Sara Vander Zwaag, MFA Poetry '13

Lecturer at Saint Mary's College of California, Instructor at Holy Names University, and a private writing tutor.

Check out the second Issue of White Stag Literary Journal, "Beyond the Taboo", featuring our own Katrina Greco (poetry, 2012) and Sara Vander Zwaag (poetry, 2013)! You can find out more about White Stag and this specific issue here....

Allison Landa, MFA Fiction '06


Allison Landa published her flash fiction piece "Getting to Know You," in Cease, Cows Literary Magazine.

Angela Hume, MFA Poetry '08

Our own Angela Hume (Poetry, 2008) is the co-organizer for a seminar on ecopoetry from the American Comparative Literary Association entitled, "The Opening of the Field: New Approaches to Ecopoetics". Check it out here!

Kaya Oakes, MFA Poetry '97

Our own Kaya Oakes (poetry, 1997) will be reading from her new book, Radical Reinvention this Saturday, 9/27 at 3pm! This event will be held at: Faith Presbyterian Church 49th St. at Webster Oakland, CA Click here for more details!...

Ralph Spinelli, MFA Creative Nonfiction '06

Author, Adjunct Professor, Research Associate

Check out Alumnus Ralph Spinneli's new book, Prison as Punishment, which looks at the American incarceration system

Alix Christie, MFA Fiction '99

Contributor to Books and Arts section of The Economist

Alix Christie's (Fiction, 1999) debut novel, Gutenberg’s Apprentice, has just been featured in Publishers Weekly as one of their most anticipated fiction debuts of the season. Check it out here!

Kelsay Myers, MFA Creative NonFiction '12, MFA Poetry '13

Independent Writer, Artist, and Teacher

Kelsay created a video, "New Frames," for #BKA14's Digital Stories Collection

Nancy Tengler, MFA Creative Non-Fiction '09

Author, financial news commentator, and university professor

Nancy's book, The Women's Guide to Successful Investing, was just named Amazon's Best Business and Investing Book of the Month.

Mike Krumboltz, MFA Fiction '12

Senior Editor at Yahoo

Mike just published an article about actor Harry Shearer's recreation of Nixon's final hours as President.

Alex Green, MFA Poetry '97

Editor at Caught in the Carousel

Alex's book of poems Emergency Anthems will be out in December (Brooklyn Arts Press).And a novel In The Middle Of The Night A Swimming Pool In France (Wrecking Ball) will be out March, 2015.


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