Lucas de Lima (2012) has published poems and reviews in Action Yes, Mudfish, Rain Taxi, and other journals. He is a contributor to the culture blog Montevidayo, a translator of Brazilian poetry, and author of the chapbook Ghostlines (Radioactive Moat Press). In 2005 he was the recipient of McGill University's Peterson Memorial Prize in English Literature.
Sarah Fox (2012) is the author of Because Why and The First Flag, both from Coffee House Press. Her docupoetry work-in-progress, Mother Substance, will also be published by Coffee House. She has received grants and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Bush Foundation, the Minnesota State Arts Board, the Jerome Foundation, the Gesell Family Foundation, and the Graduate Research Partnership Program. Recent work appears in Fence, Conduit, Spout, Rain Taxi, La Petite Zine, Action Yes, and others. She contributes to the multi-author blog Montevidayo, is co-founder of the Center for Visionary Poetics, and works as a teacher and a doula. Her poetry rituals and other interactive performance installations are an evolving aspect of her ambition to complicate and expand the experience of poetic space.
Amir Hussain (2012) resides in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Mizna, Beloit Poetry Journal, Faultline, Water~Stone Review, Midway Journal, and other places. His love poem to the environment, “Again and Again I Marry the Earth,” appeared in the Poets for Living Waters response to the Gulf Oil Spill of 2010. Amir's thesis involved ecological representations and examined human relations to nature. He earned his BA in Environmental Studies and English Writing from the University of Pittsburgh, where he received awards for undergraduate literary criticism on the poems of Robert Lowell and Sharon Olds.
Wahida Omar (2012) is the Community Technology Empowerment Project (CTEP) member with youth programs at Intermedia Arts. She would love to hear from you @wahidao.
Colleen McCarthy (2011) was a finalist for the 2011 Sawtooth Prize in Poetry for her manuscript. Siren.
Colleen Coyne (2011) received a 2011 residency at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts. She won the 2011 Academy of American Poets James Wright Prize for Poetry, judged by Garrison Keillor.
Brian Laidlaw (2011) is an adjunct professor at McNally Smith College of Music. His work has been published in The Iowa Review, PANK, Lungful! Magazine, KNOCK, Abjective, 32 Poems, Handsome, and many other journals. He is the recipient of an Intermedia Arts Emerging Writer Fellowship. He was a finalist for the 2012 Loft-McKnight Fellowship in Poetry.
Edward McPherson (2011) is the author of two nonfiction books: Buster Keaton: Tempest in a Flat Hat (Faber & Faber) and The Backwash Squeeze and Other Improbable Feats (HarperCollins). He has written articles for the New York Times Magazine, the New York Observer, I.D., Esopus, Salon, and Talk, among others. A recipient of a Minnesota Arts Board grant, he is finishing a collection of short stories. Edward is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing in Washington University's MFA program.
Josh Morsell (2011) has been awarded writing residencies at the Anderson Center, Blue Mountain Center, and Mesa Refuge, has been published in Northwoods Anthology and New Settler, and is a former managing editor of dislocate literary journal.
Swati Avasthi (2010) Swati's work has appeared in The Portland Review, Water~Stone Review, and Special Gifts. She received a Loft’s Mentor Series Award and her fiction has been nominated for Best New American Voices. Her debut novel, Split, won a silver Parents' Choice Award and is in its second printing; German rights have been acquired by Bertelsmann. YALSA named the book a Best Fiction for Young Adults title for 2011. Split was nominated for a 2011 Minnesota Book Award in Fiction. Her second book, Chasing Shadows (Knopf) will be published in fall 2013.
Meryl DePasquale (2010) is a letterpress printer and participates in a collaborative mail art project called Four-Letter Press. Her chapbook Dream of a Perfect Interface is forthcoming with Dancing Girl Press. Her first book of poems Shadow Across Skin is a finalist for the Pleiades' Lena-Miles Wever Todd Poetry Book Prize. Her poems have appeared in Handsome Journal, DIAGRAM, Interim Magazine, Paper Darts.
Benjamin Doty (2010) has published fiction in Literary Imagination, the Colorado Review, and other places. He was a recipient of a 2010 Minnesota Arts Board Grant.
Patrick Hueller (2010) received his BA in Creative Writing from Hamline University. He is the author of a young adult novel, Foul, written under the name Paul Hoblin (Lerner Books, 2011). He is currently an adjunct professor of creative writing at Hamline University.
