Fall 2022





Summer Christiansen (2023) was awarded an Individual Artist Grant from the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council for $1,000 in September 2022. This money will be used for a personal writing retreat and creative nonfiction books.


Hannah Comerford (2019) gave a lecture titled "Poetry Can Help You Write Anything" for the Fieldmoot online conference. The recording can be found here.

Kate Carroll de Gutes (2010) was recognized by the Tanne Foundation for outstanding artistic achievement with an unrestricted financial award. This will give Kate time to finish her newest essay collection, Will We See You In Something More Feminine Tomorrow?

Erin Coughlin Hollowell (2009) was appointed a 2022–2025 fellow of the Black Earth Institute, a community of artist-fellows and scholar-advisers creating a more ethical world.

Katie Humphries (2021) has joined the faculty at Highline College as a part-time English instructor.

Preeti Parikh (2021) was granted an artist residency by Millay Arts in October, and her work was a finalist in the 2022 BOMB Magazine Poetry Contest. This summer, she was also an administrative staff scholar at the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference.


Wendy Call was awarded the 2022 John Frederick Nims Memorial Prize for the best translations to have appeared in Poetry magazine in the last year, as well as a 2023 residency at the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation in Taos, New Mexico, to work on an essay collection.