KUDOS: January 2010

With the New Year comes more exciting news about our faculty and students! Our most recent causes for celebration:


Able Muse

Poet Ana Garza has two terrific poems in the latest Able Muse. Their titles are “When I Least Expect It” and “Weeding a Dog’s Grave,” and you can click on audio to hear her read them. Very cool. Congratulations, Ana!

Another Pushcart Nomination

Vince Gotera, editor of North American Review, nominated Angie Armstrong‘s poem “Stripper Names” for a Pushcart Prize!

Congratulations to Angie!
United States Arts Literary Fellowship
Our own poetry faculty member Brian Turner was awarded a prestigious United States Artists Literary Fellowship for 2009. Hearty congrats to Brian!

Asia Literary Review

The Asia Literary Review will soon be publishing a short story, “Mrs. Saichue,” by our friend and recent MFA grad, Burlee Vang! He has now published in all three genres. Congratulations, Burlee!

Editor’s Choice Award, Poets of the American West
Program Coordinator and poet Connie Hales has won the Editor’s Choice Award from the editors of the anthology Poets of the American West for her poem “Covenant: Atomic Energy Commission, 1950s.” The book will be out later this year. Congratulations, Connie! 

Fringe Magazine

Fiction writer Tiffany Crum‘s fine short story, “Bloodsuckers,” has been accepted for publication in Fringe Magazine , an online literary journal just selected to be featured in the Standout Markets column of Writer’s Digest. Congratulations, Tiffany!



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