Priscilla Kinter (2010) has published work in New Delta Review, Caketrain, Hotel Amerika, Sentence, Orion Magazine, and Midway Journal. Her essay "Sea Change" was selected as the winner of Phoebe's 2012 Creative Nonfiction Prize, judged by Mary Roach; it will appeared in issue 41.2 of the journal.
Kevin O'Rourke (2010) New work can be found in Seneca Review, Word/forWord, Tammy, 580 Split, The Brooklyn Review, and at 300Reviews.com.
Wilson Peden (2010) grew up in a number of places before he returned to his family's hometown of Greenville, South Carolina. He earned his BA in English at Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina. He enjoys playing the banjo and other string instruments, watching freight trains, wading in rivers, and looking for little towns that have disappeared from the map. These are also his favorite subjects to write about.
Shantha Susman (2010) Her writing has been published in a handful of journals. She received a Minnesota State Arts Board grant in 2010.
Holly Vanderhaar (2010) Her work has appeared in The Pinch, South Loop Review: Creative Nonfiction + Art. She worked as a writer and researcher for American Public Media's The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor. She received a Minnesota State Arts Board grant in 2012.
Emily August (2009) is a PhD candidate in English Literature at Vanderbilt University. Her poetry has been published in Hayden's Ferry Review.
Matt Burgess (2009) Matt's debut novel, Dogfight, was published by Doubleday in fall 2010. It was chosen by Publisher's Weekly as a top ten debut novel for fall 2010. Vanity Fair called the book electrifying and Barnes & Noble plucked it for the “Discover Great New Writers” series. Matt has appeared on NPR, the Leonard Lopate Show, and has been featured in Metro Magazine and Bookslut. Dogfight was nominated for a 2011 Minnesota Book Award in Fiction. Matt was a 2011 Fellow in Fiction at the Breadloaf Writers Conference. His second novel, Uncle Janice, is forthcoming from Doubleday.
Thomas Cook (2009) Three chapbooks: Homespun (Spout Press, 2006), This I'd Know of Birds (Pudding House Press, 2008, and Anemic Cinema (horse less press). Thomas is a co-founder and editor of TAMMY, a journal of poetry and prose. He is a PhD candidate at SUNY.
Katie Leo's (2009) chapbook, Attempts at Location, was published in 2009 by Finishing Line Press. She received a 2011-2012 Loft Mentorship in nonfiction. Her writing has appeared in Midway Journal and Kartika Review.
Laura Owen (2009) is now a theatre reviewer for Tucson Weekly and a contributer to the website Hello Giggles.
Luke Pingel (2009) Luke has two chapbooks: All Types of Breath Included (Further Adventures, 2009) and Storm That Killed the Tree (Pudding House Press, 2008). A new cycle of poems called "How the Wind Erased Your Name," was published by Trade Wind Press in 2012. Luke is an Assistant Professor in the English Department at the University of Saint Catherine.
Ethan Rutherford's (2009) short story, “The Peripatetic Coffin” is included in the 2010 edition of The Best American Short Stories. This is the title story of his debut collection, set for publication by Ecco Press in May 2013 and recently named a Barnes & Noble Disover pick for summer 2013. It was originally published in American Short Fiction. His fiction also appeared in the 2008 anthology, Fiction on a Stick (Milkweed Editions). In 2011, Ethan received a McKnight Fellowship for Writers ($25,000) and a Minnesota Emerging Writer's Grant.
Emily K. Bright (2008) Emily's chapbook, Glances Back, was published by Finishing Line Press in 2007. She recently had work published in Broken City Review. Her book for K-12 teachers, Powerful Ideas in Teaching: Creating Environments Where Students Want to Learn (co-written with Dr. Mickey Kolis), was published by Rowman & Littlefield Education.
Emily Freeman (2008) had a story in the 2010 edition of Best New American Voices.She was a 2008-2009 Loft Mentor Series winner. She received a 2010 Minnesota State Arts Board Grant.
Arlene Kim's (2008) debut collection of poetry, what have you done to our ears to make us hear echoes?, was published by Milkweed Editions in summer 2011.
Ann C. Linde (2008) Ann's chapbook, Courting Light, was published by Finishing Line Press in 2007. She has poems in the Gettysburg Review.
Nate Slawson (2008) is the founder and editor of the online literary magazine, dear camera, devoted to one writer/artist collaboration per issue. His first collection of poetry, PANIC ATTACK:USA, was published by YesYes Press in fall 2011.
