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.

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!

Charlene Caruso, MFA Creative Nonfiction '13

Charlene's essay "Burying Things" is a shortlisted for the 2015 Passages North Hrushka Nonfiction Prize! 

Dani Clark, MFA Fiction '11

Hopalong Animal Rescue/ Volunteer Manager

Dani's piece "Plague Monsters" is the June feature at Slink Chunk Press, check it out here.

Juan Alvarado Valdivia, MFA Creative Nonfiction '10

Program Associate for ChangeLab Solutions

Juan's debut book ¡Cancerlandia!: A Memoir is being published by The Universtiy of New Mexico Press and will be on shelves September 2015.

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!...

Joshua Braff, MFA Fiction '97

Josh Braff's book tour for The Daddy Diaries is in full swing! Stop by and listen to him read from his latest novel at any of the following locations: June 20th: Los Angeles, CA Book Soup, Sunset Blvd, 4pm September: St. Petersburg, FL...

Clare FitzPatrick, MFA Fiction '13

Senior Process Executive for Cognizant Technologies at Google

Clare recently published "Bats in the Attic" on East Bay Review! Read the story here!

Warren Buchanan, MFA Fiction '13

Warren's "Finding the Foot" was recently published in the latest issue of Eclectica Magazine. You can check it out here!

Jennifer Chambliss Bertman, MFA Fiction '01

 Jennifer Chambliss Bertman's (Fiction, 2001) book "Book Scavenger's" has been chosen as an Indie's Introduce title for Summer/Fall 2015! Congratulations!


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