On January 30, Rachel and Matt Greengold welcomed their new son Sebastian Scott Greengold. He was born 8lbs and 19 inches long.
MATC alumna Alexandra Podwalny has accepted the Communications Executive position at Mercom Capital Group in Austin, Texas. Alexandra graduated from the MATC program in fall 2014.
MFA fiction student Allison Grace Myers will present “Idiosyncrasy and Isolation: The Pleasures of Language in Lorrie Moore’s ‘Which Is More Than I Can Say About Some People'” at the University of Wisconsin – Madison’s conference, “Dirty Talk: The Forms and Language of Pleasure.”
MFA fiction student Jane Hawley had a story published by Day One, Amazon’s literary journal for emerging authors. “The Suitcases of San Leon” is available at http://www.amazon.com/The-Suitcases-Le%C3%B3n-Short-Story-ebook/dp/B00Q7H3FLQ.
At this year’s Southwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference in Albuquerque, Lecturer Anne Winchell will present “Female Representation and Sexualization in Tabletop Gaming”: Lecturer Laura Sims will present “Gender, Gamergate, and the Middle Ages: Second Verse, Same as the First”; and Undergraduate English Major Brittany Mari Landgrebe, “Healing Potions: Video Games as a Tool for Coping with Loss and Trauma.” Anne Winchell’s article “Video Games as a New Form of Interactive Literature” appears in a special issue of Syllabus Journal: http://www.syllabusjournal.org/.
Lecturer and MFA graduate Logan Fry has a poem forthcoming in Fence.
Deb Balzhiser’s article, “Participatory Media & Culture: The Spirit of the Human,” written with Caroline Jones and former MATC students Julie Good and Tate English, appears in the latest issue of Technoculture.
2007 MFA fiction graduate Amelia Gray has a story in the February 9 issue of The New Yorker. It is from her story collection, Gutshot, which will be published by Farrar, Strauss & Giroux in April.