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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."
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.