Alumni news

Congratulations to Creative Writing alumnus Joe Sacksteder!  Parts of his 2011 grad thesis have been accepted for publication.  The Collagist accepted one piece for their February issue (, and Sleepingfish accepted a substantial portion as well (

Additional congratulations go to 2010 almuna Brynne Barnes!  Her book, Colors of Me, won the 2012 Friends of American Writers Award for Juvenile Literature!  For more info about the book, check out Brynne’s website:

Way to go, Joe and Brynne!