MFA Student LouAnn Muhm has received a scholarship toward a month-long residency at the Vermont Studio Center for July, 2016.
MFA Alum Brooke King’s personal essay on war (“Dogtags”) was published in the fall of 2015 in War, Literature, and the Arts Magazine.
MFA Faculty Lisa Papademetriou will speak on the topic of “Grammar as Voice” at Michigan Reading Association’s annual conference in Detroit on March 19.
MFA Alum Brooke King’s personal essay, “Redeployment Packing Checklist” was featured on KPBS’s Veteran Series, Incoming.
MFA Student LouAnn Muhm has two poems included in Volume 2, Issue 3 of Tinderbox Poetry Journal.
MFA Faculty Lisa Papademetriou’s novel, A Tale of Highly Unusual Magic, was highlighted in TIME for Kids, where it was rated “a perfect 10, because of the immensely creative story idea and the crazy plot twists.”
MFA Faculty Lisa Papademetriou’s novel, A Tale of Highly Unusual Magic, was recently featured in a School Library Journal Spotlight article, which praised the “rollicking adventure…sure to please readers who love a fast-paced, clever mystery.”
MFA Student LouAnn Muhm has been chosen to judge the poetry category of the Midwest Independent Publishers Association’s Midwest Book Award for 2016.
MFA Faculty Pablo Cartaya reviewed in Spanish language news outlet Diario las Américas: “…el escritor Pablo Cartaya el aliado perfecto para ‘confabular’ en el posicionamiento de Miami como la capital de la literatura en español en Estados Unidos.”
MFA Faculty Pablo Cartaya’s book Tina Cocolina reviewed in Booklist: a “dense but sympathetic narrative, the author touches on hot-button, mean-girl issues in scenes of Tina feeling left out and discouraged. But whimsy is really the driving force here, a tone that’s extended in the cheerful, candy-colored illustrations featuring swirly, fanciful details and patterns, reminiscent of Mary Engelbreit’s work.”