Eric Dregni (2007) is the author of several nonfiction books including In Cod We Trust: Living the Norwegian Dream; Zamboni: The Coolest Machines on Ice; Weird Minnesota; The Scooter Bible, Vikings in the Attic. He is an Assistant Professor and Dean of the Language Village at Concordia College in Saint Paul. Vikings in the Attic was a finalist for a Minnesota Book Award in General Nonfiction in 2012.
Carla Elaine Johnson's (2007) essay, “Family Time," appeared in the anthology Jesus Girls: True Tales of Growing Up Female and Evangelical (Cascade Press, 2009).
Stephanie Resnik (2007) was a 2008-2009 Loft Mentor Series winner in fiction. Her work has appeared in Wisconsin People and Ideas (2008). Stephanie passed the California bar exam and is now applying to waive into the Washington, D.C. Bar. She is currently working as a first-year associate at a large law firm in D.C.
Charles Conley (2006) is the recipient of a 2010 grant from the Elizabeth George Foundation, which he will use to travel and write in South America. He also received a fellowship to the Sozopol Fiction Seminars in Bulgaria at the end of May. He is a former fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown and received a Second Year Fiction Fellowship in 2011-2012.
Amanda Coplin (2006) was a 2008-2009 Provincetown Arts Center Fellow in fiction. Her 2012 debut novel, The Orchardist, is a New York Times bestseller, a Publishers Weekly top ten pick, a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection, and a top ten for fall '12 O Magazine selection. She recently won the Barnes & Noble "Discover" Award for Fiction, a $10,000 purse.
Jennine Capo Crucet (2006) received the 2009 Iowa Short Fiction Prize for her debut short story collection, “How to Leave Hialeah,” published by the University of Iowa Press in fall 2009. The novel was awarded the John Gardner Prize for Fiction, the 2010 Devil's Kitchen Award, and was named a Best Book of the Year by the Miami Herald, the Miami New Times, and the Latinidad List. The title story from the collection won a PEN/O. Henry Prize and will appear in the 2011 PEN/O. Henry Prize Anthology. Her fiction has appeared in Crazyhorse, The Southern Review, and Ploughshares. She is an Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing at Florida State University.
Laura M. Flynn (2006) is the author of the memoir Swallow the Ocean (Counterpoint Press, 2008). Laura won a 2009 Bush Artist Fellowship ($50,000) and was a finalist for 2009 Minnesota Book Award. She is an adjunct professor of creative writing at Hamline University. She is also the recipient of a SASE/Emerging Writer Fellowship. http://lauramflynn.com
Nicole Johns (2006) Nicole's memoir, Purge: Rehab Diaries, was published by Seal Press in April 2009. Nicole was featured in a Q & A in Marie Claire magazine in May 2009; interviewed for the Huffington Post; and appeared on Twin Cities Live. She is currently studying for an MA in Psychology at St. Mary's University in Minneapolis.
Eireann Lorsung's (2006) first collection of poetry, Music for Landing Planes By, was published by Milkweed Editions in 2007. Her fiction has been published in the 2008 anthology Fiction on a Stick (Milkweed Editions). Her new collection of poetry, her book, is forthcoming from Milkweed Editions in summer 2013. She received her PhD from Nottingham University in 2012. She is the founder and co-editor of MIEL Press.
Brian Malloy (2006) Brian is the author of the Minnesota Book Award-winning young adult novel, Twelve Long Months (2008, Scholastic); the novels Brendan Wolf (St. Martin's Press, 2007 and The Year of Ice (St. Martin's, 2003). He is the Education Director at the Loft Literary Center.
Michael Medrano (2006) is the host of a poetry/prose interview show on KFCF 88.1 FM in Fresno, CA. “Radio Patlakas" airs every other Thursday at 3 pm. Michael's first collection of poetry, Born in the Cavity of Sunsets, was published by Bilingual Press in 2009.
Rachel Moritz (2006) Rachel is the author of two chapbooks: Night-Sea (New Michigan Press, 2009) and The Winchester Monologues (New Michigan Press, 2005). She is the recipient of a 2009 SASE/Emerging Writer Fellowship and two Minnesota State Arts Board Fellowships in Poetry (2004, 2010). Her first full-length collection of poetry will be published in 2013 by Kore Press.
