MFA Alumni

Creative Writing and Environment


Recent Alumni

Logan Adams (2013)

Project Title: Tethers

After graduation: Senior Content Editor, THE GARAGE, Burnsville, Minnesota

Nicholas Bogdanich (2015)

Project Title: Inflatable castles

William Bonfiglio (2016)

Project Title: “The Year Of” and “A Statement”

After graduation: Lecturer, English Department, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

Taylor Brorby (2017)

Project Title: Scoria: Prose and poetry

After graduation: Emerging Writer Fellow, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Meghan Brown (2015)

Project Title: Animal people

Sarah Burke (2013)

Project Title: Blueprints

Corrie Byrne (2013)

Project Title: The obituary writer

After graduation: Online tutor for international students, Up Education, Portland, Oregon

Corrina Carter (2016)

Project Title: Talus: A mustang’s story

Pedro Xavier Cavazos (2013)

Project Title: La Habana

After graduation: Publisher, Ice Cube Press, Diamond Glove Slave Tree

Chloe Clark (2016)

Project Title: Salty over the shoulder

After graduation: Lecturer, English Department, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

Lindsay D’Andrea (2014)

Project Title: The garden of open mouths

Kristen Daily (2017)

Project Title: One half for me / the other for you

After graduation: Grants Associate, Des Moines Art Center

Michelle Donahue (2015)

Project Title: City of voices: A novel about ancient Tikal

Robert Evans (2013)

Project Title: The unearthed

Samantha Futhey (2016)

Project Title: Subdivision

Elizabeth Giorgi (2016)

Project Title: Skin maps

After graduation: Lecturer, English Department, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

Elizabeth Hamilton-Poore (2017)

Project Title: Mourningwood

Meghann Hart (2017)

Project Title: Kentucky ghostscapes: Stories

Ana Hurtado (2017)

Project Title: Ashes at noon

After graduation: Teacher, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador

Geetha Iyer (2014)

Project Title: Auditions for the volunteer mission to Mars

Claire Kortyna (2017)

Project Title: Things gathered, things fallen

Claire Kruesel (2015)

Project Title: The grace of their breakage

After graduation: Lecturer, English Department, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

Renee LeClaire (2017)

Project Title: The danger is to the body

John Linstrom (2013)

Project Title: Havening

After graduation: Editor, Liberty Hyde Bailey’s “The Holy Earth: The Birth of a New Land Ethic” Centennial Edition

Carolyn Lovaas (2014)

Project Title:  H

Audrey McCombs (2016)

Project Title:  Servants of the rice

Lydia Melby (2014)

Project Title: We are all here

Camille Meyers (2017)

Project Title: Our animal anatomy

Andrew Payton (2014)

Project Title: Blasting at the Big Ugly: A novel

After graduation: Fulbright Fellowship teaching English, Svidnik, Slovak Republic

Nathan Pillman (2013)

Project Title: Turbines

Janis Rodgers (2012)

Project Title: The lightning came closer

Erin Schmiel (2016)

Project Title: The heart of ecology

Melissa Sevigny (2013)

Project Title: Mythical river: Encounters with water in the American Southwest

Eric Sims-Brown (2014)

Project Title: The panic

After graduation: Freelance writer

Kelly Slivka (2017)

Project Title: A long time growing up

Tegan Swanson (2014)

Project Title: Things we found when the water went down

Dana Thomann (2016)

Project Title: Erratics

Lindsay Tigue (2014)

Project Title: System of ghosts

Stefanie Trout (2015)

Project Title: Call it Eden: A novel

After graduation: Co-editor, Prairie Gold: An Anthology of the American Heartland; Ice Cube Press

J. Megan White (2013)

Project Title: Renovations and revolutions: A cultural history of architecture in Virginia

Christopher Wiewiora (2014)

Project Title: The distance is an ocean

Adam Wright (2016)

Project Title: The seed speaker