Cristo Redentor

by Dana Byerwalter One of the major draws of the MFA of the Americas is that you travel abroad during your June residency. When I learned the 2018 destination would be Rio de Janeiro, I was excited for all the residency entailed: lectures from visiting writers, in-person workshops, museum visits to take in the local … Continue reading Cristo Redentor

Rio Morning Sounds

By Mary T. Duerksen The photo and audio clip provided come from our second semester student Mary. Listen to the sounds of Rio in the morning, from construction, to dogs barking, to the buzz of a beautiful city.

State of the Obra – A Letter from the Founding Editor-in-Chief

   Rebecca Anne Renner Greetings from the O/A editors! Six months ago, the adventure called Obra/Artifact began in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Since then, it has grown from a mere idea to a graduate literary magazine. All of this is thanks to our submitters and supporters, especially Juan Carlos Reyes and the MFA of … Continue reading State of the Obra – A Letter from the Founding Editor-in-Chief