Recent and forthcoming publication credits for our MFA students and alumni:
Michelle Hanson is a new student at the NILA MFA program. Her novel “Painted Bind,” was published in May 2012 and can be purchased at Amazon.com. “Painted Blind”.
Mureall Hébert strikes again with “Bartleby Snopes” to be published January 2013.
Deborah Nedelman has recently published “Literary Orphans.”
Lisa Tobe recently published in Barefoot Review, check it out. Details forthcoming.
Jackie Haskins received finalist in Glimmer Train’s Short Story Award for New Writers, second place in a Lunch Hour Stories contest, and first in a Soundings Review contest. Her poetry appears in Soundings Review and ,Bacopa Literary Review; fiction in Shark Reef Literary Magazine and Soundings Review; and creative non-fiction in Raven Chronicles.
Mureall Hébert in kill author (Issue #20, August 2012), Short, Fast, and Deadly (July 2012), Bacopa Literary Review (Honorable mention, Short Story category 2012), Soundings Review (Spring 2012), The Citron Review (Summer 2011), StereoOpticon (Drollerie Press, 2008).
Deborah Nedelman is co-author of: Guide for Beginning Psychotherapists, published by Cambridge Press (1977) and Still Sexy After All These Years: The 9 Unspoken Truths About Women’s Sexual Desire Beyond 50 published by Perigee/Penguin. (2005) Her short fiction appears in Contemporary World Literature and Persimmon Tree, Every Writer’s Resource and Writers’ Advice.
Kobbie Alamo in Hunger Mountain.
Caleb Barber in Stringtown, Poet Lore, Rattle, The Fulcrum, LA Review, Soundings Review, The Raven Chronicles , Makeout Creek, Forge, Wandering Hermit, Portland Review, Cascade, Arnazella Caleb’s full-length poetry collection, Beasts and Violins, is now available from Red Hen.
Nina Bayer in Edmonds Community College’s Between the Lines, in Paperbox, The Commons, Emptyheaded, The Binnacle, First Class and Pontoon, a selected winner in the Alabama Writers’ Conclave and 3rd Place winner in Write2Help.org. She also edited the blog Lunch Hour Stories (no longer active) and is author of the suspense novel: Emerald Nights, a short fiction collection: The Other Side of Blue, and non-fiction books: In My Space: Living Together in the New Millennium; Autobiography of a Blue-Eyed Girl (memoir), plus writing prompts for fiction writers: Items in a Stolen Purse.
Delphine Boswell in “Unisex,” a contemporary, literary romance flash fiction piece accepted by an online anthology Filthy Secret Books (June 2012), “The Mardi Gras Masquerade,” a contemporary, dark fantasy accepted for a print anthology called Make a Wish (April 2012), “Deception,” a contemporary, literary romance accepted by an online anthology Filthy Secret Books (April 2012), “Wanted: Babies,” a dark horror accepted by Angelic Knight Press for a print anthology called Satan’s Toybox: Terrifying Teddies (February 2012), and “The Neighbors,” a contemporary fantasy accepted by The Soundings Literary Review (September 2009).
Nancy Boutin in Dream and Memory, The Portland Review, Halfway Down the Stairs
Lois Brandt in Highlights
Tanya Chernov’s memoir A Real Emotional Girl released September, 2012 by Skyhorse Press. Work also appears in Stringtown, Rattle, Driftwood Review, Isotope, NOÖ, Vulcan, Soundings Review, Grasslimb,
After Hours Press
Stefanie Freele has published two short story collections: Feeding Strays and Surrounded by Water. Her work also appears in Smokelong Quarterly , American Literary Review, Lunch Hour Stories, Glimmertrain, Contrary, Hobart, Talking River Reveiw, Flash Fiction Online, Wigleaf, The Houston Literary Review, eliemae, DOGZPLOT, Gander Press Review, Meadowhawk Press Anthology, Etchings, Big Toe Review, The First Line, Get Born.
Claire Gebben’s work appears in The Fine Line, Soundings Review, ColumbiaKIDS e-zine, Get Born magazine. Columns for the Mercer Island Reporter include: Blown Away by Glass, Ancient traditions shared in Duwamish Longhouse, Ice Caves Trail reopens, Travel Through Time in nearby Carnation. She is fiction editor for Soundings Review, and she maintains two blogs: Harm’s Way: A Blacksmith’s Journey, and Hairpisodes.
Ann Gonzalez’s novel Running for My Life is now available from Everbind, an imprint of WestSide Books.
