Matt Porto, Alum, Entering MFA Program at Boston University

Matthew Porto, English ’12, will enter the MFA program (poetry) at Boston University in the Fall with a tuition & fee waiver & a generous stipend.  He will also teach for one semester a section of first year writing at BU.  While a student at Scranton Matt took several ENLT classes in poetry as well as the poetry workshop (WRTG 216) & published a poem in Esprit, Scranton’s undergraduate review of arts & letters.  Upon graduation he taught for a year in Taiwan.  Reports Matt, “I had my heart set on Brooklyn College (he was accepted to their MFA program & to programs at several other NYC schools), but the offer from BU was too good to refuse.”

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