Eleanor Kedney Publishes New Poetry Collection with 3: A Tao Press
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Eleanor Kedney Publishes New Poetry Collection with 3: A Tao Press

Eleanor Kedney, former Writers Studio Tucson Director, has published Twelve Days from Transfer, her new poetry collection, “about womanhood—how it is defined, celebrated, and feared.” Kedney’s narrator is this powerful collection is described as “teeter[ing] on a fulcrum between a desperate desire to give birth and the complex emotions surrounding the inability to do so.”…

Andrea Marcusa’s “U.S. Threat Forecast” to Appear in Best Microfiction 2024

Andrea Marcusa’s “U.S. Threat Forecast” to Appear in Best Microfiction 2024

Writers Studio teacher Andrea Marcusa will have her story “U.S. Threat Forecast” published in Best Microfiction 2024. The Best Microfiction anthology series provides recognition for outstanding literary stories of 400 words or fewer. Congratulations, Andrea! The anthology is available for order here.

Lynn Schmeidler to Publish Debut Short Story Collection
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Lynn Schmeidler to Publish Debut Short Story Collection

This spring Lynn Schmeidler, former Writers Studio student, will publish her debut short story collection “Half-Lives,” winner of Autumn House Press’s Rising Writer Prize. Matt Bell, author of Appleseed, says, “Lynn Schmeidler’s Half-Lives is an extraordinary debut, an endlessly smart, endlessly cool, endlessly moving collection full of evocative desire and wonder.” Congratulations, Lynn! Half-Lives is available for…

Writers Studio San Francisco Student Maurya Kerr Publishes Chapbook
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Writers Studio San Francisco Student Maurya Kerr Publishes Chapbook

Maurya Kerr, a student in the Writers Studio San Francisco Master class, has published her first chapbook “Muttology” with Small Harbor Publishing. Congratulations, Maurya! Maurya is a bay area-based writer and artist. Her poetry has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, appears in multiple journals, including “Magma Poetry” and “Poet Lore,” and is anthologized in “The…

Stories by Therese Eiben and Cynthia Weiner Featured in “Coolest American Stories 2024”
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Stories by Therese Eiben and Cynthia Weiner Featured in “Coolest American Stories 2024”

Cynthia Weiner, Pushcart Prize-winner and assistant director of The Writers Studio, and Therese Eiben, former director of The Writers Studio Hudson Valley, have stories in the anthology “Coolest American Stories 2024.” Congratulations, Therese and Cynthia! To read Cynthia Weiner’s “A Castle in Outer Space” or Therese Eiben’s “Pass the Baby” in “Coolest American Stories 2024”…