Jon Riccio

Poetry Participant, '15,'19

His chapbook Eye, Romanov was published in July as one of the James Tate Prize’s shared winners (SurVision Books). His chapbook Bayou Oncology will be published in 2022 with Osmanthus Press.

Molly Giles

Writers Workshops Teaching Staff

Her fifth story collection, Wife with Knife, won the Leapfrog Press Global Fiction Prize and is being published both by Leapfrog Press in the US in November 2021 and by Can of Worms Press in the UK in 2022.

A.W. “Tony” Scott

Screenwriting Workshop Participant '12

His satirical short film “Representation Matters?” was named “Best Short Film” at the Atman Film Festival in Los Angeles on 10/31/21. The film also garnered nominations for “Best Script”, “Best Actor”, and won for “Best Actress” at the Atman Film Festival. The film has also been screened at the Buenos Aries Film Festival and Osaka International Film Festival, and several other festivals in the United States, earning nominations for “Best Film”, “Best Script” and “Best Director”.

Freeman Ng

Writers Workshop participant '19

His debut picture book, a biography of the seminal haiku poet Matsuo Basho (written entirely in haiku, of course!) was released by Stone Bridge Press on October 19, 2021.

A.W. “Tony” Scott

Screenwriting Workshop Participant '12

He and his writing partner Jean Su’s pilot script “Leading Edge”, an Asian female-led one hour drama television series set in Silicon Valley, was named “Outstanding Drama Pilot” at the Catalyst Story Institute 2021 Content Festival (formerly ITV Fest) for television and web series content.

Jackie Davis Martin

Writers Workshop Participant '14

Her novel Stopgaps was published in May, 2021 and is available through Bookbaby. com or

Chelsea B. DesAutels

Poetry Workshop Participant, '18

Her first poetry collection, A Dangerous Place, was published by Sarabande Books in October, 2021.

Jeff Adams

Writers Workshop Participant, '19

His short story “The Stonecutter’s Wife” appears in Otoliths.

Antonia Angress

Writers Workshop participant '19

Her debut novel, Sirens and Muses, will be published by Penguin Random House in July, 2022.