Alumni Publications

Read about our graduates’ accomplishments on our Twitter and Facebook pages, as well as on our Program Blog. Below is a list of books published by our alumni.


Author, Class Year Title Publisher Release Year
Katherine Chen, 2021 Joan Penguin Random House 2022
Caroline Woods, 2009 The Lunar Housewife Doubleday 2022
Lisa Taddeo, 2017 Ghost Lover Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster 2022
Omer Friedlander, 2019 The Man Who Sold Air in the Holy Land Penguin Random House 2022
Weike Wang, 2015 Joan Is Okay Penguin Random House 2022
Ha Jin, 1994 A Song Everlasting Pantheon Books 2021
Dariel Suarez, 2012 The Playwright’s House Red Hen Press 2021
Lisa Taddeo, 2017 Animal Simon & Schuster 2021
Megan Collins, 2008 The Winter Sister Atria Books / Simon & Schuster 2019
H.M. Naqvi, 2006 The Selected Works of Abdullah (The Cossack) HarperCollins India and Black Cat (Grove Atlantic) 2019
John Rosengren, 1994 A Clean Heart Mango Press 2019
Dariel Suarez, 2012 A Kind of Solitude Willow Spring Books 2019
Molly McCloskey, 2018 Straying Scribner 2018
Molly McCloskey, 2018 When Light Is Like Water Penguin, UK 2017
Lisa Rosinsky, 2016 Inevitable & Only Boyds Mills Press 2017
Sharon Pywell, 1989 The Romance Reader’s Guide to Life Flatiron Books / Macmillan 2017
Weike Wang, 2015 Chemistry Knopf 2017
Caroline Woods, 2008 Fraulein M. Tyrus Books/Simon & Schuster 2017
Louie Cronin, 1994 Everone Loves You Back Gorsky Press 2016
Peter Ho Davies, 1994 The Fortunes Houghton Mifflin 2016
Isadora Deese, 1995 Right of Capture Pelekinesis 2016
Rachel DeWoskin, 2000 Blind Penguin 2016
John Domini, 1974 Movieola! Dzanc Books 2016
Jowhor Ile, 2017 And After Many Days Tim Duggan Books / Crown 2016
Ha Jin, 1993 The Boat Rocker Pantheon Books 2016
Julia Johnson, 1982 Be Frank With Me William Morrow / HarperCollins 2016
Askold Melnyczuk, 1978 Smedley’s Secret Guide to World Literature PFP, Inc. 2016
Sue Miller, 1980 Family Pictures Harper Perennial 2016
Andrew Mozina, 1990 Contrary Motion Spiegel & Grau 2016
Lili Anolik, 2003 Dark Rooms William Morrow / Harper Collins 2015
Tim Floreen, 2005 Willful Machines Simon & Schuster 2015
Patricia Park, 2009 Re Jane Penguin / Viking, Pamela Dorman 2015
Christopher Robinson, 2006 War of the Encyclopaedists  Scribner 2015
Steve Sohmer, 1992 Favorite Son Amazon 2015
Melanie Sumner, 1987 How to Write a Novel Vintage Contemporaries 2015
Jessica Treadway, 2002 Lacy Eye Grand Central / Hacette 2015
Kimberley Elkins, 2010 What Is Visible Little, Brown 2014
Jim Gavin, 2012 Middle Men: Stories Simon & Schuster 2014
William Giraldi, 2004 Hold the Dark Liveright / Norton 2014
Robert Greer, 1989 The Devil’s Hatband Amazon 2014
Saskya Jain, 2010 Fire Under Ash Random House 2014
Ha Jin, 1993 A Map of Betrayal Pantheon Books 2014
Miriam Lipson, 2012 The Cloud of Unknowing Yeti Publishing 2014
Sue Miller, 1980 The Arsonist Knopf 2014
Jennifer Anne Moses, 1983 Tales From My Closet Scholastic 2014
Maya Sloan, 2007 Rich Kids of Instagram Simon & Schuster / Gallery Books 2014
Jessica Treadway, 2002 And Give You Peace Graywolf 2014
Christopher Castellani, 1999 All This Talk of Love Algonquin 2013
Steven Goldleaf, 1978 (editor of John O’Hara) The New York Stories Penguin Classics 2013
Robert Greer, 1989 Limited Time Amazon 2013
Daphne Kalotay, 1994 Sight Reading: A Novel HarperCollins 2013
Jhumpa Lahiri, 1993 The Lowland Knopf 2013
Jessica Lott, 2004 The Rest of Us Simon & Schuster 2013



