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!

Josh Braff, MFA Fiction '97

Josh's News:

  • Josh Braff's new book The Daddy Diaries is now available on Amazon! Get your copy here! Congratulations, Josh!

Three SMC MFA Authors nominated for Northern California Book Awards

Three SMC MFA Authors are nominated for the 34th Annual Northern California Book Award, two in poetry and one in Children's Literature.
The Nominees for Poetry are our own poetry faculty, Matthew Zapruder and alumna, Rusty Morrison (poetry, '99).:

Like a Beggar, Ellen Bass, Copper Canyon Press
Here, Maxine Chernoff, Counterpath 
Small Disasters Seen in Sunlight, Julia B. Levine, Louisiana State University Press
Beyond the Chainlink, Rusty Morrison, Ahsahta Press 

Jan Term Speaker: Jesse Saperstein - "Getting a Life With Asperger's"

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
De La Salle Hall: Hagerty Lounge, 1928 Saint Mary's Road, Moraga, CA 94575

Saint Mary’s Appoints Lisa M. Moore Vice President for Advancement

Lisa M. Moore '96, Vice President for Advancement Saint Mary's College of California announces the appointment of Lisa M. Moore ’96 as Vice President for Advancement. Moore assumes the role after serving as interim vice president for the past six months.

Ryan McKinley (MFA Fiction '15) Has Written Article For Lamorinda Weekly

Ryan McKinley (MFA Fiction, '15) recently wrote an article for the Lamorinda Weekly highlighting the works of a local author, Don Maker. See the article here.

Saint Mary's Alumnus Robert Hass Wins Academy of American Poets Lifetime Achievement Award

Robert HassThe Academy of American Poets has awarded Saint Mary’s alumnus Robert Hass '63 the Wallace Stevens Award for lifetime achievement. The 73-year-old Hass is a former U.S.


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