Recent Alumni Publications

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Aaron Apps, (MFA 2013)
INTERSEX: A MEMOIR (Tarpaulin Sky Press, 2015)
Dear Herculine (Ahsahta Press, 2015) [poetry]

Debby Bacharach (MA 1994)
After I Stop Lying (Cherry Grove Collections, 2015) [poetry]

Marge Barrett (MFA 2005)
Called: The Making and Unmaking of a Nun (Antrim House, 2016) [memoir]
Antrim House

James J. Berg (PhD 1996)
Co-editor, The American Isherwood (University of Minnesota Press, 2015)

Ruth Berman (PhD 1979)
Translator, Trilby/The Crumb Fairy: Eight Fantasy Stories by Charles Nodier (Black Coat Press, 2016) [fiction]
Translator, The Prince of the Aquamarines by Louise Cavelier Levesque (Aqueduct, 2015) [fiction]

Matthew Brennan (MA 1980, PhD 1984)
One Life (Lamar University Press, 2016) [poetry]

Gerri Brightwell (PhD 2004)
Dead of Winter (Salt, 2016) [fiction]

Matt Burgess (MFA 2009)
Uncle Janice (Doubleday, 2015) [fiction]

Mary Casanova (BA 1981), illustrated by Nick Wroblewski
Wake Up, Island (University of Minnesota Press, 2016) [picture book]

Feng Sun Chen (MFA 2013)
The 8th House (Black Ocean, 2015) [poetry]

Carolyn Crane (BA 1991)
Behind the Mask: Undercover Assassins Volume 4 (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2015) [fiction]

Jennine Capó Crucet (MFA 2006)
Make Your Home Among Strangers (St. Martin's Press, 2015) [fiction]

Sierra DeMulder (BA 2014)
Today Means Amen (Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2016) [poetry]
We Slept Here (Button Poetry, 2015) [poetry chapbook]

Kim Donehower (PhD 1997)
Co-editor, Re-Reading Appalachia: Literacies of Resistance (University Press of Kentucky, 2015)

Eric Dregni (MFA 1906)
Let's Go Fishing! Fish Tales from the North Woods (University of Minnesota Press, 2016)

Wendy Fernstrum (MFA 2003)
One is the Holiest Number (#2) (Fernwerks, 2015) [artist book]

Lauren Fox (MFA 1998)
Days of Awe (Knopf, 2015) [fiction]

Julie Gard (MFA 2000)
Home Studies (New Rivers Press, winner of 2013 Many Voices Project Prize, 2015) [poetry]

Peter Geye (BA 2000)
Wintering (Knopf, 2016) [fiction]

Johannes Göransson (BA 1996)
The Sugar Book (Tarpaulin Sky Press, 2015) [poetry]

A. T. Grant (MFA 2012)
WAKE (Civil Coping Mechanisms, 2015) [poetry]

P. C. Hodgell (PhD 1987)
Blood and Ivory: A Tapestry (Amazon Digital, 2015) [fiction]

Katherine Holmes (MA 1985)
Two One-Act Plays: The Lawn Auction & Would You Like to Go Out Shoveling Tonight? (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2015)
Claude: A Dog of the Sixties (Couchgrass Books, 2015) [middle grade fiction]

Kate Hopper (MFA 2005)
Co-author with Robyn Schneider, Silent Running: Our Family's Journey to the Finish Line with Autism (Triumph Books, 2015)

Kat Howard (PhD 2009)
Roses & Rot (Saga, 2016) [fiction]

Patrick Hueller (MFA 2010), under pen name Paul Hoblin
Superstars of the San Antonio Spurs (Pro Sports Superstars, 2015)

John Jodzio (BA 1999)
Knockout: Stories (Soft Skull Press, 2016) [fiction]

Brian Laidlaw (MFA 2011)
The Stuntman (Milkweed Editions, 2015) [poetry/music]

Elizabeth Foy Larsen (MFA 2002) with Joshua Glenn
UNBORED Adventure: 70 Seriously Fun Activities for Kids & Their Families (Bloomsbury USA, 2015)

Michael Levy (PhD 1982) with Farah Mendlesohn
Children's Fantasy Literature: An Introduction (Cambridge University Press, 2016)

Liana Liu (MFA 2011)
The Memory Key (HarperTeen, 2015) [YA fiction]

Carrie Lorig (MFA 2013)
Repulsive Women: Five Increasing/Rhythms (Essay Press, 2016) [poetry e-chapbook]
The Pulp Vs. the Throne (Artifice Books, 2015) [poetry]

Carol Mason (PhD 1996)
Oklahomo: Lessons in Unqueering America (SUNY Press: Queer Politics and Cultures, 2015)

Alison McGhee (MA 1992)
Illustrated by Eliza Wheeler, Tell Me a Tattoo Story (Chronicle Books, 2016) [picture book]
With Kathi Appelt, Maybe a Fox (Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy, 2016) [children's Fiction]
Firefly Hollow (Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2015) [middle grade fiction]

Rachel Moritz (MFA 2006)
Borrowed Wave (Kore Press, 2015) [poetry]

Marilyn Nelson (Waniek) (PhD 1979)
My Seneca Village (namelos, 2015) [poetry]

Scott F. Parker (MFA 2014)
How to Live (Red Bird, 2016) [prose chapbook]
in series (EBM, 2016) [memoir]

William Reichard (PhD 1997)
Two Men Rowing Madly Toward Infinity (Broadstone Books, 2016) [poetry]
As Breath in Winter (MIEL Press, 2015) [poetry chapbook]

Jane St. Anthony (BA 1973)
Isabelle Day Refuses to Die of a Broken Heart (University of Minnesota Press, 2015) [YA fiction]

Robert Schuler (PhD 1989)
Grace: A Book of Days (Wolfsong Press, 2015) [poetry chapbook]

Jonah C. Sirott (MFA 2011)
This Is the Night (Little A, 2015) [fiction]

Jermaine Singleton (PhD 2005)
Cultural Melancholy: Readings of Race, Impossible Mourning, and African American Ritual (University of Illinois Press, 2015)

Joyce Sutphen (BA 1982, MA 1993, PhD 1996)
Modern Love & Other Myths (Red Dragonfly Press, 2015) [poetry]

Francine Marie Tolf (MFA 2006)
Joliet in My Blood (Port Yonder Press, 2015) [memoir]

Joel Van Valin (BA 1992)
The Grand Dissolute (5 Prince Publishing, 2015) [fiction]

Andria Williams (MFA 2005)
The Longest Night (Random House, 2016) [fiction]

Jennifer Willoughby (MFA 2006)
Beautiful Zero (Milkweed Editions, winner of the 2015 Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry, 2016) [poetry]

Ryo Yamaguchi (MFA 2008)
The Refusal of Suitors (Noemi Press, 2015) [poetry]