Alum Rebecca Foust’s (poetry, ’10) poem “Iconostatis” won the North American Review’s 2016 James Hearst Poetry Prize judged by Jane Hirshfield (http://northamericanreview.org/hearst-prize/), and her short story “Something Blue” won the American Literary Review’s 2015 Creative Writing Award for Fiction judged by Garth Greenwell (http://www.americanliteraryreview.com/).
Alum Greg Pierce’s (fiction, ’12) latest play Her Requiem started previews earlier this month at the Lincoln Center’s Claire Tow Theater in New York City. The play will open on Feb. 22. Full information is available here: http://www.lct.org/shows/her-requiem/.
Faculty member C. Dale Young’s collection The Halo will be released by Four Way Books in March.
Faculty member Christopher Castellani’s book The Art of Perspective was released in January by Graywolf Press.
Alum David Mills (poetry, ’16) has been awarded a New Work Grant by the Queens Council on the Arts, supporting the creation of new work by Queens artists in all disciplines. More information is available here: http://www.queenscouncilarts.org/qaf-2016-awardees.