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Kevin Cooley has been named the 2020 Lucy Shelton Caswell Research Award winner by the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library at Ohio State University. This $2500 award will fund work on his forthcoming projects “Queer Beyond Here: Animated Sex and How To Get Used to It,” and his biography of the forgotten cartoonist, George O. Frink.
Karina A. Vado‘s essay, “We Bleed in Mestizaje: Corporeal Utopias and Mestiza Futurities in Gloria Anzaldúa’s Light in the Dark/Luz en lo Oscuro” appears in Race and Utopian Desire in American Literature and Society.
News of Former Students
David Koehn, ENG/CW, MFA – Poetry 1992
2nd Full Length Book of Poetry: Scatterplot by David Koehn (Omnidawn 2020)
1. Reviewed in Publishers Weekly: https://www.publishersweekly.com/9781632430779
2. University of Chicago Press distribution listing: https://www.press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/distributed/S/bo50382549.html
3. Omnidawn Publishing: https://www.omnidawn.com/product/scatterplot-david-koehn/
4. And you can find me teaching with Brenda Hillman, Hoa Nguyen, Craig Santos Perez, and Carl Philips at the Omnidawn 2020 Poetry Conference: http://www.omnidawn.com/conference/
Michael Hammerle, in the capacity of EiC, produced Issue Two of Middle House Review released early January, 2020. To close out 2019, he had a memoir “Congratulations” published by Split Lip Magazine. He also had a short story “One Bird In-Hand is Worth Ten in the Bush” published by Bull: Men’s Fiction. Split Lip Magazine followed up his memoir with a feature and a short interview.
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