Contributor/Alumni Updates: Early 2021

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We’re always pleased to share updates from our family of contributor-alumni and other friends. Here’s what we’ve collected between our last update and now. Have something to share? Submit your news here for inclusion in a future update.

These are the updates we received between our December 2020 update and March 8. Congrats, all!

Jennifer Berney published The Other Mothers (Sourcebooks), a researched memoir about queer family-making and the patriarchal history of the fertility industry.

David R Bowne published a satire, “The Anticlimatic Conspiracy” in the online literary magazine The Satirist on January 31, 2021. He also published a short story “A Natural Process” for use in environmental education in the EcoEd Digital Library on September 23, 2020.

Carol D. Marsh won the Tucson Festival of Books Nonfiction Award with her essay, “The Law of Simultaneous Contrast.” Prize includes $1,000 and writers workshop scholarship. Publication is not included, so she’s now submitting the essay to journals.

Kate Meadows’s essay, “Button Chair,” appeared in the Jan/Feb 2021 issue of Poets & Writers Magazine. The essay takes a hard look at the discipline of a writing practice alongside the throes of early motherhood. The essay only appears in the print publication.

Alex Andy Phuong published “An Altruistic” in December 2020 on Amazon.

Anjoli Roy published her first chapbook, ENTER THE NAVEL: FOR THE LOVE OF CREATIVE NONFICTION, AN ESSAY ALPHABETICALLY ARRANGED, with The Operating System in fall 2020. She also published a limited-edition hand-sewn print-run of her lyric essay “Grandpa Was a Skin Diver,” which celebrates abalone and her paternal grandfather’s special love of them.

Jeffrey Seitzer’s memoir The Fun Master will appear in 2022 from SparkPress.

Brad Wetherell was awarded a residency at Jentel Artist Residency Program in Wyoming. He also published a new essay, “Longo,” in Joyland Magazine.

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