Andrea Wang (WFYP, June 2011) has been awarded a 2022 Caldecott Medal, a Newbery Honor Medal, and the Asian/Pacific Islander Award for Literature for her picture book, Watercress. Read more about the experience from the perspective of her illustrator Jason Chin, here.

Jason Reynolds (WFYP, MFA faculty) is cited in the “New & Notable” column of Publishers Weekly, for his new YA volume Ain’t Burned All The Bright.

Saraciea J. Fennell (WFYP, January 2020) has an article, “The Publishing World’s Lack of Central American Representation Ends With Me” in POPSUGAR.

Celeste Mohamed (Fiction, June 2016) has received the Caribbean Readers’ Award for Best Novel, for Pleasantview.

Candace Iloh’s (WFYP, June 2017) new YA novel Break This House is now available for preorder from Penguin Random House.

Julie Wittes Schlack (Nonfiction, June 2013) has an essay “The Art (and Artlessness) of Self-Promotion” in Cognoscenti.

Robbie Gamble (Poetry, January 2017) has a poem “Flap” in the current issue of Right Hand Pointing.

Boston Gordon’s (Poetry, January 2015) chapbook Glory Holes is now available from Small Harbor Publishing.

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