Author, Class Year Title Publisher Release Year
Lisa Hiton, 2011 Afterfeast Tupelo Press 2022
Carl Phillips, 1993 Then the War Macmillan 2022
Erin Belieu, 1995 Come Hither Honeycomb Copper Canyon Press 2021
Rebecca Kaiser Gibson, 1996 Girl as Birch Bauhan Publishing 2021
Martin Edumunds, 1996 Flame in a Stable Arrowsmith Press 2021
Aaron Caycedo-Kimura, 2020 Ubasute Slapering Hol Press 2021
Kate Hollander, 2006 My German Dictionary The Waywiser Press 2020
Rebecca van Laer, 2010 How to Adjust to the Dark Curbside Splendor 2019
D.M. Aderibigbe, 2016 How The End First Showed University of Wisconsin Press 2018
Sasenarine Persaud, 2006 Monsoon on the Fingers of God Mawenzi House 2018
Duy Doan, 2010 We Play a Game Yale University Press 2018
Ha Jin, 1993 A Distant Center Copper Canyon Press 2018
Susan Barba, 2012 Fair Sun David R. Godine, Publisher 2017
R.S. Deese, 1995 Surf Music Pelekinesis 2017
Lisa Hiton, 2011 Variation on Testimony Cutbank 2017
Maggie Dietz, 1997 That Kind of Happy University of Chicago Press 2016
Renee Emerson, 2009 Threshing Floor Jacar Press 2016
Adam Fitzgerald, 2010 George Washington Liveright / Norton 2016
Eleanor Goodman, 2003 Nine Dragon Island Zephyr Press 2016
Jordan Zandi, 2010 Solarium Sarabande Books 2016
Rebecca Kaiser Gibson, 1996 Opinel Bauhan Publishing 2015
Megan Fernandes, 2012 The Kingdom and After Tightrope Books 2015
Tracey Knapp, 2005 Mouth 42 Miles Press 2015
Sara Peters, 2008 1996 Anansi Press 2015
Carl Phillips, 1993 Reconnaissance Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015
Vanesha Pravin, 2009 Disorder University of Chicago Press 2015
Erin Belieu, 1995 Slant Six Copper Canyon Press 2014
Renee Emerson, 2009 Keeping Me Still Winter Goose Publishing 2014
A.J. Odasso, 2016 The Dishonesty of Dreams Flipped Eye Publishing 2014
Sasenarine Persaud, 2014 Love in a Time of Technology TSAR Publications 2014
Carl Phillips, 1993 Silverchest: Poems Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014
Dariel Suarez, 2012 In the Land of Tropical Martyrs Backbone Press 2014
Ani Gjika, 2011 Bread on Running Waters Fenway Press 2013
Sophie Grimes, 2011 City Structures Damask Press 2013
Patrick Sylvain, 2014 Masuife (Written in Haitian Creole) Trilingual Press 2013
Tess Taylor, 2008 The Forage House Red Hen Press 2013



Author, Class Year Title Publisher Release Year
John Rosengren, 1994 Classic Baseball: Timeless Tales, Immortal Moments Rowman & Littlefield 2022
Charlotte Gordon, 1991 Mary Shelley: A Very Short Introduction Oxford University Press 2022
Lisa Taddeo, 2017 Three Women Simon & Schuster 2019
Ha Jin, 1993 The Banished Immortal: A Life of Li Bai Pantheon Books 2018
Nell Stevens, 2013 The Victorian and the Romantic: A Memoir, a Love Story, and a Friendship Across Time Penguin Random House 2018
J.D. Daniels, 2003 The Correspondence: Essays Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017
David Grann, 1994 Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI Doubleday 2017
Deepak Singh, 2018 How May I Help You?: An Immigrant’s Journey from MBA to Minimum Wage University of California Press 2017
Nell Stevens, 2013 Bleaker House Doubleday 2017
Christopher Castellani, 1999 The Art of Perspective: Who Tells the Story Graywolf 2016
William Giraldi, 2004 The Hero’s Body: A Memoir Liveright/Norton 2016
Jhumpa Lahiri, 1993 In Other Words Knopf 2016
Charlotte Gordon, 1991 Romantic Outlaws Random House 2015
Elizabeth Alexander, 1987 The Light of the World: A Memoir Grand Central Publishing 2015
Matthew Battles, 1996 Library: An Unquiet History Norton 2015
Matthew Battles, 1996 Palimpsest: A History of the Written Word Norton 2015
Stacy Mattingly, 2011 Captive: The Untold Story of the Atlanta Hostage Hero William Morrow / HarperCollins 2015
Qais Akbar Omar, 2014 A Night in the Emperor’s Garden University of Chicago Press 2015
Carl Phillips, 1993 The Art of Daring: Risk, Restlessness, Imagination Graywolf 2014
John Rosengren, 1994 The Fight of Their Lives: How Juan Marichal and John Roseboro Turned Baseball’s Ugliest Brawl into a Story of Forgiveness and Redemption Rowman and Littlefield 2014
Glyn Maxwell, 1988 On Poetry Harvard University Press 2013
Richard Rubin, 1991 The Last of the Doughboys: The Forgotten Generation and Their Forgotten World War Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013
Qais Akbar Omar, 2014 A Fort of Nine Towers: An Afghan Family Story Farrar, Straus & Giroux 2013



Author, Class Year Title Publisher Release Year
Eleanor Goodman, 2003 Iron Moon: An Anthology of Chinese Worker Poetry White Pine Press 2017
Eleanor Goodman, 2003 The Boots of Wisdom, translation of Di Zang’s poetry Zephyr Press 2017
Eleanor Goodman, 2003 Days When I Hide My Corpse in a Cardboard Box: Selected Poems of Natalia Chan Zephyr Press 2017
Laura Marris, 2013 The Safe House, translation of Christophe Boltanski’s novel University of Chicago Press 2017
Eleanor Goodman, 2003 Something Crosses My Mind, translation of Wang Xiaoni’s poetry Zephyr Press 2014
Heather Green, 2009 Noontimes Won, translation of Tristan Tzara’s poetry Octopus Books 2015


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