Congratulations to all our WWLA students who have published work this year! The writing, and one’s dedication to that writing, is what matters, but it’s nice to get recognition for that hard work, and to be read by the world!
Joy Allen’s story “The Marks,” published in The (&) Review, vol.6, has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
Sara Campbell had a contribution in the latest Readers Report Back feature at The Rumpus.
Melissa Chadburn is now a staff writer at The Nervous Breakdown, where she’s written this and this (among other pieces). You can also read her story Communion in Pank Magazine. On December 4th she read at the venerable Rhapsodomancy reading series at the Good Luck Bar.
Caitlin Creevy‘s short story “Girl Games” was included in the anthology They’re at it Again: Stories from Twenty Years at Open City.
Catie Disabato published an excerpt of her fictional nonfiction book The Ghost Network on Gaga Stigmata. She’s also written a number of book reviews on Full-Stop, like this one on Hav by Jan Morris. And check out the web series she co-created, I Hate LA.
Marguerite Kenner‘s essay, Matching Bags, was published at Airplane Reading.
Amanda McRaven‘s essay “After and Before” was published in the inaugural issue of NY _____ Magazine.
Tony Mohr had an essay My Father, in the Dark in the October/November issue of Eclectica. His essay “Invasion USA” has been accepted at the US Air Force Academy’s journal War, Literature, and the Arts.
Jill Paris’s essay “Travel Fiasco: Vino, Stilettos, and Cads” was a winning entry in the Travel Fiasco Storyteller Contest at Fathom Magazine, which also published her travel narrative “In Praise of Happyness.” Her essay “Cautionary Advice For Closet Cougars: Do Not Shop Drunk With Twentysomething Girls” was published by Thought Catalog.
Nomi Prins self-published her novel Black Friday, and has appeared on Brian Lehrer, NY-1, PBS Tavis Smiley, MSNBC, RtTV, Fox & CSPAN-BookTV to promote it.
Lauren Szasz has had three essays (so far) on Advice from a Surfer’s Girlfriend at the website Surfing Life.