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Boris Tsessarksy publishes a short stories in Folio and Lunch Ticket

Boris published a short story in Folio, a nationally recognized literary journal, and has a short story forthcoming this winter in the online journal Lunch Ticket that is published through Antioch University.

Jessica Restaino publishes essay in Composition Forum and gives talk at University of Delaware

Jessica' has an essay that just came out in Composition Forum (Fall 2014) entitled, "Writing Together: An Arendtian Framework for Collaboration" that is accessible online. Also, on October 16th, Jessica will be giving at a talk at the University of Delaware entitled, "Surrender as Method: Research, Writing, Rhetoric, Love," that is based upon her collaboration with Susan Maute. Finally, Jessica will be visiting two graduate classes--a virtual visit to Marquette University and in person at University of Delaware--as a guest speaker/author to discuss her book First Semester.

Jennifer Holly-Wells publishes "From Silos to Synergies" in Praxis

Jennifer has published "From Silos to Synergies: Institutional Contexts for Writing Fellows" with Sandra Jamieson and Maya Sanyal in the Fall 2014 special issue of Praxis: A Writing Center Journal.

Mike Laser publishes novel with The Permanent Press

Mike's new novel My Impending Death will be published by The Permanent Press in May 2014.

Nick Samaras publishes multiple poems and his new book American Psalm, World Psalm just published by Ashland Poetry Press

Nick's new book of poetry, American Psalm, World Psalm, just came out from Ashland Poetry Press. Nick also has multiple poems including "The Resurrected Body," "Colophon," "Ghazal for the Naming of Theft," "Hades," "Rising Away From Me," "Ars Poetica as Reconstruction," "The Bridle Path," "Apocalypse Island," "The Translation of Georg Trakl" and many others in the magazines The Massachusetts Review, The Comstock Review, Rock and SLing, Virginia Quarterly Review, The Southwestern Review, Prairie Schooner, Bellevue Literary Review, and the Denver Quarterly. Also, his poem "The Bomb of My Body that is My Body" has been anthologised in The Burden of Light: Poems on Illness and Loss (Foreword Literary, 2014).

Laura Field attends CWPA to present paper on Writing Studio

Laura attended the Conference of Writing Program Administrators (CWPA) in July 2014 to present the paper "Re-Imagining Time, Space and 'Efficiency:' Work and The Writing Studio Pilot Project" with Jessica Restaino.

John Hodges publishes multiple pieces of fiction and nonfiction, and 10 photographs in JB Magazine

John has multiple works of fiction forthcoming, including “Ethel’s Mountain” in The Writing Disorder, “Anguish” in The Insomniac Propagandist, 
“Rescue Harvey” in Apple Valley Review, “Dude” in Toad, "Raw" for Akashic Press, and "Leaf: A Monologue” in Negative Suck. 
A found photo with commentary, “Four Asian Girls In Plastic Keychain” will be publsihed by Diagram three non-fiction works, including “In Search of the Complete Revolutionary,” "Colin Powell, Elvis Presley, and Mario Cuomo," and "Christmas Morning," will be published by Shout Out UK and Mr. Beller’s Neighborhood respectively. Finally, a photography work, "10 Photos" will be published by JB Magazine in June of 2014.

Catherine Keohane to present paper at the East-Central American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies

Catherine will be presenting her paper entitled “‘I Can Relate’: Teaching Swift’s Story of the Injured Lady” at the East-Central American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies conference in early November.

Nancy Mendez-Booth wins 2014 "I Am Latina" Essay Competition and is recipient of Author & Poet Scholarship

Nancy was the recipient of an Author & Poet Scholarship to attend the Martha's Vineyard Institute for Creative Writing in July 2014 and was the first-place winner of the 2014 "I Am Latina" Essay Competition sponsored by Latina Magazine and Shebooks Publishing. "I Am Latina" will appear in the November 2014 issue of Latina and will be included in a future anthology to be published by Shebooks. Lastly, The Packinghouse Review has published her non-fiction essay "With Deepest Gratitude" in its latest issue, Vol. III, No. VI.

Michelle Ovalle publishes two poems and will be reading at Passaic Community College on November 8th

Michelle's poem, "I Woke Up on the Wrong Side of the Cosmos," was just published in the fall issue of the Edison Literary Review and her poem, "Guessing History," will be published next year in the Paterson Literary Review as part of a feature on poets under 40. Michelle will be reading her work at a contributor reading on November 8th at Passaic Community College as part of a celebration of that feature.