Student News

November 2017

  • 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?

October 2017

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May 2017

  • John Catalinotto appeared on the radio show Building Bridges to discuss his nonfiction book Turn the Guns Around, a history of soldiers who resist war.

  • St. Martin's Press published Eddie McNamara's cookbook Toss Your Own Salad.

  • Wise Ink Creative Publishing published Russell Ricard's debut novel, The Truth About Goodbye.

  • The Washington Post published Christine Livingston's essay "She's Not My Mother-in-Law. What's My Role Here?" in its Solo-ish column.

  • The Orchard, a distribution arm of SONY, picked up Sonja O'Hara's film Ovum for international release in a variety of platforms including DVD and iTunes. The film also won "Best Picture" at the Big Apple Film Festival.

April 2017

  • Penguin Random House published Rasil Ahuja's children's book Whatcha Gonna Do, Rosie Singh?

  • Penmore Press published Diana Forbes’s debut novel, Mistress Suffragette. A selection from the novel won first place in the Missouri RWA “Gateway to the Best” contest in Women’s Fiction.

  • Simon & Schuster has released Caroline Hickey's middle-grade novel There's No Wifi on the Prairie, book number five in a humorous series about middle schoolers who travel back in time. The series is published under the pseudonym Nicholas O. Time.

  • Kweli Journal published Uttama Patel's short story "Blind Spot" back in November of last year. Her story "Grinch in Girighun" was also published in Papercuts Magazine.

March 2017

February 2017

  • Tulika Books published Saraswathi Menon's picture book Unhappy Moon (writing as Saras) in both English and 8 Indian languages.

  • Caisie Breen ended the year by self-publishing her memoir Songbyrd: Becoming She.

  • The New Plains Review published Amar Benchikha's story "Berthold" in its Fall issue.

January 2017

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