A Woman on the Edge of TimeFaculty member Jeremy Gavron’s book A Woman on the Edge of Time has been released in the UK by Scribe UK and will be released in the US in 2016.

 

 

Alum Kerrin McCadden (poetry, ’14) won the Vermont Book Award for her collection Landscape with Plywood Silhouettes (New Issues Poetry & Prose 2014).

 

 

Calle FloristaFaculty member Connie Voisine’s collection Calle Florista has been released by University of Chicago Press.

 

 

Faculty member Marianne Boruch won the $10,000 Indiana Authors Award for 2015, given to a writer with Indiana ties, but whose work is known and read throughout the country.

 

 

BastardsThe collection by alum Reginald Dwayne Betts (poetry, ’10), Bastards of the Reagan Era, has been released by Four Way Books.

 

 

Faculty member Lauren Groff was a finalist for the National Book Award in fiction for Fates and Furies.

 

Faculty member Maud Casey won this year’s $50,000 St Francis College Literary Prize for The Man who Walked Away (Bloomsbury, 2014) as well as a 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship.

 

 

King of the GypsiesAlum Lenore Myka’s (fiction, ’09) book King of the Gypsies has been released by BkMk Press.

 

 

Faculty member Jennifer Grotz has received a 2016 Literary Translation fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.

 

 

The Last Place I LivedThe Last Place I Lived, the collection by alum Kathy Alma Peterson (poetry, ’07), has been released by BlazeVOX.

 

 

Faculty member Laura van den Berg has been awarded the 2015 Jeannette Haien Ballard Writers’ Prize, a $25,000 annual prize given to “a young writer of proven excellence in poetry or prose.”

 

 

Alum Patrick Donnelly (poetry, ’03) and Stephen D. Miller’s co-translations of Japanese poems in The Wind from Vulture Peak: The Buddhification of Japanese Waka in the Heian Period (Cornell East Asia Series, 2013) have been awarded the 2015-2016 Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission Prize for the Translation of Japanese Literature by the Donald Keene Center of Japanese Culture at Columbia University. Established in 1979 and including a monetary award, it is the oldest prize for Japanese literary translation in the United States; previous winners include W.S. Merwin.

 

 

Divinity SchoolDivinity School by alum Alicia Jo Rabins (poetry, ’09) has been released by American Poetry Review.

 

 

A story by alum Nancy J. Allen (fiction, ’12) appears in River Styx Guide to Revenge. The magazine can be purchased at:  http://riverstyx.org/donate/index.php

 

 

TwisterAlum Genanne Walsh’s (fiction, ’04) novel Twister has been released by Black Lawrence Press.

 

Ellen Bryant Voigt, program founder, was awarded a 2015 MacArthur Fellowship.

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