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Department of English 3353
M.F.A. Creative Writing Program
1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
Alan Barstow's essay, "Namblish," has been nominated for the 2012 Pushcart Prize by the Los Angeles Review.
Callan Wink has published his second story with The New Yorker entitle "Breatharians."
Emilene Ostlind's High Country News article on pronghorn migration has won an award for "Science in Society Reporting for a Regional Audience" at the 2012 Science Writer's convention and the Knight-Risser Prize for Environmental Journalism.
Emily Trostel has landed a job at an Outdoor Science School in Big Bear, California, teaching sixth-graders.
Kristen Gunther won the Ellbogen Outstanding Graduate Assistant Teaching Award for 2012. Her poems will be published in the next issue of Cutbank.
Katie (Schmid) Henson won a UW Outstanding Thesis Award for 2012.
Alan Barstow published a piece of work in Gulf Coast.
Samuel Renken received the Holland Prize from Logan House press and will have his collection of poems published this fall.
Christine Ingoglia was offered a lectureship at Columbia College in Missouri and has been promoted to assistant professor.
Meagan Ciesla won University of Missouri’s Margaret Finney Short Fiction Award for her story “Somebody Else’s Romance.” Her story “24 Points” was published in Prime Number Magazine and her story “Incubator Baby, World’s Fair 1939” was published in Kenyon Review Online.
Lucas Street’s MFA thesis Terra Australis was named a finalist in the Black Lawrence Press Spring 2010 Chapbook Competition. In the Fall of 2011, he was hired as the Assistant Director of the Reading/Writing Center at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois.
Emilene Ostlind won a UW Outstanding Thesis Award for 2011.
Randy Koch will publish his collection "This Splintered Horse" with Finishing Line Press in September 2011.
Mary "Evie" Hemphill is the writer/editor for Washington University Libraries in St. Louis; she puts together a biannual magazine promoting the libraries, taking pictures at events, writing press releases, helping set up reading, etc.
Bison Messink has taken a job in NYC sportswriting with Ology.com/sports. His article list can be found here.
Sara Daniels has landed a job at the Ontario College of Art and Design in Toronto teaching 1st-year English Composition.
Katie Henson (Schmid) took second place in the 2011 SFWP Poetry Awards Program.
Rebekah Biercz has been selected by Teach for America to teach ESL in high-needs elementary schools in Nashville.