Student News

July 2017

June 2017

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

December 2016

November 2016

October 2016

  • The Society for Children's Book Writers and Illustrators awarded Lynn Vande Stouwe its a 2016 Magazine Merit Award for her YA story "Winterim."

  • Crain's New York published Erik Bagwell's op-ed "Don't Ferry Public Money to Those Who Need It Least."

  • 101 Words published Dianne Hendricks' 101-word short story "Devotion."

  • Joey Slater-Milligan self-published his novel Psy.

  • Robert Perron has enjoyed a string of publication successes recently. Pif Magazine published his story "Ole Ned" in July, New Zenith Magazine published "Low Speed Jet" as part of it's Summer 2016 issue, and his "Government Issue" was published by Podium Literary Journal, a publication of the 92nd Street Y in New York City.

  • Bleakhouse Publishing published Anna Manson's story "Gold Stars Never Die" in its Tacenda Literary Magazine.

September 2016

  • Amazon Digital published Charity Ayres' novel Ice Burns. It joins her other publications Secret in the Wings, Loki Bound, and Loki: Hell Bound, all published through Amazon Digital, and all available on Kindle.

  • Think Write Publish awarded Michelle Guerrero Henry a fellowship in Creative Nonfiction Writing to explore the harmonies between science and religion.

  • Shanghai Literal & Art Publishing, one of the leading publishing houses in China, published Sun Tian’s coming-of-age novel Memories from 57% of the World. There is also an English language version available on Kindle.

  • Boomer Cafe published Marc Zeitschik's essay "How It Felt for a Boomer to Be Told, He's Different."

  • ICM Partners signed Maureen Connolly based on her novel (tentatively) titled Beautiful Pieces.

  • John Dennehy's memoir Illegal will be released this month by Inkshares, and is available for pre-order now.

  • Emily Voigt explains how the Asian arowana came to be a mass-produced endangered species, for the BBC. Her nonfiction book about the fish, The Dragon Behind the Glass, was released by Simon & Schuster in May.

  • NPR interviewed Michael Sadowski about his book Safe Is Not Enough: Better Schools for LGBTQ Students, released last month by Harvard Education Press.

  • Alberta Rides magazine published Sue MacKenzie's essay "My First Car Comes Back — 35 years Later." She and the car, a 1967 Ford Thunderbird, are also featured as the magazine's centerfold.

August 2016