Anna Gates Ha, MFA Fiction '13

Anna's short story, "The Abalone Diver" has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize from Harpur Palate. You can check it out here!

Jamie North, MFA Poetry '11

You can now find Jamie's poem, "Highway of Consequence" in the latest edition of Vinyl Poetry. Check it out here!

Rebecca Farivar, MFA Poetry '08

Curriculum Support Specialist in the Online Campus at California State University, East Bay

Rebecca's beautiful new poetry chapbook, Full Meal, is now available for order and PDF free download from Boaat Press. Congrats Rebecca!

Meghan Hervert, MFA Creative Non-Fiction, '11

Alumna, Meghan Hervert is making a short film! Contribute to her Kickstarter here. $6,105 is pledged of their $9,840 goal! Limbo is about a man who has lost his way. Reconnected with his estranged son, he begins a journey of reflection...

Krista Varela, MFA Creative Nonfiction '14

Contributing editor for The East Bay Review, contributor for Booma: The Bookmapping Project, and occasional poster for its blog, The Daily Spot

Krista’s essay “Roots” will be published in the Spring 2015 issue of Red Savina Review! Check it out here.

Jeff Chon, MFA Creative Nonfiction '13

Editor, East Bay Review

Jeff has his writing featured in the latest edition of Vacancies by Heavy Feather Review! Check it out here.

Teresa Burns Gunther, MFA Fiction '04

Teresa will be reading this Saturday at the Babylon Salon Winter 2014 Reading and Performance. Admission is free! More details can be found here.

Andrew Demcak, MFA Poetry '97

Librarian II, Reference Services, Oakland Public Library

Andrew is currently listed at number 37 in's list of famous alumni from Saint Mary's! Check it out here.

Sharon Zetter, MFA Poetry '09

Co-editor for Called Back Books, poetry editor, book designer, and grant writer for Omnidawn Publishing

Called Back Books, co-edited by our own Sharon Zetter (poetry, 2009), is having its press launch this Saturday, 11/22 at 7p! This event will feature readings from MFA alumni Gillian Hamel (poetry, 2011) and Colby Gillette (poetry, 2011...

Michael Sakoda, MFA Creative Nonfiction '13

Submissions Editor at The East Bay Review, Staff Writer at The Lamorinda Weekly and at The Orinda News

St. Mary's MFA Alumnus Michael Sakoda's (creative nonfiction, 2013) piece, "Where Do Bees Go in the Winter?" recently finished as one the top 25 finalists in the Glimmer Train June 2014 Fiction Open. Congrats Michael!


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