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Debra Gwartney New Memoir
Part history, part memoir, I Am a Stranger Here Myself taps the deepest dimensions of human yearning: the need to belong, the snarl of family history, and womanhood in the patriarchal American West.
Wendy Colbert MFA ’16 published an essay on Brigham Young University’s novel writing class blog examining the seven techniques in which memoirists successfully portray antagonists empathetically.
Ashley Hermsmeier MFA ’15 released her debut short story collection, Something Like the End, published by Black Lawrence Press last month.
Susan Defreitas MFA ’12 recently wrote an article for award-winning blog, “Jane Friedman,” discussing query letters and what they can reveal about stories. 
Larry Feign MFA ’12 was recently featured on “Rosco’s Reading Room,” a children’s book blog by author Shana Gorian.
William Alton ’95, MFA ’07 released his most recent book, The Tragedy of Being Happy, published by Pact Press this last January.
AWP
AWP Conference Comes to Portland from March 27-30, 2019
Kathryn Wilson MFA ’13 was recently featured on literary magazine Little Patuxent Review’s website about her experiences as a writer and one of the magazine’s fiction readers.
Katey Schultz MFA ’08 is scheduled to teach a writing workshop this coming March, organized by the Flatiron Writers Room of western N.C.
Jennifer Saunders MFA ’17 was published twice in 2018, once by Blue Fifth Review and also by Glass: A Journal of Poetry for her compelling poem, “Measured in Minutes.” 

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