Community News & Updates May 2015

Stonecoast in Ireland Stonecoast in Ireland will host its 20th residency in January 2016. Information and applications are available from Ted Deppe at theodore.deppe@maine.edu. The deadline for applying is 14 May 2015. Alumni Sheila Boneham (Creative Nonfiction/Cross Genre, S’13) is honored to have learned that guest editor Rebecca Skloot has selected Sheila's essay "A Question of …

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Community News & Updates March 2015

ALUMNI Karen Bovenmyer (Popular Fiction, S'13) is pleased to announce her story "The Scarlet Cloak" will be reprinted in Life After Ashes, an anthology published by Alliteration Ink to benefit a military family who lost everything in a fire. Jennifer Marie Brissett (Popular Fiction, S '11) will be on panel at the Astro Blackness 2 Conference, Loyola Marymount University, …

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Community News & Updates January 2015

Happy New Year! ALUMNI Sheila Boneham (Creative Nonfiction/Cross Genre, S'13) had a lovely December. Her essay "A Question of Corvids," winner of the 2014 Prime Number Magazine Creative Nonfiction Award, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize and for the Best American Science and Nature Writing anthology. Her novel The Money Bird (Midnight Ink, 2013) is a finalist …

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Community News & Updates December 2014

ALUMNI Karen Bovenmyer (Popular Fiction, S’13) is thrilled to announce her space zombies story "Failsafe" (The Crimson Pact Volume 5, Iron Dragon Press, July 2013) has been listed by Ellen Datlow as an honorable mention for Year’s Best Horror 2013. This was the story she read from for her graduate reading. Note, you’ll see other Stonecoast names on …

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Community News & Updates October 2014

STONECOAST IN IRELAND Ted Deppe and Jeanne Marie Beaumont will be the faculty for the Stonecoast in Ireland residency in beautiful Dingle, County Kerry, next summer.  The residency will take place from 8 July to 15 July 2015.  An invitation to apply will be sent out to all students on 1 November 2014 and applications will be accepted …

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Community News & Updates September 2014

ALUMNI Patricia Barletta (Popular Fiction, W'12) has just signed a contract with Lachesis Publishing for her Stonecoast thesis, Moon Dark, a paranormal historical romance. The novel will be released in 2015. Eric M. Bosarge (Popular Fiction, W'12) is pleased to announce his short story Adytum appeared in volume two of The Darkness Internal published by Voluted Tales. Karen Bovenmyer (Popular …

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Community News & Updates May 2014

ALUMNI NEWS Karen Bovenmyer's (Popular Fiction, S'13) poem "NeverNever Holes" was published April 10 on ZingaraPoet. Bunny Goodjohn (Poetry, W'07) has creative nonfiction in the latest issue of Pithead Chapel. She has also wrangled a place on the Jessie duPont three-week summer-seminar series entitled "Constructing Childhood: Words and Pictures." Sandra McDonald (Popular Fiction, W'05) sold …

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Community News & Updates April 2014

ALUMNI NEWS Katie Bickham's (Poetry, S'13) first book of poems, The Belle Mar, won the Lena-Miles Wever Todd Competition and will be coming out in April 2015 through Pleiades and LSU Press. The prize also includes $2000. Sheila Boneham (Creative Nonfiction/Cross Genre, S'13) was writing on trains before it was cool and had two related …

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Community News & Updates March 2014

ALUMNI The young adult novel Being Henry David by Cal Armistead (Fiction, W'07) has been chosen as one of the books for the annual "Illinois Reads" program. Under the auspices of the Illinois Reading Council, this project was created to promote reading for all Illinois citizens, from birth to adult. Thirty-six titles were chosen (Being …

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Community News & Updates February 2014

ALUMNI Libby Cudmore (Popular Fiction, S'10) is thrilled to announce that she has accepted an offer of reprsentation from Jim McCarthy of Dystel & Goderich Literary Management. Anthony D'Aries (Creative Nonfiction, W'09) was recently interviewed by Mason's Road, Fairfield MFA's literary journal. He was also invited to present at Embry-Riddle University's President's Speaker Series on …

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