Debut novel by alumna Micaiah Johnson to be published in 2020

2016 MFA alumna Micaiah Johnson’s debut science fiction novel, The Space Between Worlds, has been acquired by UK publisher Hodder and Stoughton, with US rights selling to Crown. The novel is planned for a simultaneous publication in the US and UK in 2020.  Read more here. 

Alumna Mariam Williams named Project Director for PACSCL’s Chronicling Resistance

Alumna Mariam Williams (MFA ’17) has been hired as Project Director for Chronicling Resistance, a Pew Center for Arts and Heritage-funded project of the Pennsylvania Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries. This project will highlight the history of resistance movements in the Philadelphia region as reflected in member collections, as well as develop new ways … Continue reading Alumna Mariam Williams named Project Director for PACSCL’s Chronicling Resistance

Alumna Mimi Mondal is a Finalist for the Hugo Award

2017 MFA alumna Mimi Mondal is a finalist for the Hugo Award, science fiction’s highest honor, for Luminescent Threads: Connections to Octavia E. Butler, which she co-edited with Alexandra Pierce. The anthology collects essays, articles, and interviews that draw connections between celebrated science fiction author Butler and writers around the world. Mondal, who was born in India and lives in … Continue reading Alumna Mimi Mondal is a Finalist for the Hugo Award