News from around The Center for Fiction



We're pleased to bring you a round-up of publications, awards, and news from the members of the Center's community. And congrats to all these writers! 

Joy Baglio, who studied with Gabriel Roth at the Center, just published "How to Survive on Land" in the New Ohio Review. The story also received Honorable Mention (2nd place) in Ploughshare's Emerging Writer's Contest.


Our 2014 Emerging Writer Fellow Elysha Chang has a new story called "Mandarin Imperial" over at The Rumpus


Meg Charlton, a former writing student at the Center, published the story "Truly" in Blunderbuss Magazine


Jace Clayton, a member of our Writers' Studio, just published his first book, Uproot: Travels in 21st-Century Music and Digital Culture with FSG.  


Writers' Studio member Andrew Coe published a nonfiction book, A Square Meal: A Culinary History of the Great Depression (Harper), with Jane Ziegelman. 


2012 Emerging Writer Fellow Leopoldine Core just came out with her debut book of short stories called When Watched (Penguin Books). 


Dan Fitzpatrick has just launched Twenty Magazine, a publication about surfing that he worked on at the Writers' Studio. 


2015 Emerging Writer t'ai freedom ford's poetry book how to get over will be published in May. 


Christine Kendall, a writing student at the Center, published her debut novel for middle grade readers, Riding Chance, with Scholastic.


Writers' Studio Member Esther Krivda's is publishing her debut novel Where the What If Roams and the Moon is Louis Armstrong.


2014 Emerging Writer Su-Yee Lin's new story "Dream Machine" is out now. Su-Yee also published "The Monkey King Sleeps" in Strange Horizons in January. 


Suzanne Reisman, who studied with Alexander Chee at the Center in spring of 2015, published "When Your Husband is Arrested" in Flash Fiction Magazine. You can also check out her "Visiting Hour" on Bookanista. 


CFA student Andrew Riconda's story, "Drown with Me Tonight," has been accepted for publication by Manslaughter Review


2012 Emerging Writer Fellow and former CFA student, Seamus Scanlon, has a fourth flash fiction piece called "Degree of Difficulty" in The Mondays Are Murder series from Akashic Books. A previous piece, "The Resurrection Love Song" is in film pre-production.


And one of this year's Emerging Writer Fellows, Dan Sheehan, just had his debut novel Restless Souls purchased by UK publisher Weidenfeld & Nicolson. Look for it in 2018!