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Our Students

Writers from around the world come to study at the MFA Program Rutgers-Camden.

Click for a list of recent student publications. Here are some books by our alumni:

Chinelo Okrapanta, author of Happiness, Like Water

Brian Heston, author of the poetry collection If You Find Yourself, winner of Main Street Rag’s Annual Poetry Book Award
Therese Halscheid, author of poetry collections Frozen Latitudes, Uncommon Geography, Greatest Hits 1993-2006, Without Home, and Powertalk 
Leslie Rapparlie, author of Writing and Experiential Education: Practical Activities and Lesson Plans to Enrich Learning

Nabina Das
, author of the short fiction collection The House of Twining Roses – Stories of the Mapped and UnMapped,  the novel Footprints in the Bajra, and the poetry collection Into the Migrant City

Susan Muaddi Darraj, author of the short story collection Inheritance of Exile, finalist in the Associated Writing Programs contest for fiction, and editor of the anthology Scheherazade’s Legacy: Arab and Arab American Women on Writing

Kate Delaney, author of the poetry collection Reading Darwin

Barbara Daniels, author of the poetry collections The Woman Who Tries to Believe and Rose Fever 

Paul Lisicky, author of a collection of short nonfiction, Unbuilt Projects, the memoir Famous Builder, the novel Lawnboy, and the forthcoming memoir, The Narrow Door

Gregory Pardlo, author of the poetry collection Totem 

Carol Plum-Ucci, author of young adults novels including The Night My Sister Went Missing, The Body of Christopher Creed, and The She

Robert Pulcini, screenwriter and director of the movies American Splendor and The Nanny Diaries 

Agnes Rossi, author of novels Split Skirt and The Houseguest, and the short story collections The Quick and Athletes and Artists

Kathleen Volk Miller and Marion Wrenn, co-editors of The Painted Bride Quarterly 

Lisa Tracy, author of the nonfiction books Muddy Waters: The Legacy of Katrina and Rita, The Gradual Vegetarian, and Objects Of Our Affection

Brad Windhauser, author of the novel Regret