The News from our Alumni

March 2018. From Jayne Martin:

February 2018 issue of Crack the Spine published “Prom Night”
March 2018 Dime Show Review published “In the Wake.”

March 2018. From Jeff Friedman:

Jeff Friedman’s seventh book of poems, Floating Tales, was published by Plume
Editions/MadHat Press in fall 2017. A portfolio of his new prose pieces will be featured in an
upcoming issue of Poetry International.
April 2018. From David Galef:

For his story “Therapy,” David Galef has won the 2017 Meringoff Award for Fiction, sponsored by the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers.

Also: Brevity: A Flash Fiction handbook (Columbia University Press) is now in its sixth printing.

June 2018. From Elizabeth King:

The sequel to my recently released mystery Electric Detective is available on audio and in print.

The Hollywood Portal, won the WHODUNIT 2018 award!

June 2018. From LeeAnn (Holmes) Adams:

My flash fiction story, “The Squatter’s Inn,” was included in The Fancy Arm Hole Series Number 1. Likely Red Press published the anthology. There is a digital version available now with a print version forthcoming. (Link:

Also, Crack the Spine published my flash fiction story, “While Taking Photographs in Nepal,” in Issue 238 of the magazine. (Link:

August 2018.  From LeeAnn (Holmes) Adams:

My brief collection of stories, SPACE, COLLISIONS, was published as part of the 2018 Ghost City Press Summer Micro-Chapbook Series. “Trace,” which first appeared in Vestal Review, is part of the collection. 

Additionally, my flash fiction story, “Though the Earth Gives Way,” was published in the Rebellion issue of Fathom Magazine.

October 2018. From David Galef;
I was recently awarded the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers’ Meringoff Prize in Fiction. The prize was $2,000, though split this year, and my story, “Therapy,” was published in the latest issue of Literary Imagination.
March 2019: From Michael Don:
My story collection, Partners and Strangers, was published by Carnegie Mellon University Press.

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