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Top 10 Reasons Our Students Choose UB 

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1. "You'll walk away with your own published book!"

"The faculty and students are amazing."

"Real-world advice about publishing."

"Recommended by Poets & Writers magazine."

 "I have a job and need to go to school at night."

 "Impressive alumni." 

 "Super cool reading series." 

 "I love the great variety of courses." 

 "I'm a visual person and I want to study book arts." 

 "Artsy, affordable Baltimore."  

Spring 2016 Events

  • The Cook Up: A Crack Memoir
    by D. Watkins
    Book Launch and Signing Event
    Tuesday, May 3, 7 p.m.
    H. Mebane Turner Learning Commons Town Hall, 1415 Maryland Ave.

D. Watkins


  • 2016 M.F.A. Book Festival and Reading
    Saturday, May 7, 1-5 p.m.
    UB Student Center, 5th floor,  21 W. Mt. Royal Ave. 

2016 MFA

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    Baltimore Poetry Library 

    The Klein Family School of Communications Design is the new home of the Baltimore Poetry Library, a compilation of thousands of volumes of poetry in various formats that constitutes the single largest collection of poetry in the mid-Atlantic region.

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    Baltimore Poetry Library

    The Klein Family School of Communications Design hosted an opening of the collection on March 5, 2016.

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    Baltimore Poetry Library

    "We've always been able to ask students to read Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson," UB Professor and MFA director Kendra Kopelke (pictured, center left) said. "But now we can also ask them to read the work of Baltimore poets Afaa Weaver, Clarinda Harriss, Joe Harrison, and so many more."

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    Baltimore Poetry Library

    The Baltimore Poetry Library includes poetry books and anthologies, handmade books, chapbooks, broadsides, manuscripts, journals, and audio-video materials.