Enzo Silon Surin (Poetry, June 2012) has received the 2021 Massachusetts Book Award in Poetry for his debut collection, When My Body Was A Clinched Fist.

Lisa Pegram (Poetry, June 2012) has two poems in the forthcoming anthology Where We Stand: Poems of Black Resilience, edited by Melanie Henderson, Enzo Silon Surin (Poetry, June 2012), and Truth Thomas, from Cherry Castle Publishing, out in February 2022.

Virginia Ryan (Fiction, January 2018) has an essay “Scentsless” in the current issue of Heartwood.

Steven Cramer (Poetry, MFA Faculty) was longlisted for the Massachusetts Book Award in Poetry for his new collection, Listen.

Jasmine Warga (WFYP, June 2013) received a nomination for a 2021 Goodreads Choice Award for her YA novel, The Shape of Thunder.

Tracey Baptiste (WFYP, MFA faculty) has work that will be included in Magic Has No Borders, a YA anthology of short stories that reimagine South Asian folklore, legends, and epics, to be published by HarperTeen in Summer 2023.

Robbie Gamble (Nonfiction, June 2020) received a Pushcart nomination from Pithead Chapel for his flash nonfiction piece “Scapula.”

Andrea Wang (WFYP, June 2011)’s picture book Watercress has been named a Washington Post Best Children’s Book of 2021. Watercress was also featured in a StoryWalk at the 2021 Boston Book Festival. You can view a video of the StoryWalk here.

Tavi Taylor Black (Fiction, June 2008)’s novel Where Are We Tomorrow has been announced as a finalist in the General Fiction category of the 2021 Best Book Awards at the American Bookfest.

Lisa Weiss (Fiction, June 2015) has a nonfiction piece “My Husband’s Heads” in the Winter 2021 issue of Fine Lines.

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