Anne Marie Nguyen, MFA Fiction '15

Check out this video of the wonderful reading Anne did for the MFA Mixer this past May!

Juan Alvarado Valdivia, MFA Creative Nonfiction '10

Program Associate for ChangeLab Solutions

Check out this video of Juan talking about his latest book ¡Cancerlandia!: A Memoir, which will be released September of this year.

Mary Cisper, MFA Poetry '15

Mary's poems "Durga On Her Brass Lion" and "The Coy Heart" were published in Issue 56 of Hayden's Ferry Review.  She is also in the Contributor Spotlight.

Paul Ebenkamp, MFA Poetry '09

Paul Ebenkamp's (Poetry, '09) debut poetry collection The Louder the Room the Darker the Screen is being released by local small press Timeless, Infinite Light. See the article addressing the release here!

Emily Jiang, MFA Fiction '09

Emily Jiang's (fiction, 2009) children's book, Summoning the Phoenix: Poems and Prose about Chinese Musical Instruments, is a finalist for a 2015 Northern California Book Award in children's literature.  Check out the story here!...

Jill Kolongowski, MFA Creative Nonfiction '14

Writing Teacher and the Managing Editor at YesYes Books

Jill's essay "Manifesto" was a finalist in the 2015 The Boiler's 2015 flash essay contest!

KT Gutting, MFA Poetry '13

Co-Editor of White Stag Journal

KT Gutting has two poems in The Bicycle Review!

Brett Fletcher Lauer, MFA Poetry '07

Deputy Director of the Poetry Society of America

Edited by Brett Fletcher Lauer, Please Excuse the Poem: 100 New Poets for the Next Generation is now available. You can see the book, with poetry by fellow alumn Sally Delehant, here!

Jenny Drai, MFA Poetry '06

Jenny Drai's (Poetry, '06) "Letters to Quince", winner of the 2014 Deerbird Novella Prize, is available for pre-order from Artistically Declined Press. Get the book here!

Laura Straub, MFA Poetry '11

A selection from Lora's Language's Body is currently featured in Wave Composition! You can check it out here.


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