Alumni Testimonials

  • Charlene Caruso, MFA Creative Nonfiction '13

    Charlene's essay "Burying Things" has been published in 34th Parallel Magazine!
  • Rebecca Farivar, MFA Poetry '08

    Curriculum Support Specialist in the Online Campus at California State University, East Bay

    Rebecca's beautiful new poetry chapbook, Full Meal, is now available for order and PDF free download from Boaat Press. Congrats Rebecca!
  • Teresa Burns Gunther, MFA Fiction '04

    Teresa, with Lakeshore Writers, will be hosting two, seven-week creative writing workshops this Spring beginning the last week of March, 2015 and ending on the second week of May. You can click here for more about this opportunity and Lakeshore...
  • Christopher Conner, MFA Fiction '14

    Christopher's essay "A Kinder Way to Kill" was published at
  • Mike Krumboltz, MFA Fiction '12

    Senior Editor at Yahoo

    This love story, I Love You, Man, published on is brought to you by alumnus Mike Krumboltz (Fiction, '12). Happy Valentine's Day! See the story here.
  • Susan Sasson, MFA Creative Nonfiction '11

    Susan Sasson's piece, "When Pari was a Bride," was just published in Jewish
  • 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!  
  • Zachary Amendt, MFA Fiction '14

    Zachary Amendt's first book, StAy, was published by Montag Press in June 2014!