Faculty Book Collage

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  • Ruben Quesada named Executive Director of Artes Americas, the largest Latinx-focused art center in Central California.
  • Minda Reves joined the Spalding University faculty as an Assistant Professor and Director of the BFA in Creative Writing program
  • Professor Allison Hedge Coke was invited to speak before the US House Committee on Veteran's Affairs to detal her film project, "Along the Chaparral: Memorializing the Enshrined"
  • Professor Allison Hedge Coke edited Effigies III: Indigenous Pacific Islander Poetry, which is recommended by NBC News
  • Professor Kimberly Guerrero to co-star in a pilot for the CBS drama "The Republic of Sarah"
  • Vanessa Hua's debut novel A River of Stars optioned for film
  • Edgar Gomez has a nonfiction essay "Malcriado" in the Spring 2019 issue of Ploughshares
  • Professor Laila Lalami's latest novel The Other Americans reviewed in The Atlantic
  • Sara Borjas's poetry collection Heart like a Window, Mouth like a Cliff is mentioned by NBC LatinoBookRiot, and O! The Oprah Magazine
  • Joshua Jennifer Espinoza's poem "Birthday Suits" appears in Poetry
  • Ashanti Anderson's poem "Ode to Black Skin" appears in Poetry
  • Professor Laila Lalami's op-ed "I Am an Immigrant. Someday You Might Be, Too" appears in the New York Times
  • Amanda Oliver's essay "Fourteen Women Playing One Guitar" appears in Electric Literature
  • Carissa Atallah's play Voir Dire is one of four Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Finalists for the Gary Garrison National Ten-Minute Play Award
  • Lauren Mauldin published an article about the tragic end to her husband's addiction in the Los Angeles Times
  • Sara Borjas has three poems published at The Rumpus
  • Brandon Williams has a short story in the spring issue of Threepenny Review 
  • Regina Louise has had her memoir, Somebody's Someone, made into a film. I Am Somebody's Child airs on Lifetime on April 20, 2019
  • Professor Allison Hedge Coke co-edited Effigies III, a collection of poetry by indigenous Pacific Islander women
  • Professor Allison Hedge Coke was selected as the Excellent Foreign Poet of the First Jade Nurtured SiHui Female International Poetry Award, an inaugural international award for poetry with an internal nomination process 
  • Professor Susan Straight's article "Finding a geography of home in the Inland Empire" is in the LA Times
  • Courtney Lund's essay, "My First Year of Motherhood Taught Me How to Make a Marriage Last," appears in O, The Oprah Magazine
  •  Vickie Vertiz's poem "Only we make things beautiful just to destroy them" selected as an Academy of American Poets' Poem of the Day
  • Professor Allison Hedge Coke makes the list of The American Academy of Poets' "Badass Women" with her poem, "America, I Sing You Back"
  • Angel Garcia's book of poetry, Teeth Never Sleep, longlisted for 2019 PEN America Literary Awards
  • Andrew Justvig's full-length play, "Turkey, Stuffing, and Cerebral Palsy," chosen as the regional finalist for National Partners of American Theatre Award
  • Michael Robinson's ten-minute play "Rabbits" chosen as a regional finalist for the Kennedy Center American College 
  • Theatre Festival, and also chosen as the region's finalist for the Planet Earth Award for plays dealing with environmental  issues     
  • Carissa Atallah's ten-minute play "Voire Dire" chosen as a regional finalist for the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival     
  • Jennier Espinoza's poem "Things Haunt" selected as an Academy of American Poets' Poem of the Day
  • Jo Scott-Coe received a review of her book, Mass: A Sniper, A Father, and a Priest, in River Teeth
  • Rachelle Cruz named Inlandia Institute Literary Laureate for 2018-2020
  • Vanessa Hua's novel A River of Stars is included on "best books of 2018" lists from The Washington Post and NPR
  • Michael Carnick's Manny Fantasma won a European Cinematography Award for Best Web/TV Series
  • Courtney Lund tells the story of her mother's role in the capture of serial killer John Wayne Gacy in Harper's Bazaar
  • Eric Loya has a poem in the Fall 2018 issue of Prairie Schooner
  • Eva Konstantopoulos's film, Malevolent, featured on The Guardian's list of 10 scariest Netflix original movies     
  • Lauren Mauldin's essay How to Date Me (and my dead husband) published on Medium
  • Professor Robin Russin recently directed the independent feature film, When I Sing, co-starring Linda Chorney and Chris Mulkey, which won the People’s Choice Award at the Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival; the Special Jury Award for best low budget feature film at Worldfest Houston; and the Best U.S. Feature Film and the Grand Jury Award at Borderlands Film Festival. It has also been accepted as an official entry in the LA Femme International Film Festival in  Los Angeles; the East Lansing International Film Festival; Franklin International Independent FIlm Festival; and others
  • Professor Laila Lalami's latest novel, The Other Americans, now avaialble for pre-order
  • Flor Edwards discusses her book Apocolypse Child on Dr. Oz
  • Professor Katie Ford chats with The Rumpus about her new book of poetry, If You Have To Go
  • Sara Borjas has the poem of the day - "Lies I Tell" -  on Poets.org
  • Professor Allison Hedge Coke is one of the poets featured in the latest volume of American Poets in the 21st Century
  • Leelee Jackson's play Comb Your Hair (Or You'll Look Like a Slave) staged reading at the The Lyric Hyperion Theater 
  • Angel Garcia's Canto Prize-winning book of poetry, Teeth Never Sleep, now avaialble
  • Natassja Schiel's essay, "To Be Clean," is in Longreads
  • Vickie Vertiz's poem, "Laundromat," is in the San Fransico Chronicle
  • Professor Allison Hedge Coke and current MFA students featured in Press Enterprise article,"Why UC Riverside, local students are writing life stories of veterans buried at Riverside National Cemetery
  • Rachelle Cruz, winner of 2018 American Book Award for her poetry collection, God's Will for Monsters
  • Professor Laila Lalami announces her new novel, The Other Americans
  • Vanessa Hua interviewed on NPR about her new novel, A River of Stars
  • Professor Katie Ford announces publication of her latest book of poetry, If You Have To Go
  • Professor Charles Evered's film, Adopt a Sailor, now available to rent on Amazon Prime
  • Professor Allison Hedge Coke's poem "Temporal" featured in New York Times article, "Poetry is a Way of Being in the World That Wasn't Made for Us"
  • Professor Michael Jayme's essay, "The Hat: Remembering Jonathan Gold" appears in the Los Angeles Review of Books 

 

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