Category: Novels

Isadora Beeler Deese to publish debut science fiction YA novel

Isadora Beeler Deese, Playwriting ’94, announces the publication of her debut science fiction Young Adult novel, Right of Capture, by Pelekinesis Press on October 15, 2016. The adventure follows an epic sibling rivalry that coincides with a brutal race among global contenders to own the world-changing resource buried deep inside the teens. It is the […]

Caroline Woods’s debut novel to be published by Tyrus Books

We’re thrilled to announce that Caroline Woods’s debut novel, Fräulein M., will be published by Tyrus Books (F+W Media) on January 1, 2017!  The novel explores the fates and family secrets of orphaned sisters propelled to opposite sides of seedy and splendid Weimar Berlin, one swept up in cabaret culture, the other in Hitler Youth. […]

Praise for Tim Floreen’s debut novel, new book out this fall

Tim Floreen (Fiction 2005) published his first novel last October, a young adult science fiction thriller from Simon & Schuster called Willful Machines. In a starred review, Kirkus called it “gothic, gadgety, and gay” (which Tim himself says is an accurate assessment). The New York Public Library named it one of the best teen books […]

Micah Nathan in the Paris Review and Glimmer Train

We’re excited to share that an excerpt from Micah Nathan’s (Fiction 2010) novel In Search of Absolutely Nothing is forthcoming in Glimmer Train‘s latest issue!  In addition, Micah recently published this entertaining piece on Satanism and growing up in the suburbs of Los Angeles in the Paris Review‘s Halloween edition. Congrats, Micah! Micah Nathan has written several novels, […]

Christopher Robinson and Gavin Kovite publish novel

Christopher Robinson (Poetry 2006) and his friend, Gavin Kovite, have written a novel together called War of the Encyclopaedists! The book was published by Scribner on May 19 and has been receiving fantastic press all month, including a review in the New York Times, a profile in the Seattle Times, and an interview in the Wall Street Journal. The novel, based loosely on the authors’ lives, […]

The Latest on Kimberly Elkins’ What Is Visible

Kimberly Elkins’ (fiction ’10) debut novel, What Is Visible (Grand Central/Twelve, 6/14) continues to garner critical acclaim! It received a wonderful review by Barbara Kingsolver on the cover of the New York Times Book Review and was picked as a NYTBR Editors’ Choice, in addition to being chosen as The Most Inspirational Book of 2014 […]

Alumni News

Happy November and welcome back to the blog! We’re happy to share the latest items in alumni news. -Congratulations to Kevin Shushtari (Fiction ’09), recipient of the Forugh Farrokhzad Fellowship Award: Janee J. Baugher (Poetry ’92)’s debut collection of poems, Coordinates of Yes (Alahada Books), was released in March 2010. Visit Janee’s website for […]