Success: Lisa Knight’s Post-Certificate Work

Success: Lisa Knight’s Post-Certificate Work

Feature Film Certificate alum Lisa Knight has had writing and career success recently, which she attributes to lessons and encouragement attained in the Writers’ Program. Lisa says, “I wasn’t sure I could find a paying job doing what I love until I...
Success: Bekah Rossman’s Recent Essay Publications

Success: Bekah Rossman’s Recent Essay Publications

Creative Writing Certificate student Bekah Rossman recently had essays published, both workshopped in Writers’ Program classes. She says of the experience, “I went from not writing since 1998 to beginning a memoir and having three pieces published within three months....
Success: Indra Zuno Wins IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award

Success: Indra Zuno Wins IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award

Former student Indra Zuno recently won the gold prize in the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards for Historical Fiction for her debut novel Freedom Dues. She says of the experience, “I’m sincerely still in a state of slight disbelief. There were times when I doubted I...
Success: Instructor Donald Martin’s Latest Movie

Success: Instructor Donald Martin’s Latest Movie

Instructor Donald Martin has a new film coming out next month. Queen Bees, starring Ellen Burstyn, James Caan, Ann-Margret, Jane Curtin and Christopher Lloyd will be in cinemas nationwide and on PVOD starting June 11, 2021. Donald says about the movie, “At its core,...
Success: Leanne Ogasawara Wins Calvino Prize

Success: Leanne Ogasawara Wins Calvino Prize

Creative Writing Certificate student Leanne Ogasawara’s story “Bare Bones” won the 2020 Calvino Prize. You can read the story here: http://louisville.edu/miraclemonocle/issue-16/leanne-ogasawara. She says of the experience, “Around Christmas, I learned that my story...
Success: Instructor Norman Kolpas’ New Book

Success: Instructor Norman Kolpas’ New Book

Longtime instructor Norman Kolpas recently published a new food book. He says, “I was asked by Reaktion Books, a well-respected book publisher based in London, to write a history of foie gras for their “Edible” series of single subject books on food....

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