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."
eLecito Publishing published Ione Joy's novel The Armoire
Michael Kirshner received an Honorable Mention in the Glimmer Train Short Story Award for New Writers contest for his story "Men on Benches."
Adela Brito's short story "Mambo Farewell" is now available as a Kindle Single.
Mike Keren and his book Four Funerals, No Marriage: A Humorous Memoir took second place (of more than 100 entries) in the Pitch Week VIII competition of the When Words Count Writers' Retreat. Mike also won the Audience Favorite Award in the public reading portion of the competition.
The Bread Loaf Writers Conference named Christola Phoenix a 2017 Katharine Bakeless Nason Scholar in Nonfiction.
Netflix interviewed Constance Gibbs about representation in media and the first time she recognized herself in a character.
Cotopaxi Publishing published John Dennehy's memoir Illegal: A True Story of Love, Revolution, and Crossing Borders.
Bust.com published Liz Presson's article "The Love That Almost Took My Adult Life".
Okay Africa published Alisha Acquaye's essay "Black to the Future."
Shelley Schenk has been named Assistant Fiction Editor of Philadelphia Stories.
The Washington Post published Lisa Arnone's essay "I'm a Lesbian Who Started Dating a Man. He Never Seemed Comfortable in My World."
Town and Country magazine published Nancy Bilyeau's article "The Real People The Inspired Game of Thrones".
Regan Arts published Elizabeth Ford's memoir Sometimes Amazing Things Happen: Heartbreak and Hope on the Bellevue Hospital Psychiatric Prison Ward.
Roundfire Books published David Kurman's novel Pavlov's Dog.
The New York Times published Paulina Porizkova's opinion piece "America Made Me a Feminist".
LampLight published Ryan Lazarus' dark short story "An Expected Guest", which started as an assignment in Science-Fiction/Fantasy I.
Center Street Publishing published Kristin Rockaway's debut novel The Wild Women's Guide to Traveling the World.
The New York Times published Sarah Herrington's op-ed "Yoga Teachers Need a Code of Ethics."
Nitza Agam self-published her memoir Love Letters: To My Mother using CreateSpace.
Alternating Current Press named Christola Phoenix a finalist for the Still I Rise Award for Black Women Writers.
The Stranger published Nabil Ayers' remembrance of Chris Cornell in his essay "Soundgarden Will Never Be the First Seattle Band Anyone Mentions. But for Me, Soundgarden Was the First Band that Changed Everything."
Cause Coloring published Laura King's coloring book Smokey from the Block Cat Coloring Book for a Cause: The Coloring Saga of a Feral Kitty in New York City.
Cultural Center of Cape Cod published Rose Auslander's book of poetry Wild Water Child, which won the 2016 Bass River Press Poetry Competition. A featured poem from the book, "Dead Moon, Brooklyn", appears in Tupelo Quarterly.
The Week published Lisa Arnone's essay "Learning to Let Go of Pregnancy and Embrace Motherhood."
Sagging Meniscus Press published Fay Webern's memoir The Button Thief of East 14th Street.
Emily Voigt's nonfiction book The Dragon Behind the Glass has been longlisted for the Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction and released by Scribner in paperback.
Racked published Christine Corrigan's article "I Finally Found a Pretty Bra for My Rebuilt Boobs".
Sleeping Bear Press published Brooke Herter James' children's book Why Did the Farmer Cross the Road?
Wildside Press published Beth Green's story "Plan A: Kill the Fish" as part of the Sisters In Crime Guppy Anthology Series.
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.
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.
Elle magazine published Alisha Acquaye's article "My Year of Reading Books by Black Women."
Dyan Neary has won the Lillian E. Smith Writer-In-Service Award, given to writers who "recognize “the power of the arts to transform the lives of all human beings." The award honors Dyan's work teaching creative writing at women's prisons in Ecuador and Florida, as well as her volunteer work with Books Through Bars in New York City.
The literary journal River Teeth published Heather Osterman'Davis' essay "Ice" as part of its Beautiful Things feature.
The New York Times published William Dameron's essay "After 264 Haircuts, a Marriage Ends" in its Modern Love column.
Uttama Patel's story "Grinch in Girighun" has been named a semifinalist in the Raymond Carver Short Story Contest, sponsored by Carve magazine.
Atria Books published Jen Glantz's Always a Bridesmaid...For Hire.
Simon and Schuster published Lauren Watt's memoir Gizelle's Bucket List: My Life with a Very Large Dog. It's been translated into eleven languages and optioned for film.
Wise Ink Creative Publishing published Sandra L. Richards' children's book Rice & Rocks.
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.
The Staten Island Advance featured Ann Marie Antenucci in an article about fundraising efforts for victims of the 2016 earthquakes in Italy.
Catapult published Alisha Acquaye's essay "The Taste of Grief," begun in a Gotham Essay & Opinion Writing class.
Antrim House published Brooke Herter James's chap book The Wildest Eye.
PEN America named Emily Voigt's nonfiction book The Dragon Behind the Glass a finalist for the E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award.
The Big Thrill interviewed Judy Penz Sheluk about her mystery novel The Hanged Man's Noose.
Loren Mayshark's book Death: An Exploration won the Beverly Hills Book Award in the 'Death and Dying' category.
The Write Life published Russell Ricard's article "Don't Panic: How to Approach a Marked Up Manuscript From Your Book Editor".
Johnny Zito's short screenplay "A la Memoire de Lune" received Official Selection in the Film & Script Showcase Screenplay Competition.
Kweli published Uttama Patel's short story "Blind Spot" and nominated it for the PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers.
Tribe Magazine published Heather Osterman-Davis' essay "The Logic of Beauty."
Caroline Miley self-published her historical novel The Competition through Amazon.
She Writes Press published Cindi Michaels' memoir The Sportscaster's Daughter: A Memoir.
101words published Dianne Hendricks' story "Obligation".