Jill Kolongowski, MFA Creative Nonfiction '14

Writing Teacher and the Managing Editor at YesYes Books

Jill Kolongowski has been chosen to be a 2016 Artsmith Residency Fellow on Orcas Island!

Risa Nye, MFA Creative Nonfiction '11

Risa Nye's piece, "Taking My Sister for Chemo," has recently been published on Better After 50!

Clare FitzPatrick, MFA Fiction '13

Senior Process Executive for Cognizant Technologies at Google

Clare was recently featured in SMC's article, "From Shakespeare to Silicon Valley," in which she discusses her job at Google!

Sara Mumolo, MFA Poetry '09

MFA Program Manager at Saint Mary's College of California

Sara Mumolo's Mortar has been reviewed in Coldfront Mag! And check out a poem by Sara Mumolo in PEN Poetry Series, PEN America ! This week in the PEN Poetry Series, PEN America features a poem by Sara Mumolo. - See more at: http://www....

Jenny Drai, MFA Poetry '06

Jenny Drai's (Poetry, '06)'s new collection, [the door], is avaiable August 2015 for pre-order from Trembling Pillow Press! Her novella "Letters to Quince," also released in 2015, was awarded the Deerbird Novella Prize.

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!...


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