, and one must never let the fires on its altars burn out.” — Rainer Maria Rilke They are small in number, the writers who have come to UC Irvine to study poetry through the master’s-level Programs […]