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2015 Cohort

Tyler Meese published a story with Monster House Press for their pamphlet series.

2014 Cohort

Lily Brooks-Dalton published a memoir, Motorcycles I've Loved, in 2015; and was an Oregon Book Award finalist. Her first novel, Good Morning, Midnight, was published in 2016 by Random House. 

Lisa Dunn published articles in Portland Monthly, including “Jessi Klein Explains Why You Might Not Grow Out of It.”

Rachel Powers published articles in Earthzine, including “Ocean Plastic Gets Cloudy.”

Stephanie Wong Ken won the first annual Cosmonauts Avenue Fiction Prize, for her story "Face."

Jenny Woodman published articles in Earthzine, including "A Global Response to the Ebola Outbreak.”

2013 Cohort

Jacqueline Alnes is in the PhD program at Oklahoma State University, and published a Lost & Found essay on James Galvin’s “The Meadow” in Tin House

Marina Callahan has an essay in the anthology Winged: New Writing on Bees

Katrina Carrasco has stories published or forthcoming in Post Road, Quaint Magazine, Circa, and Witness

Thea Prieto published a micro ghost story in The Masters Review.

Matthew Robinson published his fiction in Gobshite Quarterly and the anthology The Night, and the Rain, and the River. He was awarded a Leslie Bradshaw Fellowship by Literary Arts in 2016. 

2012 Cohort

Colleen Burner has a story forthcoming in Permafrost. She also won the Oregon Women Writers Fellowship in 2015 and co-founded the fiction magazine Shirley.

Maria D'Alessandro published a short story in Post Road

Eben Pindyck is at the Columbia School of Journalism, and published "I Learned the Art of the Chokehold from a Retired NYPD Officer" in Vice, as well as various pieces in the New Yorker including “New York City’s Remotest Spot.” 

Rob Sullivan published a short story in The Baltimore Review.

2011 Cohort

Ellie Piper published articles with Bitch Media, including “Woman, Fighter” and “‘Glena’ Raises the Bar for Films About Female Fighters.”

Heather Quinn-Bork published “Memento Mori” in Under the Gum Tree, and the photo essay “Desolation is Key” in Vela.

Sean Warren published an essay in the New England Review

2010 Cohort

Chelsea Bieker was awarded a fellowship to the MacDowell Colony in 2014, and her recent publications include Cincinnati Review

Genevieve Hudson won a Fulbright Scholarship to the Netherlands (2013-14). Her recent work includes publications in Cosmonauts Avenue and The Rumpus

Sarah Marshall published an essay in The Believer and won the Oregon Women Writers Fellowship in 2014. She is now in the Ph.D. program in English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 

Seth McBride was profiled by Portland Monthly in their 2015 article “The Long (Long, Long) Road South.” 

Michael Magnes has published short fiction in Drunk Monkeys and Hobart.

Patrick McGinty published a story in ZYZZYVA

Daniel Mollet is the head of the English Department at a high school in Chile.

Devan Schwartz worked as a Writer's Assistant on the TNT show Rizzoli & Isles, and is now with the FOX show Prison Break

2009 Cohort

Christina Cooke published stories in various magazines including the New Yorker and The Atlantic, as well as the recent New York Times story “To Save African Penguins, Humans Set Up a Dating Service.” 

Monique Wentzel was a 2012-14 Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford. She published her first story collection, The Woods Were Never Quiet, in 2014; her recent work includes publications in Zyzzyva.   Her story “What Happened to the Bird People” was published in the Boston Review.

2008 Cohort

Michael Achterman is the Lead Program Associate for Grants at the Oregon Community Foundation, and read recently with poet Spencer Reece at the Mountain Writers series at TaborSpace.

Doug Cornett blogs for Ploughshares, and was awarded the 2015-16 William Van Dyke Short Story Prize by Ruminate magazine.

Eric Gold’s recent work includes the Oregon Humanities stories “Protecting and Serving Whom?” and “This Way Through Oregon.”

Lisa Vieno visited PSU as a panelist for a 2016 workshop on Professional Writing Careers to discuss her work as Water Resource educator for the Portland Water Bureau.

2007 Cohort

Lenore (Nash) Mery published her first book How The Duke Was Won with Harper/Avon in 2016. 

Sandra Stringer won a Fulbright Scholarship to Russia.

Christina Struyk-Bonn published her first YA novel, Whisper, in 2014. Her second novel, Nice Girls Endure, is forthcoming in 2016. 

2006 Cohort

Jeff Alessandrelli published his chapbook This Last Time Will Be The First (Burnside Books, 2014), and his work appeared in The Normal School

Jessica Machado is an Associate Editor at Rolling Stone, and authored articles for Vice and Buzzfeed.  Her recent publications include the essay "The Shame We Carried" in Guernica.

2005 Cohort

Lucy Burningham published articles including "A Portland Beer Expert Shares Lessons from Belgium" in Portland Monthly and “A Hot Coffee Culture in Salt Lake City”; her book My Beer Year is being published by Roost Books. 

Jonathan Fine visited PSU as a panelist for a 2016 workshop on Professional Writing Careers to discuss his work as Communications Director for Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research.  His short documentary “Gas & Coke” was released in 2014.