Creative Writing Alumni

Our graduates have gone on to PhD programs in Creative Writing and in Literature; to Fulbright scholarships, Stegner and Michener fellowships; to teach at community colleges and secondary schools; to careers in editing, screenwriting, and journalism; and they're certainly publishing their work.

Kathryn Dillard (2018) Street Smarts, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Jamil Kochai (Forthcoming, January 2019) 99 Nights in Logar, Viking Books

Augustus Rose (2017) The Readymade Thief, Viking Books

Becky Mandelbaum (2017) Bad Kansas: Stories, University of Georgia - Winner of the Flannery O'Conner Award for Short Fiction

Eric Sneathen (2016) Snail Poems, Krupskaya Press

Carmen Lau (2016) The Girl Wakes, The Current Press

Shawna Yang Ryan (2016) Green Island: A Novel, Random House Inc; (2007) Water Ghosts, Penguin Press

Gabrielle Myers (2015) Hive-Mind, Lisa Hagan Books

Kate Asche (2015) Our Day in the Labyrinth, Finishing Line Press

Megan Kaminski (2015) Deep City, Noemi Press; (2012) Desiring Map, Coconut Books

Naomi Williams (2015) Landfalls, Farrar, Straus & Giroux

Stephan Eirik Clark (2014) Sweetness #9, Little, Brown; (2012), Vladimir's Mustache and Other Stories, Russian Life Books

Halina Duraj (2014), The Family Cannon, Augury Books

Jodi Angel (2013), You Only Get Letters From Jail, Tin House Books; (2006),The History of Vegas Chronicle Books

Alejandro Escudé (2013), My Earthbound Eye, Sacramento Poetry Center Press

Thomas Heise (2013), Moth: or how I came to be with you again, Sarabande Books; (2006) Horror Vacui, Sarabande Books

Mark Pearson (2013), Famous Last Lines, Main Street Rag Publishing Company

Erica Lorraine Scheidt (2013), Uses for Boys, St. Martin's Griffin

Austin Smith (2013), Almanac: Poems, Princeton University Press

Melvin Stern (2012), Zara,Ink Brush Press

Uyen Hua (2012), a/s/l new poetry, ingirumimusnocte

Melanie Thorne (2012), Hand Me Down, Dutton

Melinda Moustakis (2011), Bear Down, Bear North: Alaska Stories, University of Georgia Press - Winner of the Flannery O'Conner Award for Short Fiction

Murray Dunlap (2011), Bastard Blue, Press53

Margaret Young (2011), Almond Town, Bright Hill Press; (2002), Willow from the Willow, Cleveland State Poetry Center

Angie Chau (2010), Quiet As They Come, IG Publishing

Martin Woodside (2009), Stationary Landscapes, Pudding House Press

Kirsten Sundberg Lundstrom (2008), Swimming with Strangers, Chronicle Books; (2005), This Life She's Chosen, Chronicle Books

Matt Silady (2007), The Homeless Channel, AiT/PlanetLar

Spring Warren (2007),Turpentine, Grove Press

Lindsey Crittenden (2007), The Water Will Hold You: A Skeptic Learns to Pray, Harmony

Shawna Ryan (2007), Locke 1928 , Thomas Farber; republished as Water Ghosts, (2009), Penguin

Christien Gholson (2006), On the Side of the Crow , Hanging Loose Press

Maria Melendez (2006), How Long She'll Last in this World , University of Arizona Press

The Chronicles of Narnia (screenplay) and The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (teleplay): Chris Markus and Steve McFeely