Frances Levine, longtime Fresno State supporter, dies at 94

Philip Levine with his arm around Fran as they look at each other in a black and white photo.

Frances Levine, whose gift to Fresno State of her U.S. poet laureate husband’s extensive personal book collection sparked the creation of the Philip Levine Reading Room inside the University library, passed away in Fresno on June 13. She was 94.

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Kudos to Fresno Writers – Spring 2022

A woman's hand with rings on her fingers grasps a pen tightly as she writes in a notebook.

Kudos to #FresnoWriters is an ongoing series on the Fresno State MFA blog, celebrating the professional accomplishments of students, alumni, and faculty in Fresno State’s Creative Writing Program and the Department of English.

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Creative writers find inspiration at Stonewall exhibit

English student Rachel Cruz tours the exhibition “Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall," inside the Phebe Conley Art Gallery at Fresno State.

Nine of Prof. Brynn Saito’s creative writing students enjoyed an impromptu afternoon of awe, history, and inspiration last week when they visited the acclaimed Stonewall Uprising art exhibit. Here is their reaction…

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Kudos to Fresno Writers — Summer 2021

Kudos to #FresnoWriters. Creative Writing Program and Department of English, Summer 2021.

Kudos to #FresnoWriters is an ongoing series republished from the Fresno State MFA blog, celebrating the professional accomplishments of students, alumni, and faculty in Fresno State’s Creative Writing Program and the Department of English.

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Kudos to Fresno Writers — Spring 2021

Kudos to #FresnoWriters - Creative Writing Program & Department of English

Kudos to #FresnoWriters is an ongoing series on the Fresno State MFA blog, celebrating the professional accomplishments of students, alumni, and faculty in Fresno State’s Creative Writing Program and the Department of English.

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