Her most recent book, The Game of Boxes, published by Graywolf Press in 2012, won the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets for an outstanding second book.
She is also the author of Into Perfect Spheres Such Holes Are Pierced, which received the 2003 Beatrice Hawley Award and was published in 2004 by Alice James Books.
Foer was one of Rolling Stone's "People of the Year" and Esquire's "Best and Brightest,” and was included in The New Yorker magazine's "20 Under 40" list of writers. John Freeman, writer and literary critic, was the editor of the literary magazine Granta, until 2013 as well as the former president of the National Book Critics Circle. His writing has appeared in almost 200 English-language publications around the world, including The New York Times Book Review, the Los Angeles Times The Guardian, and The Wall Street Journal.
He is the author of The Tyranny of E-mail: The Four-Thousand-Year Journey to Your Inbox (Scribner, 2009), and, most recently, How to Read a Novelist (FSG, 2013).
During the non-residency periods, they continue to work with faculty to hone writing and theses at a distance.
Successful and well-known authors, including Ars Poetica visiting writers, EOU faculty and popular writers from around the region, serve as mentors.Rankings are designed to help prospective students make smart choices about where to invest time and money in earning their degree online. EOU’s MFA degree is delivered in a unique low residency format, enabling students who may have families or jobs an educational alternative that is very flexible.Students spend two weeks on EOU’s main campus during summer and fall residencies.He is the founding editor of Freeman's, a new biannual literary journal.Ishion Hutchinson was born in Port Antonio, Jamaica.His eight books of poems also include School of the Arts, Source, and My Alexandria.He has also published four volumes of nonfiction prose: Still Life with Oysters and Lemon, Heaven's Coast, Firebird and Dog Years, which was a New York Times bestseller in 2007.A new book, White Sands: Experiences from the Outside World, will be published in May 2016.Mark Doty is the author of Fire to Fire: New and Selected Poems, which won the National Book Award for Poetry in 2008. (EOU) – Eastern Oregon University is ranked ninth on a new list of the top 50 colleges and universities offering affordable online graduate degrees in English and creative writing.Nonprofit Colleges Online issued the rankings and recognizes schools on their list with the “Students Before Profits Award” for 2015-16.