Mary Ann Honaker (Poetry, June 2016) has a poem “Shame” in the November 2022 issue of Better Than Starbucks.

Saraciea J. Fennell (WFYP, January 2020) hosted the 2022 National Book Awards Finalist Reading in New York City.

Celeste Mohammed (Fiction, June 2016) was interviewed on the BBC about her novel Pleasantview.

Buki Papillon (Fiction, June 2007) has won the the Kansas City Library’s Maya Angelou Book Award for her novel An Ordinary Wonder.

Hayley Krischer (Fiction, June 2009) has had her young adult novel The Falling Girls optioned for a television series with Bruna Papandea’s Made Up Stories and Fifth Season.

Laurie Foos’ (Fiction, MFA faculty) novel Portrait of the Walrus by a Young Artist has been cited in Electric Lit in a list of “10 Books that Celebrate Feral Girls.”

Rosalind Kaplan (Nonfiction, June 2020) has a new essay “Back Again, and Better” on her blog, The Digressive Doctor.

Kate Fussner’s (WFYP, June 2021) queer middle-grade novel-in-verse The Song of Us is now available for pre-order from Harper Collins.

Jennifer LeBlanc (Poetry, June 2012) has a poem “Acedia, Sloth” in the Summer/Fall 2022 issue of Nixes Mate.

Eileen Cleary’s (Poetry, June 2016) collection, 2 a.m. with Keats, was reviewed in Lit Pub.

Julie Cyr’s (Poetry, January 2017) poem “Leda in the Gulf” has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Mom Egg Review.

Robbie Gamble (Poetry, January 2017 & Nonfiction, January 2020) has two new flash nonfiction pieces, “Determined” and “Russell” out in Complete Sentence and Apple in the Dark, and he has five more poems from his chapbook A Can of Pinto Beans translated into Spanish, now appearing in the Mexican journal Ablucionistas.

The narrator of the audiobook version of Benjamin Roesch’s (Fiction, January 2016) novel Blowin’ My Mind Like a Summer Breeze has been nominated for a 2022 Society of Voice Arts Award in the Teens– Best Voiceover Category.

Michael Anthony’s (Nonfiction, June 2014) graphic novel Just Another Meat-Eating Dirtbag has been published by Street Noise Books.

Tavi Taylor Black’s (Fiction, June 2008) novel Where Are We Tomorrow? has won the 2022 Nancy Pearl Award for literary fiction.

A Rover’s Story by Jasmine Warga (WFYP, June 2013) has been named one of The Washington Post‘s top 15 children’s books of the year.

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