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  • October

    • a book with the title "Laila: Held for a Moment" by Leah Mele-Bazaz sitting beside a small orange pumpkin

      MFA Alum’s Debut Memoir Published During Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

      October 11, 2022

      When Leah Mele-Bazaz found out that her first daughter had died in utero at the start of her third trimester, she instantly withdrew from everyone and everything around her. She told herself she would never talk about it, and she certainly would never write about it. But despite her promise to never put pen to paper, Mele-Bazaz started writing as soon as she got home from the hospital. Now, during Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, her debut memoir has been published.

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      Drexel English Language Center Helps to Prepare the Next Generation of Fulbrighters

      October 06, 2022

      This past summer, the ELC expanded its IIE Fulbright offerings to include an English Teaching Assistants (ETA) program. The program, funded by a State Department grant, was geared toward preparing Fulbright scholars for their upcoming teaching roles across the globe.

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  • September

  • February

    • a collage of drawings including hands, books, pens, paper and other writing tools with a bubble that says "creative writing."

      MFA Program Launches Scholarship Fund to Support Marginalized Writers

      February 17, 2022

      When the first cohort of students in Drexel’s MFA in Creative Writing program graduated, in the spring of 2021, its members raised and donated $1,300 to fund the program’s civic engagement efforts. The gesture was well in keeping with a core tenet of the University, the College and the program itself, and it touched MFA program director Nomi Eve deeply.

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    • A copy of the book A Legacy to Share held up on Drexel's campus

      Student Interns in Drexel Publishing Group Produce Book Honoring Black Alumni Experience

      February 10, 2022

      During Homecoming Weekend, the Drexel Black Alumni Council (DUBAC) launched a special collection of essays. Titled A Legacy to Share, the new book honors over 50 years of history since the first wave of Black students arrived on Drexel’s campus in the late 1960s. Student interns in the Drexel Publishing Group were responsible for copy editing, proofreading and applying styles for formatting the book.

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    • MFA students pose for a photograph in Times Square

      Professional Residency Gives MFA Students Insight to Publishing World

      February 08, 2022

      This past November, second-year students in the MFA in Creative Writing program found themselves under the bright lights of New York City to get a feel for what getting a book published is all about. The professional residency is a distinctive part of Drexel’s low-residency MFA program, giving students the opportunity to meet with publishers, agents and editors, form professional ties and gain real-world perspective on the publishing industry.

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