Miscellany – January 30, 2014


MFA fiction student Heather Lefebvre’s story’s “Baby” appears online at Story|Houston: http://www.storyhouston.com/?page_id=1921.

Pinfan Zhu’s article “On the Right Strategy for Translating Technical and Business Information” was published in the latest issue of the International Journal of Education and Social Science. His “Translation Criteria: How They May Affect International Business” was accepted by the Journal of Technical Writing and Communication for a forthcoming issue.

MARC graduate and MFA fiction student Graham Oliver has an essay entitled “How to Write Like George R. R. Martin” at Fiction Advocate: http://fictionadvocate.com/2015/01/28/how-to-write-like-george-r-r-martin/.

MFA fiction student Anabel Graff was named one of three winners of the 2014 Prada-Feltrinelli Prize, which celebrates emerging writers.  The ceremony was held on January 19 at Prada headquarters in Milan. Her story, “The Prom at the End of the World,” released by Italian publishing house Giangiacomo Feltrinelli Editore, is available at http://www.prada.com/en/eyewear/special-projects/prada-journal-2014.html.

Eric Leake’s interview with Nancy Sommers, “Enter the Process in Uncertainty,” written with David Masiel, appears in the latest issue of Writing on the Edge.

MFA fiction graduate Katie Angermeier Haab is the new Executive Director of the Austin Bat Cave, which offers guidance to young creative writers: http://austinbatcave.org/.

MFA poetry student Autumn Hayes has been invited to read at Houston’s Public Poetry reading series this spring and fall.

MFA fiction student Allison Myers’ short story “Conditions” has won the John Steinbeck Award. The prize is sponsored by Reed Magazine, which will publish the story later this spring.

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