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MFA Student Puts Storytelling Skills to Use for Science

MFA Student Puts Storytelling Skills to Use for Science

MFA fiction student Lyz Duesterhoeft worked as part of a team of 11 scientists and students researching factors that “shape public perceptions of extreme weather risk” and how an understanding of those factors can help encourage preparedness.

6 Mason Writers Receive $3000 in Awards

6 Mason Writers Receive $3000 in Awards

Six writers judged nearly 100 fiercely competitive entries to arrive at the winners of Mason Creative Writing's annual Spring Writing Contests. Six lucky Mason writers were awarded a total of $3000.

Five Questions with MFA alum Danielle Cadena Deulen

Five Questions with MFA alum Danielle Cadena Deulen

MFA alum Danielle Cadena Deluen's latest poetry collection, Desire Museum, is a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award in Bisexual Poetry. She looks back on her time at Mason and her writing career so far.

Five Questions with MFA student Klara Kalu

Five Questions with MFA student Klara Kalu

Klara Kalu may be best known as a Nigerian model and social media influencer. But Kalu is also a writer, and in her continuing pursuit of that career, she joined the Mason Creative Writing Program in Fall 2023 as an MFA Fiction Candidate.