Tom LeGro, BA English ’98, MFA Creative Writing ’01, is a senior producer for video at The Washington Post, part of a team that won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for investigative journalism. Photo credit: The Washington Post.
Poet, novelist and memoirist Jon Pineda, author of the new novel Let's No One Get Hurt, will read from and discuss his work as part of the Creative Writing Program’s Visiting Writer Series. The event—free and open to the public—begins at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 23, in Merten Hall, Room 1203, on Mason’s Fairfax campus.
From the history of the Lorton Correctional Complex comes the story of “In Lorton’s Darkroom”, which changed the lives of the inmates living there. GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series conducted a short documentary screening of “In Lorton’s Darkroom” in the Johnson Center Cinema about the life-changing event.
Award-winning poet Matthew Zapruder comes to Mason Thursday, April 12, to share selections from his own poetry and discuss his new book 'Why Poetry'. The event takes place at 4:30 p.m. in Merten Hall, Room 1202.
Weds April 4 7:30pm Johnson Center Cinema: The documentary traces the story of inmates in DC's infamous Lorton Correctional Facility who transform their prison experience while participating in a photography program.
Our courses for Summer 2018 include Gender, Race & Class in Media, Intro Film (DL), Film and Video Forms (DL), Media Criticism (DL), History of World Cinema (DL), Global Horror Film, Business of Film, and The Films of Akira Kurosawa.
Published by Literary Hub, "At the March for Our Lives, Registering the Next Generation of Voters" examines Creative Writing Professor Courtney Brkic's experience volunteering in DC during the historic march.