Patty O’Connell Pearson’s (WFYP, June 2015) new middle-grade book We Are Your Children Too is now available for preorder from Simon & Schuster.
Karin Cecile Davidson’s (Fiction, June 2009) new novel The Geography of New Kisses, winner of the 2022 Acacia Fiction Prize, is now available for preorder from Kallisto Gaia Press.
Tracey Baptiste’s (WFYP, MFA faculty) picture book Because Claudette has been selected as one of the 2022 Best Picture Books of the Year by Kirkus and as one of the Center for the Study of Multicultural Children’s Literature Best Books of 2022.
Rhiannon Vaugh (WSS, January 2019) has a new podcast, A Kind of Meadow.
Angelo D’Amato (Fiction, June 2020) has a poem “Aniara: 2021” in Blood Tree Literature.
Jasmine Warga’s (WFYP, June 2013) book A Rover’s Story is listed on the Publishers Weekly 2022 Holiday Gift Guide.
Deborah Sosin’s (Nonfiction, January 2015) book Breaking Free of Addiction has been acquired by New Harbinger Publications, and will be released in a new edition in Spring 2024.
Jason Reynolds (WFYP, MFA faculty) is featured in an article in Publishers Weekly “Jason Reynolds Closes Out Term As National Ambassador” and an article in The Guardian “‘I’ve been banned since the beginning’: Jason Reynolds Talks to Joseph Coelho.” His book My Name Is Jason. Mine Too. is listed on the Publishers Weekly 2022 Holiday Gift Guide.
Caitlin T.D. Robinson (WFYP. June 2018) has two poems in the Winter 2022 issue of the Evening Street Review: “This Recipe Calls for Milk” and ” How to Eat a Grapefruit While Pregnant.”
Andrea Wang’s (WFYP, June 2011) picture book Luli and the Language of Tea has been selected as a 2022 Booklist Editor’s Choice, Books for Youth, and as one of the Center for the Study of Multicultural Children’s Literature Best Books of 2022.
Sebastian Murdoch (Fiction, June 2019) has an excerpt from a current work in progress, Strange Vibrations, in the Johannesburg Review of Books.
Elizabeth Shick (Fiction, January 2019) has an essay “When Cultures Collide: In Praise of Transnational Literature” in Literary Hub.
Lisa Pegram (Poetry, June 2012) has acquired two new books for Jaded Ibis Press: Protection from Erasure, a poetry collection by Sami Miranda now available for preorder, and All Water Has Perfect Memory, a memoir by Nada Samih-Rotondo (Fiction, June 2012), due out in September 2023.
Kate Kearns (Poetry, June 2008) has two poems: “Visitation Half Remembered” and “Equinox” in the Winter 2022 issue of Sugar House Review.
Eileen Cleary (Poetry, June 2016) discusses her poetry in an interview on rob mclennan’s blog.
Robbie Gamble (Poetry, January 2017) has a poem “Stability” in the new issue of Feral: A Journal of Poetry and Art. Also, four poems from his collection A Can of Pinto Beans are now appearing in translation in the Peruvian journal Revista Kametsa.
David Farrow’s (Fiction, June 2022) short story “Little Death” has been published in Issue Seven of Haven Speculative.
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