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Caitlin T.D. Robinson (WFYP, June 2018) has a poem “The Birds That Matter” in Braided Way Magazine.

Thato Mwosa’s (WSS, June 2019) film Memoirs of a Black Girl, has been selected as the opening film for the Hamilton Black Film Festival and won  the Best Feature Film Award at that festival.

Laurie Foos’s (Fiction, MFA Writing Faculty) book The Giant Baby is featured in Jennifer Cognard-Black’s series, Books that Cook, a Great Courses lecture series which centralizes food as theme/as metaphor, available on Audible.

Kathy Park (Nonfiction, January 2010) has a new book of prose and poetry, Bowing Into Sensei Glioblastoma.

Cynthia Haggard’s (Fiction, June 2015) novel Thwarted Queen, narrated by Diana Croft, has been awarded a gold medal for audiobook in the 2021 Independent Publisher Book Awards.

Pam Petro (Nonfiction, MFA Writing Faculty) has an essay “Cooking Backwards: On Becoming a Kitchen Archivist” in the new issue of Guernica.

Gene Luetkemeyer (Fiction, May 2015) has a flash fiction piece “The Southwest Chief” coming out in The Centrifictionist.

Tracey Baptiste’s (WFYP, MFA Writing Faculty) new book African Icons: Ten People Who Shaped History, from Workman Publications, is now available for preorder.

At the Mass Poetry Festival, several Lesley-affiliated writers participated in a presentation of work from Voices Amidst the Virus, an anthology of poems responding to the pandemic, from Lily Poetry Review Press, including co-editors Eileen Cleary (Poetry, June 2016) and Christine Jones (Poetry, January 2014). A recording of the reading can be seen here.

Celeste Mohammed’s (Fiction, June 2016) novel Pleasantview was Epiphany Magazine’s “What we’re reading now” pick for the month of May, reviewed by Mina Hamedi. Pleasantview was also selected by The Center for Fiction as a pick for the reading group “The Stories and Secrets of Women of Color” with Regina A. Barnard. Celeste has an upcoming Instagram live event this Saturday, June 5, 3:00pm @browngirlreading.

Robbie Gamble (Poetry, January 2017) has two new poems out: “Everything That Rises Must Converge” in the Spring 2021 issue of Mason Street and “As Thomas” in the June 2021 issue of Halfway Down the Stairs.

Suzanne E. Edison (Poetry, June 2017) has a poem “Letter to My Sister from the Backyard” in the Summer 2021 issue of Whale Road Review.

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