Creative Writing at The New School

Congratulations to recent MFA in Creative Writing alumni Nick Comilla and Brooke Ellsworth, whose debut books have been selected for publication!

MFA '14 Fiction and Poetry alum Nick Comilla's debut novel, Ghosts of Montreal, was selected for publication by Arsenal Pulp Press. The book is scheduled to be released in the fall of 2016.

Brooke Ellsworth, MFA Poetry '13, will publish her debut collection Serenade with Octopus Books. Selected from Octopus's open reading period, the book will be published in 2017.


unnamedBrooke Ellsworth's first full-length poetry collection, Serenade, is forthcoming from Octopus Books in 2017.  She is also author of the chapbooks, Thrown (The New Megaphone, 2014), and Mud (dancing girl press, 2015).  She is currently based out of Peekskill, NY and works at Parsons School of Design.

authorphotoNick Comilla received his MFA in Poetry and Fiction from The New School in 2014. He has previously published work in Lambda Literary, Assaracus, Poetry is Dead magazine and elsewhere. His debut novel, Ghosts of Montreal, is forthcoming from Arsenal Pulp Press in fall 2016.

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Founded in Greenwich Village in 1931, Creative Writing at The New School continues to promote, engender, and shape innovative literature.