Hippocampus Family & Alumni Updates: September 2018

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One of the best parts of running Hippocampus Magazine is staying in touch with our contributors, our Hippocampus family! We love hearing about the continued achievements of these writers, as well as our staff members and past conference speakers. Each month, or as often as we have enough updates to create post, we like to share their good news!

A big congratulations to all! (Submit your news here for inclusion a future update.)

Updates received during August 2018:

Fred Amram
We’re in America Now: A Survivor’s Stories (2016) now in second printing (two stories appeared in Hippocampus, plus book review). Also art exhibition, Lest We Forget, now circulating.

David Bowne
Publication in the science journal Conservation Biology on how turtles are affected by urbanization. Over 1,000 undergraduates and 30 faculty across the country involved with this collaborative research.

Shiv Dutta
Essays to appear in upcoming issues of The Tampa Review and Evening Street Review.

Rebecca Fish Ewan
Rebecca will be reading from By the Forces of Gravity at Changing Hands Bookstore, September 25 at 7pm in Tempe, AZ

Wendy Fontaine
Her essay, “Bread & Circuses,” about the fascination with police chases in Los Angeles, was published on The Coachella Review blog on Sept. 4.

Joanne Lozar Glenn
Joanne won an APEX 2018 Award for her article “Teaching Students the Pros and Cons of Teamwork.” Her essay “Apologies” placed 3rd in W.O.W. Women-On-Writing’s Q3 CNF Flash Contest.

Laura Johnsrude
Her piece “Drawing Blood” was published in the spring 2018 issue of Bellevue Literary Review and won honorable mention for the Fel Felice Buckvar Prize for Nonfiction.

Tamzin Mitchell
Tamzin’s essay “Out of the Deep” was published in Cosmonauts Avenue, and her short story “Study in Charcoal” appeared in Crannóg Magazine. Her essay “Fernweh,” published in cahoodaloodaling, was nominated for 2018’s Best of the Net.

Randon Billings Noble
Randon will be speaking about failure as part of the panel “The F Word” at the NonfictioNOW conference in Phoenix this November.

Charnell Peters
Charnell’s poetry chapbook “Un-becoming” won Thirty West Publishing House’s chapbook contest & will be published by them in October.

Lisa Romeo
Lisa’s first book, Starting with Goodbye: A Daughter’s Memoir of Love after Loss, was published by University of Nevada Press (May 2018). She also published several craft essays recently, including:

Morgan Smith
Morgan continues working on the Mexican border and assisting several humanitarian groups including the mental asylum, Vision in Action.

Linda C. Wisniewski
Linda won first prize in the 2018 Susan Wittig Albert Lifewriting Contest sponsored by Story Circle Network for “Thirty-Two Words for Peace.”

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