Alumni News

Miranda K. Pennington’s debut nonfiction book, A Girl Walks into a Book, a hybrid memoir of growing up reading the Brontës, will be published in spring 2017 by Seal Press. Miranda graduated from IC in 2007 with a Bachelor of Music and a Writing minor; last year she completed her MFA in Creative Nonfiction from Columbia University. Currently, she’s adjunct University Writing faculty at Columbia University and writing instructor of Uptown Stories in Washington Heights. She’s also managing editor at Neuwirth & Associates, a publishing services company. Miranda has published in The American Scholar Online, The Toast, the Ploughshares blog, and The Catapult podcast.

Zachary Tyler Vickers’ debut collection of stories, Congratulations on Your Martyrdom!, was published on June 1, 2016 by Break Away Books/Indiana University Press. Zach graduated IC in 2006 with a BA in Writing and a minor in Screenwriting. He's also a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and his fiction has appeared in The Iowa Review, The American Reader, KGB Bar Lit Magazine, DIAGRAM, Hobart, and elsewhere.

Dylan Emmons’ memoir, Living in Two Worlds: On Being a Social Chameleon with Asperger’s, was released in March of 2016 by Jessica Kingsley Publishers. The memoir grew out of the senior project that Dylan completed with Professor Nick Kowalczyk just before graduating from the Writing program in 2012.



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