The Corvid Writers grew out of a
Master's program at Goddard College,
where its eight founding members met as
graduate students. The desire to write and
to nurture the art of others brought them
together in the mountains of Vermont and
has kept them together ever since. Like the
Corvids they use as their symbol, they strive
to be fierce, intelligent and bold!
Oct/Nov 2013 - M.B. read from her new book, The Lame God, at the Utah Humanities
Book Festival. Venues included Utah State University and Brigham Young University. A
video of her BYU reading can be found here.
June 2013 - M. B.'s poem "Bingo Night" won first place in the 2012 Adirondack Review's
46er Prize for Poetry. Her poem has been published in the 2013 Summer issue of The
May 2013 - M. B.'s poem "Amber Alert" won first place in the 2013 New South Writing
Contest. Her poem is forthcoming in the 2013 Summer issue of new south: Georgia State
University's Journal of Art & Literature.
April 2013 - M. B.'s debut poetry collection The Lame God was awarded the 16th Annual
May Swenson Poetry Award by Utah State University Press. Judge for the annual award
was Edward Field. Her book will be available in hardcover in late Summer, 2013.
March 2013 - Several of the Corvids attended the 2013 AWP Annual Conference in
Feb 2012 - M.B., Frankie, Dawn and Christine attended the 2012 AWP Annual Conference
Jan 2012 - M. B. McLatchey was awarded the 2011 American Poet Prize by The American
Poetry Journal for her poem "1-800-THE-LOST". Her poem will be featured in the 2012
Spring issue of The American Poetry Journal.
Dec 2011 - M. B.'s poem "Catharsis" won Finalist in the Erskine J. Poetry Prize contest and
will be published in the forthcoming 2012 Spring issue of Smartish Pace.
Oct 2011 - Frankie presented on a panel entitled "Transgressing Narrative: Rituals at the
Divinatory Seam --" at the 2011 &Now Festival of New Writing: Tomorrowland Forever!
with Danielle Vogel (And Selah in spirit).
Sept-Dec 2011 - Frankie participated in Big Read Tucson: Emily Dickinson, teaching a
workshop and doing multiple readings.
Spring 2011 - M.B.'s article "Spiritual Redemption in a World of Crime: Carolina Garcia-
Aguilera and Barbara Parker" was published in The Majorie Kinnan Rawlings Journal of
Spring 2011 - Dawn produced North Shore Poets in the Round, a free-wheeling, non-
scripted poetry reading where poets read in response to the previous writer’s poem, at
the 2011 Massachusetts Poetry Festival.
Spring 2011 - Frankie's excerpt from Origin: "Portraits of Loss" was published on
March 2011 - Frankie participated on a panel entitled “The Writing Life: Making Time When
You Have None” with poets/teachers Laynie Browne and Eric Magrane.
February 2011 - Several Corvids attended the 2011 AWP Annual Conference in
Washington, DC. Dawn was part of the Art School Faculty Caucus. Christine read and
discussed her essay “Weaning” as a panelist.
January 2011 - Christine taught the workshop “Writing as a form of Prayer” at All Saints
Episcopal Church in Chicago.
April 2010 - Ellen, Selah, Dawn, Christine, and M.B. attended the 2010 AWP Annual
Conference in Denver.
March 2010 - Annual Corvid Conference was held in New Smyrna Beach, Florida.
January 2009 - Christine’s essay “Weaning” appeared in the anthology, Are We Feeling
Better Yet? Women Speak about Healthcare in America.
February 2008 - M. B. McLatchey's poems “The Lame God” and “Melville’s Reader” will be
featured in the Summer 2008 issue of The Spoon River Poetry Review.
January 2008 - M. B. McLatchey's poem "Oaths, Curses, Blessings" will be featured in the
Spring 2008 edition of the Georgetown Review.
November 2007 - Two poems by M.B. McLatchey, "Arcadia" and "Snow Globe", will be
featured in the next issue of Cider Press Review, Volume 9, Spring 2008.
October 2007 - Susan J. Newell's story, "Mourning Dove" has been published in the
Belleview Literary Review's Fall, 2007, issue, subtitled Growing Older: Writers Examine
October 2007 - Elizabeth Rollins has recently been published in Green Mountains Review,
20th Anniversary American Apocalypse edition, and in The Boy Bedlam Review.
September 2007 - Three poems by M. B. McLatchey were recently awarded the distinction
of Special Merit and will be featured in the January 2008 issue of The Comstock Review.
July 2007 - M. B. McLatchey has been awarded the 2007 Spoon River Poetry Review’s
Editors’ Prize for her poem "The Rape of Chryssipus". Her poem will be featured in the Fall
2007 edition of The Spoon River Poetry Review.
April 2007 - M. B. McLatchey has been named the winner of The 2007 Penelope Niven
Creative Nonfiction Award by the Salem College Center for Women Writers.
August 2006 - Dawn Paul's new novel, STILL RIVER, is now available through Corvid
Press. Blending the acute languages of science and emotion, STILL RIVER tells the story
of three teens and the ways in which they learn about loss, family and kinds of love.
April 2015 - Several Corvid Writers will be attending the 2015 AWP Annual Conference
in Minneapolis, Minnesota.. Naugatuck River Review is having an off-site reading on
Friday, April 10, 2015 at 12:00 noon at the Rare Steak and Sushi restaurant. The
restaurant, located at 615 S. 2nd Ave., is a short walking distance from the conference
center. M.B. will be reading from her poetry there.
|Canaveral National Seashore - 2003
|ACA's Harris House - 2005