Great news continues to pour in from our students and alumni. Congratulations to all!
Katie O’Neill accepted an offer from the University of Louisiana PhD program. She has been awarded a full-time Graduate Teaching Assistantship. Congratulations and best wishes to Katie.
Ty Sassaman recently received publication acceptance of two nonfiction essays. “Swimming” will appear in The Sun “Readers Write”. The second piece, an essay about Coleman Barks, will be printed in a special issue of The Georgia Review.
Kaveh Akbar continues to see his poems in print across a variety of publications. Most recently, “Some Boys Aren’t Born They Bubble” appeared in Puerto del Sol and “Portrait of the Alcoholic with Craving” is up now at the Boston Review. “This Could’ve Been Yours if You Wanted It: the Mountains” is at The Collagist. Jubilat published “Besides, Little Goat, You Can’t Just Go Asking for Mercy” and also posted a video of Kaveh reading his poem. In addition to all of this amazing publications, Kaveh’s poem “Heritage” won the Lucille Medwick Memorial Award. For a complete list of Kaveh’s exciting accomplishments these past few months, visit KavehAkbar.com
Terri Procopio received her first fiction story acceptance letter from Watershed for her story “Leanna.”
John Eckerd (Leo) published three poems on NoiseMedium: “Vogt, (Three Short Movements)”, “Catechism”, and “Three Dead Things.”