For more information about our current students, please see the Students page. Below find more specific news about our alumni.
MFA Alumni at AWP-New York (2008): Shawnsey Rudolph (2009), Leah Norton (2010) (front row); Ashleigh Eisinger (2009), Meredith Dodson (2010), Jackson Tucker (2010), (2nd row); Marie Elliot (2010), Will Torrey (2010) (back row).
Read Will Torrey’s August 23, 2013 “Working Writers Series” interview online at The Missouri Review. Will’s story “Trabajar” won Zone 3’s 2011 Editors’ Prize.
Watch a short film by Marie Elliot, Assistant Professor, Communication Arts/Area Head, Mass Media at Valdosta State University.
Read “Old English Rune Poem,” a new translation by Miller Oberman (2006), published in Poetry (July/August 2013). She is also a past recipient of the Poetry Foundation’s Ruth Lilly Fellowship. Her collection Useful was a finalist for the 2012 National Poetry Series.
Ashlee Adams Crews (MFA 2006) has published her stories in McSweeney’s, The Southern Review, and Prairie Schooner. “Bird Feed” (in McSweeney’s) won a Pushcart Prize in 2010. Her story “Church Time” won NC State’s 2011 James Hurst Prize. In 2012, her collection Called Out was a finalist for the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction, and in 2013 she received the Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award. Read her story “Restoration” online at Shenandoah.
Bill Torgerson’s (2007) most recent novel is Horseshoe (Cherokee McGhee, 2012). He teaches at St. John’s University. Check out his blog “The Torg” to stay in touch!
And keep in touch with all our outstanding alumni and current MFA students at the MFA program’s Facebook group page.
ABOUT GEORGIA COLLEGE: Georgia College, the state’s designated Public Liberal Arts University, combines the educational experience expected at esteemed private liberal arts colleges with the affordability of public higher education. Its four colleges – arts and sciences, business, education and health sciences – provide 6,600 undergraduate and graduate students with an exceptional learning environment that extends beyond the classroom, with hands-on involvement with faculty research, community service, residential learning communities, study abroad and myriad internships.
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