Francine Tolf (2006) Two chapbooks of poetry: Like Saul (Plan B Press, Fall 2008), Blue-Flowered Sundress (Pudding House Press, 2007.) http://www.francinemarietolf.com/ She is the recipient of a Minnesota State Arts Board grant. Her first collection of poetry, Rain, Lilies, Luck, was published by Antrim House Press in 2010. Joliet Girl, a memoir, is now in its second printing from North Star Press. Her work recently appeared in anthology Dust and Fire. Her new collection of poetry is Prodigal. A chapbook, Twenty Poems to God and a Poem to Satan, was recently published by Red Bird.
Michael Walsh (2006) Michael's debut collection of poetry, The Dirt Riddles (2010), won the inaugural Miller Williams Poetry Prize from the University of Arkansas Press and the Thom Gunn Prize for Gay Poetry. He is the author of the chapbook Adam Walking the Garden (Red Dragonfly Press, 2004). His fiction can be found in the 2008 anthology Fiction on a Stick (Milkweed Editions).
Shana Youngdahl's (2006) chapbook, Donner: A Passing, was published by Finishing Line Press in 2008. She received a mini-grant from the Iowa Arts Council in 2010 to complete final revision of her poem “Of Nets,” which will be published by Gendun Editions in 2011. Shana's debut collection of poetry, History, Lies and Other Half-Truths, was published in spring 2013 by Stephen F. Austin University Press.
Marge Barrett (2005) won 2nd place in Fine Lines' 55-word fiction contest and published work in Talking Stick, Plains Song Review, and The State We're In, published by the Minnesota Historical Society Press. Marge's chapbook of poetry, My Memoir Dress, was published in 2011 by Finishing Line Press.
Kevin Fenton (2005) won the 2009 Associated Writing Programs award for the novel for Merit Badges. It was published by New Issues Press in spring 2011. He is now the Board Chair of Rain Taxi. Merit Badges was a finalist for a Minnesota Book Award in the Novel for spring 2012. His memoir, Leaving Rollingstone, will be published in fall 2013 by Minnesota Historical Society Press.
Amanda Fields (2005) has had fiction published in Indiana Review 29.1 and nonfiction in Brevity 30 http://www.creativenonfiction.org/brevity/index.htm and Cerise Press. She is a PhD candidate at the University of Arizona.
Kate Hopper (2005) Kate's writing has appeared in Literary Mama, mamazine, nytimes.com, and Brevity. She has been the recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship, a Sustainable Arts Foundation Grant, and a Minnesota State Artist Initiative Grant. Kate is the co-editor for Literary Reflections at Literary Mama. http://www.katehopper.com Kate's first book, Use Your Words: A Writing Guide for Mothers, was published in spring 2012. Her memoir, Ready for Air, will be published by the University of Minnesota Press in fall 2013.
Cheri Johnson (2005) Cheri's chapbook, Fun and Games, was published by Finishing Line Press in summer 2009. http://www.cheri-johnson.com/ Cheri has received a Bush Artist Fellowship and was a Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center Fellow. In 2010, Cheri received a second-year fellowship to the Fine Arts Work Center.
Laurie Lindeen (2005) Laurie's memoir Petal Pusher: A Rock and Roll Cinderella Story was published by Simon and Schuster in 2007. Laurie was a finalist for a 2009 Bush Artist Fellowship and has received a Minnesota State Arts Board Grant. http://www.laurielindeen.com/
Stephanie Johnson (2005) won the 2009 Many Voices Project award from New Rivers Press. They published her debut poetry collection, Kinesthesia, in 2010.
Suzanne Rivecca (2005) was a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University and Radcliffe Institute Fellow. Her debut collection of short stories, Death is Not an Option, was published by WW Norton in 2010. She received a 2011-2012 Rome Prize in Literature and was a finalist for the Story Prize. Her work will appear in Best American Short Stories 2013.
Amy Shearn 's (2005) debut novel, How Far is the Ocean from Here?, was published by Shaye Areheart/Random House in 2008. http://www.amyshearn.com/ Her second novel, titled The Mermaid of Brooklyn, will be published by Touchstone in 2013. Shearn writes a popular parenting blog, Household Words.
Alex Lemon (2004) is the author of four poetry collections: Mosquito (Tin House/Bloomsbury, 2006), Hallelujah Blackout (Milkweed Editions, 2008), at last unfolding congo (horse less press), Fancy Beasts (Milkweed Editions) and the memoir Happy (Scribner, 2010). Alex was featured in Esquire Magazine's “Best & Brightest” of 2010 issue. http://www.alexlemon.com/ A section from “Hallelujah Blackout” appeared in The Best American Poetry 2008. He is an Assistant Professor of English at Texas Christian University.
