Graduate Program in Creative Writing

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Publications, Awards, Honors

Graduate Creative Writing Students

Amy Ash's poems have appeared in Lake Effect, Cimarron Review, Red Clay Review, Stolen Island Review, Desert Voices, Inkwell, and Harpur Palate.  She has work forthcoming in Blood Orange Review, Rio Grande Review, Mand Street Rag, Slipstream, and Mid-American Review.

Chris Brower has had a short story published in Concho River Review.

Callista Buchen’s poetry and prose have appeared in The Pennsylvania Review, The New Formalist, Willow Review, Bellevue Review, elimae, Staccato Fiction, Gigantic, jmww, Connotation Press, Emprise Review, Black Heart Magazine, >kill author, and A cappella Zoo.

Ben Cartwright has had poems and prose poems published in Fract/ons, Prick of the Spindle, Organization & Environment and the Blue Island Review.  His fiction has been published in Pure Francis.  His work is forthcoming in The Stinging Fly, Sentence and Stone Telling

Phillip Garland's stories have appeared in Pith Magazine, Volume One Brooklyn, Red Lightbulbs, Map Literary, and Parcel.

Louise Krug has had work in metazen, "Juked" magazine, elimae, Everyday Genius, Emprise Review, Glossolalia, and Six Sentences.  Her, book, Memoir of the Mind, is forthcoming in 2012 from Black Balloon Publishing.

Scott Ross' comics have been published by Knee-Jerk Magazine.

Creative Writing Faculty

Ken Irby is the co-recipient of the 2010 Shelley Memorial Award for his book The Intent On:  Collected Poems, 1962-2006.

Kij Johnson is a multiple winner of the Nebula Award, and winner of the Hugo, World Fantasy, Sturgeon, and Crawford Awards. Her short fiction has been collected recently into AT THE MOUTH OF THE RIVER OF BEES for Small Beer Press.

In honor of Paul Lim, the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival is awarding "The Paul Stephen  Lim Asian-American Playwriting Award" at its annual national festival.

Laura Moriarty's newest novel The Chaperone (published by Penguin) was named a "New York Times" bestseller and the "USA Today" #1 Hot Fiction Pick for the summer. Her novel While I'm Falling was published by Hyperion.

Recent Graduates

Abayo Animashaun won the Hudson Prize from Black Lawrence Press for his poetry collection The Giving of Pears.

Robert Bauman's writings have appeared on Everyday Genius, Shampoo, BooJournal, 3AMMagazine, and RobotMelon, in Abraham Lincoln, Gam, and Sprung/Spring Formal, and is forthcoming in Hobart. His chapbook, Robert J. Baumann's A Man About Town was published by Hey Tiger Press in 2010.

Mickey Cesar's second book of poetry, If I Were on Fire, is coming out with Spartan Press.

DaMaris Hill’s creative writing appears in Telling Our Stories (forthcoming), Sleet Magazine (forthcoming),  Kweli Journal <>, Reverie: Midwest African American Literature, and  The Black Bottom: An African American Blog of Politics, Culture, and Social Activism <>.  She participated in the 2011 Eckerd College Writers' Conference “Writers in Paradise”.

Daniel A. Hoyt won the Juniper Prize for his short story collection Then They Saw the Flames, which has been published by the University of Massachusetts Press.

Chloe Cooper Jones published a story in Black Warrior Review.

Jeremy Miller nonfiction book, An Impossible Cast:  Glen Andrews and the Birth of Professional Bass Fishing, has been published by Whitefish Press.

Joe Miller's first book, Cross-X, won the William Rockhill Nelson Award and the Harry Chapin Media Award for nonfiction in 2007. His recent essays have been published in Salon and Pleiades. 

Iris Moulton's work has appeared in Everyday GeniuselimaePebble Lake Review, and Cider Press Review

Mark Petterson has had fiction published in elimae and Sunken Lines.

Mary Stone's poetry has appeared in FutureCycle Poetry and she published a nonfiction piece in Touchstone.

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