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September 2008

Visiting Assistant Professor Elizabeth Kadetsky’s essay “Modeling School” appears in Going Hungry, published this month by Anchor.

The War Against Miss Winter, the first novel in Kathryn Miller Haines’ Rosie Winter Mystery series, has been nominated for a Reader’s Choice Award by the Salt Lake County Library Association. (MFA 1998)

Current MFA student Mark Kramer’s “Immigrant Stories” is one of seven essays featured in Creative Nonfiction’s latest publication, Pittsburgh in Words.

Hey! Cathy Day is in here, too! Read “Week 4: Colts @ Jets, or Against the Odds”.

Brendan Kerr’s “The Sunbather” has been chosen as one of ten finalists for the Wordstock short fiction award.  And another story, “The Believer,” has been selected as one of 25 finalists for the Glimmer Train Family Matters short fiction award. (MFA 2007) 
                                                        
West Virginia University Eberly School of Arts and Sciences presented Professor Chuck Kinder with an Alumni Recognition Award

Kristin Naca’s Bird Eating Bird (Harper Collins, 2009) was named winner of the National Poetry Series contest, judged by Yusef Komunyakaa. In this video, she sits down with the Pulitzer Prize winning poet who thought her work was the best.  (MFA 2003)

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