Steve Pacheco (2004) is one of four poets featured in Shedding Skins: Four Sioux Poets (Michigan State University Press, 2008).
Karen Rigby-Huang (2004) Karen's debut collection of poetry, Chinoiserie, won the 2011 Sawtooth Prize and will be published in 2012. She has two chapbooks: Savage Machinery (Finishing LIne Press, 2008) and Festival Bone (Adastra Press, 2004). http://www.karenrigby.com/ Karen is a co-founder and editor of Cerise Press, http://cerisepress.com
Lightsey Darst (2003) Lightsey hosted the popular “The Works: A Writer's Salon" series from 2009-2011 at Bryant-Lake Bowl in Minneapolis. Her chapbook, Ginnungagap, is available now from Red Dragonfly Press. Her first full-length collection of poetry, Find the Girl, was published by Coffee House Press in spring 2010. http://www.lightseydarst.com Find the Girl was reviewed in Enterntainment Weekly and won the 2011 Minnesota Book Award for Poetry.
Brady Johnson (2003) "Michiganders, 1979” appeared in Best New American Voices 2004.
Kathleen Glasgow's (2002) poetry has appeared in Buffalo Creek Review, Cimarron Review, Bellingham Review, Clackamas Litererary Review, Roanoke Review, dislocate, and other journals. She has received three Minnesota State Arts Board grants, a SASE/Emerging Writer Fellowship, and was a Loft Mentor Series winner in poetry (2000-2001). She won the 2011 Alumni Fiction Award from MINNESOTA Magazine.
Dominic Saucedo's (2002) story “Knowing You in Snow” appeared in the 2008 anthology Fiction on a Stick (Milkweed Editions). He is the recipient of two Minnesota State Arts Board grants and was a Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center Fellow. He had a novel excerpt, “The Train,” in the Summer 2010 issue of Cerise Press. http://www.cerisepress.com/02/04/the-train Dominic received a McKnight Fellowship for Writers ($25,000) in 2011. He is a member of the English faculty at Minneapolis Community and Technical College.
Yuko Taniguchi (2001) is the author of a novel, The Ocean in the Closet (Coffee House Press, 2007) and a collection of poetry, Foreign Wife Elegy (Coffee House Press, 2001). She has received a Minnesota State Arts Board Grant, SASE/Emerging Writer Fellowship, and a Loft-McKnight Writer's Fellowship. http://www.yukotaniguchi.com/ She is the Director of Writing Programs at the University of Minnesota-Rochester.
Michelle Matthees (2001) was awarded both an Arrowhead Regional Artists Fellowship and Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant in 2011. She has recent work appearing or forthcoming in Prose Poem Project, Proof Magazine, The Mom Egg, 22 Magazine, Memorious, Specs, Anderbo, Defenestration, Third Wednesday, Paradise Review, Humber Pie, Thrice Fiction, Cider Press Review, 5 Quarterly, Sou'Wester, and the anthology, "Migrations: Poetry and Prose for Life's Transitions" (Wildwood River Press, 2011). She is currently looking for a publisher for her book-length collection, "Between Languages."
Julie Gard (2000) Julie's chapbook, Obscura: The Daguerreotype Series, was published by Finishing Line Press in 2007. She is an Assistant Professor of Writing at the University of Wisconsin-Superior.
Joe Hart (2000) Nonfiction, Skid Row: The Life and Death of Minneapolis's Skid Row, (University of Minnesota Press, 2002).
Mary Winstead (2000) Memoir, Back to Mississippi (Hyperion, 2002). Mary's writing has appeared in MINNESOTA Magazine.
Mark Anderson (1999) Memoir, Jesus Sound Explosion (University of Georgia Press, 2003), winner of the AWP Award for Creative Nonfiction in 2002.
Haddayr Copley-Woods (1999) Multiple short stories in Strange Horizons, Polyphony, Best American Erotica, Ideomancer, Flytrap and other journals. http://www.haddayr.com
Anna Reckin (1999) First book-length poetry collection, Three Reds, was published in 2011 by Shearsman, see: http://www.shearsman.com/pages/books/catalog/2011/reckin.html. Her writings have also appeared in Infinite Difference: Other Poetries by UK Women Poets, edited by Carrie Etter (Shearsman, 2010), and In Their Own Words: Contemporary Poets on their Poetry, edited by Helen Ivory and George Szirtes (Salt, 2012). Reckin was recently awarded an Arts Council England grant to work on her second collection. Her website, www.annareckin.com, will be up soon
Lauren Fox's (1998) debut novel was Still Life with Husband ( Knopf, 2007). Her second novel, Friends Like Us, was published in February 2012 by Knopf.