Grier Jewell in Danse Macabre (spring 2011), Crow Toes Quarterly (fall 2010), COLUMBIAKids (spring 2010), Soundings Review (spring 2010), Underneath the Juniper Tree (Spring 2011), Bacopa Literary Review (1st place in short fiction competition for 2012); Los Angeles Times Kids’ Reading Room (December 2011); Frightmares Flash Fiction Anthology (November 2011, awarded first place); Crow Magazine (fall 2011); Black Lantern Publishing Journal of the Macabre (November 2011); Underneath the Juniper Tree (July and September 2011); Dark Moon Digest (April 2011); Danse Macabre (spring 2011), Crow Toes Quarterly (fall 2010), COLUMBIAKids (spring 2010), Soundings Review (spring 2010), Haunted Waters Press (forthcoming fall 2012) and Super Flash Fiction (forthcoming fall 2012)
Kaye Linden at The Linnets Wing (spring 2011), The Shortest Stories (spring 2011), 6 Tales (spring 2011), The Camel Saloon, Soundings Review, The Bacopa Literary Review, The Raven Chronicles , Expressions (September ’08 issue), Breves No Tan Breves, Whispers of the Unseen upcoming work in Dogplotz and Six Minute Stories
Kaye has an MFA in fiction, is an editor with the Bacopa Literary Review, assistant editor for Soundings Review and fiction teacher at Santa Fe College in Gainesville. Shelfstealers.com has contracted to publish her collection: “Fifty Tales from Ma’s Watering Hole.”
Kaye was nominated in 2011 for a Pushcart prize. Her many stories have been published in multiple journals including, but not limited to, The Raven Chronicles, Six Minute Stories, The Linnets Wings, Soundings Review, Bacopa Literary Review, the spring 2012 editions of the Feathered Flounder, Shangri-La Shack and Drunk Monkeys anthology #2.
Visit http://www.kayelinden.com, 50 Tales from Ma’s Watering Hole A blogging and teaching site
Jo Meador in Soundings Review, First Publication Award
Stefon Mears in Soundings Review “Shooting Free Throws” (Fall 2011), SHARK REEF “Between Plausibility and Truth” (Summer 2011), KNOCK “Bedfellow” (November 2011), Soundings (Spring/Summer 2011), KNOCK (issue #15, January 2012), Bacopa Literary Review (2012), Shark Reef (July 2011), Witches and Pagans (issue #24), The Prose-Poem Project (Vol. 2, Issue 2), Third Wednesday (Fall 2011), and Six Minute Magazine (July 2012), Cirque (2012 Summer Solstice Issue).
Sharon Mentyka in Columbia Kids
Jeremiah O’Hagan is a staff reporter at a small-town weekly in Washington state. In 2010, the paper took second place in the WNPA’s General Excellence competition for circulation group II. Individually, O’Hagan’s articles took first place in Best Short Personality Profile, and second place in Best Lifestyle Feature. The paper has forthcoming awards from the Pioneer Newspaper’s Recognizing Excellence, 2011, competition (first place in the “features” category, honorable mention in the “spot news” category). O’Hagan has a creative, flash nonfiction triptych, “Pink, White, Blue,” in the Los Angeles Review, Issue 7. LAR nonfiction editor Ann Beman nominated this piece for a Pushcart Prize. A poem, “In a College Town,” will appear in the forthcoming Bacopa Literary Review (spring 2011). An essay, “Essaying,” appears in the Los Angeles Review, Issue 10, a poem, “When the Clock Struck Midnight on December 31, 2010,” in Soundings Review, and an essay, “The Hymnal,” in the 2012 Bacopa Literary Review. This piece won first prize for nonfiction in Bacopa’s annual contest. A poem, “Dad’s Home,” in Australia’s Cordite Poetry Review as part of a chapbook of Pacific Northwest poets, curated by David Wagoner, and an essay, “It’s Only What You Believe,” forthcoming from Los Angeles Review in spring 2013. O’Hagan has also been thoroughly rejected by publications too numerous to list.
Nadine Pinede’s short story was selected by Edwidge Danticat for the anthology Haiti Noir, and she was a Pushcart Prize nominee. Her novel-in-progress was a finalist for the Hurston-Wright Award. Her poetry was published in A Lime Jewel, Sampsonia Way, and Soundings Review. Her nonfiction appears in The Other Journal, Bloom Magazine and Becoming Woman (forthcoming).
Joe Ponepinto in Vestal Review, Los Angeles Review, Fifth Wednesday Journal, The Summerset Review, Tobybashi, Peeks & Valleys, Raven Chronicles, The Soundings Review
His work has been accepted for the anthology, Dogs: Wet and Dry
Frances Wood in Brushed by Feathers: A Year of Birdwatching in the West, Community at the Crossroad: The History of Bayview on Whidbey Island, Down to Camp: A History of Summer Folk on Whidbey Island Island Birding, On Birds