Our alums continue to inspire! Claire Gebben (2011) is a Whidbey MFA alum and author of a historical novel, The Last of the Blacksmiths. This month she is featured in an interview on Coffeetown Press.
Claire is often at residency, helping out, attending sessions, talking about writing. The ebook edition of her novel is a February special for $.99!
Our January 2016 residency is over. The view from my window at the Captain Whidbey Inn…
Our fiction faculty Sarah Van Arsdale has an essay about “friendship with a writer who hit the fame jackpot.” She writes about envy, a topic most people avoid.
My Famous Friend
Check it out!
Here’s wishing you joy, health and prosperity in the new year.
Happy writing, All!
We are returning to themed awards. Instead of changing themes each month, we’ll have the themes stick around for three months.
January – March: Earth
March – May: Air
June – August: Fire
September – December: Water
Also, congrats to Lisa Zou — December 2015 winner of the Penn Cove Award for her poem, Reaching Nirvana.