Kathleen Melin's (1998) homeschooling memoir, By Heart: A Mother's Story of Children and Learning at Home, was published in spring 2009 by Clover Valley Press. http://www.clovervalleypress.com
Scott Muskin's (1998) first novel, The Annunciations of Hank Meyerson, Mama's Boy and Scholar, won the 2008 Parthenon Prize for Fiction (Hooded Friar Press, 2008). http://scottmuskin.com
Shannon Olson (1998) Two novels: Children of God Go Bowling (Viking, 2004) and Welcome to My Planet (Viking, 2001). She is an Associate Professor of English at St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud, Minnesota.
Gayla's Marty's (1997) nonfiction book, Memory of Trees, was published by the University of Minnesota Press in 2010.
Anna Cypra Oliver (1997) Memoir, Assembling My Father: A Daughter's Detective Story, (Houghton Mifflin, 2004). http://www.annacypraoliver.com/
Elissa Raffa (1997) is the author of the novel Freeing Vera (Permanent Press, 2005).
Norah Labiner (1996) is the author of three novels: German for Travelers (Coffee House Press, 2009), Miniatures (Coffee House Press, 2003), and Our Sometime Sister (Coffee House Press, 2000).
Erin Hart (1995) Erin's new mystery, False Mermaid, was published in March 2010. She is also the author of Lake of Sorrows and Hallowed Ground. http://www.erinhart.com
Sherry Quan Lee (1996) CHINESE BLACKBIRD, a memoir in verse (Asian American Press, 2002).
Alison McGhee (1993) Adult novels: Falling Boy, (Picador, 2007); Was It Beautiful (2003); Shadow Baby (2000); and Rainlight (1998); children's picture books: Mrs. Watson Wants Your Teeth (2004) and Countdown to Kindergarten (2002); middle-grades novel, Snap (2004). She has received several Minnesota Book Awards. http://www.alisonmcghee.com/
Todd Temkin (1992) Enloquecidos Moradores de un Mundo Sin Quehacer / Crazy Denizens of the Lost World, a bilingual edition of poems (2004), and La guerra que viene: incongruencias y encrucijadas sobre el nuevo Valparaiso, a collection of essays. Both books were published by the University of Valparaiso Press (Chile).
Gretchen Legler (1991) On Ice: An Intimate Portrait of Life at McMurdo Station, Antarctica (Milkweed Editions, 2005). She is Professor of English at the University of Maine-Farmington.
Marianne Herrman (1990) Story collection, Signaling for Rescue (New Rivers Press, 2007). http://www.marianneherrman.com
Rosanne Bane's (1990) latest book is Around the Writer's Block: Using Brain Science to Write the Way You Want (Penguin/Tarcher, 2012). www.rosannebane.com
Ian Graham Leask (1986) is the author of the story collection The Wounded and Other Stories About Father's and Sons (New Rivers Press, 1992). He is the founder and former editor of Scarletta Press: http://www.scarlettapress.com. He currently works for Tumblehome Learning, a children's science publisher. He is also a host and producer of the radio series, Write-On Radio.
Current MFAs and alumni have appeared in: Harpers, Fence, Sonora Review, Rattle, Beloit Poetry Journal, Bellingham Review, Clackamas Literary Review, Cimarron Review, Pleides, Gulf Coast, Threepenny Review, Rain Taxi, Star Tribune, Field, New England Review, Alaska Quarterly,Cincinnati Review, Faultine, Natural Bridge, Salt Hill, Agni, and Black Warrior Review, Shenandoah,Prairie Schooner, TriQuarterly and many other magazines and journals.
Recent Awards: McKnight Artist Fellowship for Writers ($25,000), Bush Artist Fellowship ($50,000), Wallace Stegner Fellowship, Minnesota State Arts Board Grants, SASE: Emerging Writer Fellowships, AWP Award Series for Creative Nonfiction, AWP Intro Journals Award, Luce Fellowship (Thailand), Fulbright Fellowships, Rotary Scholarships, Tamarack Award for Fiction ($10,000), Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center Fellowship, Prague Seminar Fellowships.
Residencies: Millay Colony, Vermont Studio Center, Anderson Center, Devil's Tower, Fishtrap, Yaddo, Breadloaf, Macdowell Colony.