Faculty and Student Accomplishments
Latest Faculty Books
David Armand, Debt, 2018, published by Blue Horse Press.
Anne Babson, Dolly Shot, 2018, published by Dancing Girl Press.
Jack Bedell, No Brother, This Storm, 2018, published by Mercer University Press.
Canese Jarboe, dark acre, 2018, published by Willow Springs Books
Alison Pelegrin, Our Lady of the Flood, 2018, published by Diode Editions
Alison Pelegrin has been awarded a Board of Regents Atlas Grant for support in 2019-20 to complete a book of poems, Feast Days. The evaluators describe the poems’ setting and subject as “both a contemporary real and simultaneously figurative Louisiana. The poems will consider cycles of destruction and rebirth that take place on both of these planes.”
Brianna Poché has been awarded the 2018-19 Distinguished Graduate Fellowship in
the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Brianna is pursuing an M.A. in
English with a Concentration in Professional Writing. The fellowship awards $3500 in
addition to her regular stipend. Congratulations to Bree.
Aimee Harris, class of 2018, accepted an offer as a Technical Writer/Editor with the cybersecurity company, Rapid7. After training in Boston, Aimee both travels and works remotely from home.
Isaiah Thomas, class of 2018, accepted an offer to law school from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Sadey Pfister, class of fall 2017, accepted a 10th Grade English teaching position at Ponchatoula High.
Zachary Slawson, class of 2017, accepted a position as a Technician at the Neill Corporation in Hammond.