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Class of 2014


Creative Nonfiction



Michael Caligaris
“Nobody ever lives their life all the way up except bull-fighters.” - Jake Barnes.
Zachary Amendt Alisa Dodge
James Scott Donahue
"Climb every mountain. Read every Montaigne essay."
Charlotte Bhaskar Rebecca Eland
Jill Kolongowski
"My only vices are whiskey and Harry Potter."
Sean Campbell
"Still waters run deep."

Josphine Gallup

Krista Varela
"My age betrays my experience"

Stephanie Cieplinski
"first year fiction student, avid yogi and film/tv professional"

RJ Ingram
"Poet's Party: we write our own speeches"

Yuska Lufti
"It's impossible for one to have too much jewelry... or too many cats."
Christopher Connor
"Always searching for life."

Caroline O'Connor-Thomas
"Prefers light travel, by train."

  Chase Manning
"The Nomad."
Scott Riley
"Northern Californian" 

Kelley Mitchell
"I think in run-on sentences."

Brittany Wason
Rich Wright
"Ex Malo Bonum"

          Class of 2015 

                   Creative Nonfiction



Janine deBoisblanc 

Andrea Babinec

Melissa Burke

Marlene Decker

Amelia Coombs
"Writing is my escapism; when one world disappointments me, I can always create another." 

Mary Cisper

Germana Fabbri

Julie Gesin
"In my writing, as well as in life, I want to be honest and direct." 

Nicholas Cuzzi

Andrea Firth

Alice MaCall

Kelly Gemmill

Tara Galvez

Ryan McKinley
"My writing is Hawai`i Eclectic

La'Vonnda Haynes

Nestor Gomez
"Polyphonic Solipsism, First Movement"

Anne Marie Nguyen
"Fictional prophet" 

Simon Neely

Amanda Kuehn
"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind." - Dr. Suess 

Andrew Shigo

Mariah O'Seanecy

Jeff Marcus Wheeler
"A lover, a fighter, a hater, and a liar." 

Joseph Schneider
"Philological ruminations, now with 20% less prolixity!" 

Ani Tascian

Elizabeth Wright

Graduate Student Reading Series

Fall Readings
Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 7:30-9:00  

Hagerty Lounge

Kelley Mitchell, Scott Riley, Krista Varela, Richard Wright, and Sean Campbell


Wednesday, November 20th 2013, 7:30-9:00

Hagerty Lounge

Christopher Connor, Jill Kolongowski, Chase Manning, Caroline O'Connor-Thomas, and Brittany Wason


Spring Readings
Wednesday, March 26th 2014, 7:30-9:00

Hagerty Lounge

Rebecca Eland, RJ Ingram, Charlotte Bhaskar, Yuska Lufti, and James Scott Donahue


Wednesday, April 23rd 2014, 7:30-9:00

Hagerty Lounge

Zachary Amendt, Michael Caligaris, Stephanie Cieplinski, Alisa Dodge, and Josie Gallup

Special thanks to Christopher Connor, our Graduate Student Reading Series host for the 2013-2014 year.


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