Saturday, March 24, 15:30

Free Admission | MESH – The Opposite Hous – purchase link


In this information session Xu Xi will introduce the Vermont College of Fine Art’s new MFA program –

the world’s first low-residency International MFA in Creative Writing & Literary Translation. The course offers Fiction/Nonfiction/Literary Translation programs with individualized mentorship with prize-winning international faculty. Participants will join 5-day international residencies in Reykjavik, Iceland (5-11 Sep 2018 ), Hong Kong (6-12 Mar 2019 ), VCFA at Montpelier (14-20 Aug 2019), Ban, Canada (4-10 Sep 2019) and Lisbon, Portugal (4-10 Mar 2020). The program will be offering two annual full-ride scholarships.

vcfa.edu/internationalwriting. Join Xu Xi for further information on this new MFA program.

Xu Xi is author of twelve books, most recently a memoir Dear Hong Kong: An Elegy for a City (Penguin, 2017), the novel That Man in Our Lives (C&R Press, 2016) Interruptions (Hong Kong Univ. Museum & Art Gallery/Columbia Univ. Press, 2016), a collaborative ekphrastic essay collection with photography by David Clarke. She is co-founder of Authors at Large and fiction editor at Tupelo Press in Massachusetts. In 2018, she was named Faculty Co-Director of a new, low-residency International MFA in Creative Writing & Literary Translation at Vermont College of Fine Arts in Montpelier.  An Indonesian-Chinese Hong Kong native and U.S. citizen, she currently lives between New York and Hong Kong. @xuxiwriter

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