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Jaclyn Powell's video for MOJO Desserts won the Columbia-Harlem SBDC Brand Story Video Competition, given by the Columbia University Business School.
Author House published Pat Smith's novel Thaddeus Lamb or Taking America Back.
The Best Shorts Competition awarded Michael Witkes' web series "Interested In" the Best in Merit award in its LGBT short-film category.
The New York Times published Nabil Ayers' essay "Coming of Age in the Loft Jazz Scene."
The Washington Post published Ariella Cook-Shonkoff's article "We owe it to one another to be honest about the crazy mess that is motherhood".
The Daily Kos published Dawn Wolfe's article "Yes, Flint, you can drink the (filtered) water but the emergency isn't over yet".
Canadian actress and online filmmaker Sonja O’Hara has signed with top talent agency William Morris Endeavor (WME).
Catrine Kyster has won the Danish romantic short story competition “Kær-Litt”. As part of the award, her short story “Too late for love” was published in the popular Danish weekly magazine “Familie Journal.”
Mascot Books published Jackie Prince's adult picture book Chloe Has Chlamydia. 10% book profits will go toward STI screenings at Planned Parenthood.
Glimmer Train awarded Madiha Sattar second place in its Very Short Story Contest for her short story "Mulberry Street".
Hanover Square Press published Linda Dahl's memoir Tooth and Nail: The Making of a Female Fight Doctor.
The New York Times published Corvette Hunt's essay "38 Days That Made Us Dads" in its Opinion section.
Billboard magazine interviewed Lenny Zenith about his new album and his memoir in the article "Lenny Zenith Talks Transphobia in the Music Industry."
Dreamers published Christine Corrigan's essay "A Reconstructed Life: Life After Breast Cancer".
Lenny published Starina Catchatoorian's essay "Learning to Accept My Body Hair," as part of its "Imperfectly Perfect" series.
GQ published Alisha Acquaye's essay "The Best Sci-Fi Is About Being Black."
Healthline published Heather Osterman-Davis' article "When Your Child Tries to Wish Your Illness Away."
The American Academy of Family Physicians magazine published Lalita Abhyankar's essay "Acknowledging—and Overcoming—My Own Racial Bias."
Entropy Magazine published Candy Shue's essay "Literacy Narrative: The Voices We Carry".
Stephen F. Austin State University Press published Fran Hawthorne's novel The Heirs.
Allure magazine published Ludmila Leiva's article "How This Bimonthly Brunch Is Empowering Women and Non-Binary People of Color in the Trump Era," featuring another Gotham student, Alisha Acquaye.
Next Avenue published Ann Jackowitz's essay "How a Pair of Eyeglasses Changed Everything."
Diana Forbes' debut novel, Mistress Suffragette, won the Garcia Memorial Prize for Best Fiction.
The New York Times published Joanne Spataro's op-ed "Adventures in Transgender Fertility."
Medium published Nabil Ayers' essay "How Devo Saved My Hand."
The United Federation of Teachers will publish Ann Marie Antenucci's essay "Nicknames" in its annual Reflections in Poetry and Prose anthology by retired New York City public school teachers.
Out magazine profiled Lenny Zenith in "Lenny Zenith Has Spent Decades Bringing Trans Visibility to Rock & Roll."
Diana Forbes' novel Mistress Suffragette won three prizes at the Reader Views Literary Awards: Best Romance Novel, the North East Regional Prize, and the Garcia Memorial Prize for Best Fiction Book of the Year.
Black Fox Literary Magazine published Richard McPherson's short story, "The Old Man in the Park."
Terraform published Seamus Sullivan's short story "Dream Job".
Every Day Fiction published Andrew King's short story "A Fan".
Lenny published Starina Catchatoorian's memoir piece "Letting Go".
Prometheus Books published Izzy Ezaqui's memoir Disarmed: Unconventional Lessons from the World's Only One-Armed Special Forces Sharpshooter.
Robot Butt published Candy Shue's humor article, "Beyond Virtual Reality: A Special Offer for the Really, Really Adventurous Astral Traveler".
Lion's Roar: Buddhist Wisdom for Our Time published Debra Flic's article "What Meditation Can't Cure".
The Sonder Review published Christy O'Callaghan-Leue's piece "Sweatshirt" in its Winter 2018 issue.
Deeds Publishing published Townsend Walker's short story collection 3 Women 4 Towns 5 Bodies.
Everyday Feminism published Alisha Acquaye's article "Four Self-Care Practices for When Working as a Woman of Color Has Got You Down."
Frank Kehl's essay "Liberated Fayerweather: Agony and Ecstasy While Awaiting the NYPD" is included in the anthology A Time To Stir: Columbia '68, about the weeklog student uprising at Columbia University in 1968.
