Candace Eros Diaz, MFA Creative Nonfiction '11 & Fiction '12

Coordinator of Admissions & Student Services at Saint Mary's College, MFA Program in Creative Writing

Candace Eros Diaz receives prestigious Steinbeck Fellowship.

Brittany Wason, MFA Poetry '14

Publishing Coordinator at Cider Mill Press

  Read Brittany Wason's three poems: "Impact," "This tastes...," and "September begins with beignets" published in Northern New England Review!

RJ Ingram, MFA Poetry '14 & Creative Nonfiction '15

RJ Ingram's Omniverse feature on Bernadette Mayer's Sonnets is blogged about in Harriet!

Ani Tascian, MFA Creative Nonfiction '15

Events Coordinator at University Press Books

Read Ani Tascian's "Buttercream Cake", now in Citron Review!

Sarah Louise Garrido, MFA Poetry '10

Senior Associate Copywriter for Workday

Read Sarah Louise Garrido's "Human Forces" now on Ink Node!

Kevin Finley, MFA Creative Nonfiction '09

Kevin Finley's "Landing the Deal" is feautured in The Writer Mag! 

Alix Christie, MFA Fiction '99

Contributor to Books and Arts section of The Economist

Alix Christie was shortlisted for the 2015 Novella Award! 

Doug Benerofe, MFA Fiction '98

Writer and English Teacher

LiteratureforLife has created a curriculum for Doug Benerofe's story, "The Brooklyn Tolstoy," so it can be taught in Los Angeles public schools!  

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.

Risa Nye, MFA Creative Nonfiction '11

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


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