Marcelo Hernandez Castillo
Poetry Workshop, '11
Marcelo Hernandez Castillo recently sold his memoir, Children Of The Land, at auction to Harper Collins Publishers via Mary Evans Agency Inc. and he also won the annual A. Poulin Jr., first book prize from BOA Editions for his poetry manuscript Cenzontle, judged by Brenda Shaughnessy. Furthermore, his first poetry chapbook, Dulce, was chosen by Chris Abani as the winner of the Drinking Gourd prize and will be forthcoming from Northwestern University Press.
Attended with the help of The Lucille Clifton Scholarship
Dylan Brie Ducey
Writers Workshops Participant, '15
Dylan’s short story, “The Perfect Mother,” appeared in The Tishman Review in January, 2017. A micro fiction entitled “Three a.m.” appeared in Minola Review in March, 2017. Another short story, “God Bless the Child,” appeared in Sou’wester’s spring 2017 issue. “The Dare” appeared in Split Lip in May, 2017. And Gargoyle published a short story, “Effacée Like Me,” in its 66th issue this summer. Her story, “The Talisman,” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and long-listed for Wigleaf’s Top 50.
Attended with the help of the Carlisle Family Scholarship
Writers Workshop Participant '09
Her second book of fiction, Fight Like a Man and Other Stories We Tell Our Children, was published by the University of New Mexico Press, 2017.
Attended with the help of the Ancinas Family Scholarship