Jenny Molberg (MFA '09) won the 2014 Berkshire Prize for a First or Second Book from Tupelo Press for her debut collection, Marvels of the Invisible.
Abdul Ali (MFA '13) won the 2014 New Issues Prize for a First Collection of Poetry for Trouble Sleeping.
Cedric Tillman’s (MFA ’04) collection of poetry, Lilies of the Valley, was published by Willow Books in October 2013.
Glen Finland's (MFA ‘06) first book, a memoir called Next Stop, was published by Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam in March 2012.
Amy Stolls's (MFA ’00) was named the new director of literature at the National Endowment for the Arts. Her second novel, The Ninth Wife, was published in June 2011 by (HarperCollins).
Paulette Beete (MFA '04) has published two chapbooks of poetry: Blues for a Pretty Girl (2005, Finishing Line Press) and Voice Lessons (2011, Plan B Press).
Derrick Weston Brown's (MFA ’04) collection of poetry, Wisdom Teeth, (PM Press) was released in May 2011.
Lisa Norris's story collection, Women Who Sleep With Animals, a finalist for the Spokane Prize and winner of the Stephen F. Austin University Press Prize for fiction, was published in October 2011.
Jayanti Tamm's (MFA ’00) memoir, Cartwheels in a Sari: A Memoir of Growing Up Cult, came out in December, 2010, from Three Rivers Press.
Carolyn Parkhurst's third novel, The Nobodies Album, was published in June 2010 by Doubleday. Her first children's book, Cooking with Henry and Elliebelly, was published in November 2010 by Feiwel & Friends.
Richard Cytowic's (MFA ’11) Wednesday is Indigo Blue: Discovering the Brain of Synesthesia was published by MIT Press in 2009.