MFA Student & Alumni Bookshelf

Current MFA student Matt Prater’s (MFA 2018) chapbook, Mono No Aware (poetry), is due out in August 2015 from Finishing Line Press.

K.M.A. Sullivan’s (MFA 2011) first book, Necessary Fire (poetry), was published by Black Lawrence Press in April 2015.

Rob Talbert’s (MFA 2011) first book, Jagged Tune (poetry) was published by Mad Hat Press in January 2015.

Weston Cutter (MFA 2009) is the author of multiple books and chapbooks: Regulation Ghost (poetry) from Banango Editions (2015), Enough (poetry) from Burnside Review (2014), All Black Everything (poetry) from New Michigan Press (2012); (0,0) (poetry) from Floating Wolf Quarterly Chapbooks (2012), and You’d Be a Stranger Too (short stories) from BlazeVOX Books (2010).

Nathan Blake’s (MFA 2015) chapbook, Going Home Nowhere and Fast (short stories), was published by Winged City Press in March 2014.

Julia Tillinghast (MFA 2011) has a chapbook out from Snoot Books called Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth (poetry, 2014), and co-translated Dirty August, poems by Turkish poet Edip Cansever (Talisman House, 2013).

Megan Moriarty (MFA 2011) has a chapbook out from Finishing Line Press called From the Dictionary of Living Things (poetry, 2014).

Christopher Linforth (MFA 2013) has published a book, and an edited anthology: When You Find Us We Will Be Gone (short stories) from Lamar University Press (2014), andThe Anthem Guide to Short Fiction (edited anthology) from Anthem Press (2011).

L. Lamar Wilson’s (MFA 2010) first book, Sacrilegion (poetry), was published by Carolina Wren Press in 2013.  He is also the co-author of Prime: Poetry & Conversation from Sibling Rivalry Press (2014), along with Darrel Alejandro Holnes, Saeed Jones, Rickey Laurentiis, and Phillip B. Williams.

Quinn White (MFA 2014) has a chapbook out from Dancing Girl Press called My Moustache (poetry, 2013).

Jeremy Griffin’s (MFA 2009) first book, A Last Resort for Desperate People: Stories and a Novella, was published by Stephen F. Austin University Press in 2012.

Robert Walker’s (MFA 2010) first book, The Buoyancy of it All (poetry), was published by New Sins Press in 2012.

Journal Publications by VT MFA Students & Alumni (2015-16)

Anuradha Bhowmik (MFA 2018) has new poems in The Boiler, Origins, and Lunch Ticket, a prose piece in Pithead Chapel, and poetry and prose forthcoming in Star 82 ReviewAfter the PauseThe Susquehanna Review, and Lumen

Matt Prater (MFA 2018) has new poems in drafthorse literary journalTown Creek PoetryFresh BreathKudzuThe Pikeville ReviewThe Honest Ulsterman,Revolution JohnArtemisYour One Phone CallIn-Flight Literary MagazineThe Indus StreamsGOWP Zine 2, Sonic Boom 2, and West Trade Review, and forthcoming in Appalachian JournalThe Moth, and Munyori Literary Journal.

Pat Siebel (MFA 2018) has a new essay in Cartridge Lit: “You Will Write Yourself All Over Again: A Los Santos Memoir.”

Xandria Phillips (MFA 2017) has new poems in NeplantaWinter Tangerine Review,plain chinaSiDEKiCK Literary JournalOrigins, and Glitterwolf, and work forthcoming in West Branch.

Beejay Silcox (MFA 2017) has a short story in the 2015 book Letting Go - An Anthology of Attempts

Matty Bennett (MFA 2016) has two poems in Philadelphia Gay News: one in the 2015 Summer LGBTQ Youth Supplement, and another in the 2015 Winter LGBTQ Youth Supplement, as well as a poem in the inaugural issue of The Wild Ones: A Quarterly Queer Lit Rag.

Freddy Fuentes (MFA 2016) has a new story—“Espiritu Santo”—in the Spring 2015 issue of Cold Mountain Review.

Amy Long (MFA 2016) has a prose piece, “Product Warning,” in the Best American Experimental Writing 2015 anthology (Wesleyan Press, forthcoming 2016) and an essay—“On Opiates with The Mom”—in The Heavy Feather Review 5.1 (Winter 2015). 

Lisa Summe (MFA 2016) has new poems in Tampa ReviewTinderbox Poetry Journal2, Tar River PoetryRHINOSmartish Pace 22, Word RiotSundog Lit 6, andRevolution House.

Joseph Truscello (MFA 2016) has new stories in Saranac Review and Sonora Review, and fiction forthcoming in BULL Men’s Fiction and Bartleby Snopes.

Jeff Haynes (MFA 2015) has new poems in issue 21.1 of Fourteen HillsYalobusha Review 21, The Hollins Critic 51.1, and Word Riot.