The Establishment published Becky Hayes' essay "The Critics of #MeToo and the Due Process Fallacy."
The Royal Academy (London) has selected Caroline Miley's debut novel The Competition for the booklist of their 250th anniversary exhibition The Great Spectacle.
Edible Queens published Connie Murray's article "Valentine's Day in Queens the Food and Footprints Way."
The Coil, the magazine of Alternative Current Press, published Christola Phoenix's essays "William" and "The Emergency Room." Christola was a finalist for Alternative Current's 2017 Still I Rise Grant for Black Women Writers.
Epoch Magazine published Blake Stone-Banks' story "Colosseum".
Teen Vogue published Alisha Acquaye's op-ed "How Beauty Brands Are Profiting Off Racism."
The Atlantic published Emily Voigt's essay "Urban Bird Feeders Are Changing the Course of Evolution."
The Greensboro News and Record interviewed Heather Cumiskey about her new YA novel I Like You Like This, published in December by SheWrites Press.
Storyscape Journal published Candy Shue's story "Someone to Watch Over Me".
Ruth Ward published her novel The Puppeteer's Daughter through Create Space.
Stephanie Loleng was accepted into the Stonecoast MFA Program at the University of Southern Maine in Fiction Writing.
OkayAfrica published Alisha Acquaye's article "2017 Was The Year of Black Women Living Dynamic Sex Lives On TV."
The Southampton Review published Martina Clark's essay "Blue Marlin."
Levo published Vonetta Young's essay "Notes on Microaggressions from a Black Woman in Finance."
The Sun Magazine published Stephen Waite's story "The Stray".
The Long Island Literary Journal published Seth Pilevsky's short story "Flower".
The 2017 Black List included Amanda Idoko's screenplay Breaking News in Yuba County.
Levo published Vonetta Young's essay "We Know There Is Racial Bias in The Workplace. Let's Stop Ignoring The Solutions."
Neil Katcher's "The Mortified Guide" was chosen for Official Selection by the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.
The New York Times reviewed Karina Yan Glaser middle-grade novel The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street, calling it "A Warmhearted, Multiracial Update to the Big Family Novel."
Catina Bacote's essay "We Carried Ourselves Like Villagers" is included in the anthology This Is The Place: Women Writing About Home, published by Seal Press.
New York's Best Emerging Poets: An Anthology included Gillian Katz's poem "Johannesburg" in it's most recent edition.
Triangle Square published Harriet Alonso's novel Martha and the Slave Catchers.
The Speculative Literature Foundation awarded Erin Roberts two grants: The 2017 Diverse Writers Grant, as well as its 2017 Diverse Worlds Grant, in support of her current work in progress, a series of science-fiction/fantasy novellas.
The Satirist published Candy Shue's article "Application to be the Oldest Student in The Iowa Writers' Workshop".
Next Avenue published Ann Jackowitz's essay "The Woolrich Coat, the Harvard Club, and the Job Interview."
Dheep Matharu's blog london2newyork reached 11,000 readers in 156 countries just two months after completing Gotham's Blog Basics class online.
The Guardian published Josh Sippie's article "Essam El-Hadary, the 44-year-old preparing for his World Cup debut"
Clover: A Literary Rag published Frances Howard-Snyder's story "A Load on My Mind".
Dayna Troisi is now a staff writer for Go Mag, and one of her first articles is "When Will We Get A Lesbian Pop Star?"
The Root published Nabil Ayers' essay "You Got a Little Soul in You, I See."
Tracy Stopler self-published her novel, The Ropes That Bind, which received the 2017 Independent Press Award for "Distinguished Favorite" in the Women's Fiction category.
HarperCollins published Linnea Hartsuyker's historical adventure novel The Half-Drowned King, the first in a trilogy of novels about 10th century Vikings in Norway.
Flock published Candy Shue's essay "Flowers of the Resistance".
Blessing Omakwu is one of 50 finalists chosen worldwide for the British Council's 2017 Future Leaders Connect program. The British Council has posted a video of Blessing talking about improving gender equality, here.
Glimmer Train gave Madiha Sattar's short story "Red Eye" Honorable Mention in its March/April 2017 Fiction Open.
William Bahlke published his children's book Grandpa! Grandpa! What Will I See?
Amar Benchikha's short story "Downward" was included in the Nightscript Volume 3 anthology.
Allure magazine published Ludmila Lieva's article "Inside Everybody, the Revolutionary Gym Where All Bodies Are Welcome."
Guernica published Madiha Sattar's short story "The Left Behind".
Teen Vogue published Alisha Acquaye's essay "How I Learned To Do My Own Braids — And How It Liberated Me."