Alumni: 2013

Ocean Vuong (2013)

Born in Saigon, Vietnam, Ocean Vuong is the author of two chapbooks: NO (YesYes Books, 2013) and BURNINGS (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2010), which was selected...

Jesse Nissim (2013)

Jesse Nissim is the author of three poetry chapbooks: Alphabet for M (Dancing Girl Press); SELF NAMED BODY (Finishing Line Press); and Day Cracks Between...

Jay Deshpande (2013)

Jay Deshpande's poetry has recently appeared or is forthcoming in Phantom Limb, Bodega, Narrative, Sixth Finch, Vinyl, Boxcar Poetry Review, and elsewhere. He holds a...

Emily Brandt (2013)

Emily Brandt edits No, Dear, a poetry journal for New York City writers, and teaches English at The School for International Studies, a public high...

Jackie Thomas-Kennedy (2013)

Jackie Thomas-Kennedy is the recipient of fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, the Ucross Foundation, and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown.   Her work has...

Robert Proehl (2013)

Bob Proehl is a writer, DJ and bookseller living in Ithaca, NY. His short fiction has appeared in Stone Canoe, Essays & Fictions, The Cleveland...

Racquel Goodison (2013)

Racquel Goodison is an Assistant Professor of English at the City University of New York. She has been a resident at Yaddo and a recipient of...

Jacob Dawson (2013)

Born a military brat, Jacob Dawson began his career as a storyteller navigating the many new schools, new neighborhoods, and nearly terrible situations that somehow...

Michael Vahrenwald (2013)

Michael Vahrenwald is a photographer born in Davenport, Iowa and currently lives in New York City. He holds a B.F.A from The Cooper Union and a M.F.A...

Dina Kantor (2013)

Dina Kantor received her M.F.A from the School of Visual Arts in 2007 and her B.A from the University of Minnesota in 1999. For the past...

Julieve Jubin (2013)

Julieve Jubin received her M.F.A from Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester, NY. She is a photo-based artist working with digital and experimental approaches to the...

Melissa Hacker (2013)

Melissa Hacker is a film and video maker who works with themes of memory, history, family and loss. She holds a B.F.A from NYU and...

Scrap Wrenn (2013)

“Scrapworm” Wrenn creates large-scale photographic collage works with a time-developed, distinctive paper layering technique. Her collage process transforms recorded moments into immersive photomontage landscapes that...

Amanda Mathis (2013)

Amanda C. Mathis was born in Orlando, FL and currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Her work encompasses site-specific interventions, photography, collage, and notions...

Patte Loper (2013)

Patte Loper was born in Colorado and grew up in Florida, where she first developed an appreciation for the ways nature and culture can overlap....

Daren Kendall (2013)

Daren Kendall's current work is site specific: a room in an historic house, a pedestrian courtyard, a concrete hallway, or a raw work space shape...

Loie Hollowell (2013)

Loie Hollowell lives and paints in Queens, NY . She received a BA from the University of California, Santa Barbara and an MFA from Virginia...

Katya Grokhovsky (2013)

Katya Grokhovsky is a Brooklyn based, Ukrainian-born, Australian-raised multidisciplinary artist. She works in performance, video, installation, photography, sculpture, drawing and painting. She has an MFA...

Michael Ferris Jr. (2013)

Michael Ferris Jr. currently lives and works in Bronx, NY. Ferris received his B.F.A from KCAI in 1991 and his M.F.A from Indiana University in...

Patrick Berran (2013)

Patrick Berran is a painter currently living and working in Brooklyn. He earned his B.F.A. from Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, VA) and his M.F.A. in...