6 Feb

Alumni Round-up

Andrea | February 6th, 2017

Here’s the latest from MFA and Creative Writing program alumni:

Keegan Lester, who graduated from the creative writing program, will launch his book, this shouldn’t be beautiful but it was & it was all i had, so i drew it here in Morgantown at 123 Pleasant St. on Feb 18th at 6pm.

MFA alumni Melissa Ferrone (2016) and Kelly Sundberg (2012) have received a Pushcart nomination for their essay, “I was Raped/I was Battered,” which appeared in Guernica.

Shaun Turner, who received his MFA in 2016, has launched an online poetry journal: Fire Poetry is now open for tip jar submissions!

Rebecca Thomas (2013) has received a Pushcart nomination for her story “Surviving the Postseason,” which first appeared in Fifth Wednesday.

Congratulations to all our alumni on their many achievements and we hope to see them at AWP. We will be at Booth 436, so come by and say hello!

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