Kevin Vaughan-Brubaker (2001) is a public art project manager with the City of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture.He is secretary of the board for Nightboat Books, an independent literary press based in New York City, and teaches arts and humanities classes for the University of Phoenix Online.Founding Editor of Nightboat Books, Jennifer lives in New York City with her husband, fiction writer Josh Goldfaden.
His book of poems, The Small Mystery of Lapses, was published by Cleveland State University Press in 2006.
His translations of contemporary Icelandic poet Jóhann Hjálmarsson won the 2005 Toad Press International Chapbook Competition.
He also plays bass and keys in the band Mondegreen and collaborates with artists on public art projects and gallery installations. Jennifer Chapis (2000) has published poems in magazines and anthologies including The Iowa Review, Colorado Review, Mc Sweeney's online, Best New Poets, and Online Writing: Best of the First Ten Years.
She received the Florida Review Editor's Prize, the GSU Review Poetry Prize, and the Backwards City Poetry Series Prize for her chapbook, The Beekeeper's Departure.
His first adult literary novel, Father, Son and Holy Buddha, is in circulation.
Konigsberg has been a sports writer for the Associated Press and Named the 2014-15 Emerging Writer Lecturer at Gettysburg College, Martin is the recipient of a Wallace Stegner Fellowship and the Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award from The Iowa Review.Her work has been short-listed in Best American Short Stories and has won awards from the Bread Loaf and Sewanee Writers' conferences and the Atlantic Monthly. Wilhoit Fellow at Arizona State University and is currently an assistant professor of writing at Grand Valley State University, teaching fiction and creative nonfiction. Smith Award for New Voices by the Southern Regional Council and the University of Georgia Libraries.She lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan with fellow writer and ASU MFA alum W. (Goose Lane Editions, 2014), Unfamiliar Weather (Muses’ Company, 2005), and Other People’s Lives (Brick Books, 2009). Leaving Atlanta received numerous awards and accolades, including the Hurston/Wright Award for Debut Fiction.Each teaching assistantship carries a three course per year load and includes a tuition waiver and health insurance in addition to the TA stipend (,100 per year). Piper Center for Creative Writing students have additional opportunities including:480-965-6251Matthew. [email protected] contact Program Manager, Justin Petropoulos, with questions regarding the MFA Program Justin Petropoulos Ross Blakley Hall, 152(480) [email protected] Danielson is a Writer-at-Large (“Desert Correspondent”) for Feathertale Review, and his work has appeared in Gulf Coast, Juked, Superstition Review, Gravel, Able Muse, The Saturday Evening Post, and elsewhere.Diaz was born and raised in the Fort Mojave Indian Village in Needles, California.A graduate of Spelman College and the University of Iowa, she has taught at Prairie View A&M University, East Tennessee State University, the University of Illinois, and George Washington University.Currently, she is an Assistant Professor in the MFA program at Rutgers-Newark University.Bill Konigsberg (2005) is the winner of the 2009 Lambda Literary Award for young adult/children's books for Out of the Pocket.The novel made the Indie Next list for the fall of 2008, and was chosen for the ALA’s 2009 Rainbow List, and by the Cooperative Children’s Book Center as one of their 2009 Choices for teen novels.Stories from the collection have appeared in The PEN/O.Henry Prize Stories 2009, The Paris Review, Prairie Schooner, Epoch and other journals.