January 2012 Alumni Updates

Horse Less Press has published a transcript of a Q&A with Richard Froude conducted by Erik Anderson’s Art of Nonfiction class (in the Kerouac School’s low-residency MFA program) in Fall 2011. Here’s the link: http://horselesspress.com/2012/01/01/richard-froude-creative-nonfiction-qa-at-naropa-university/.

j/j hastain is putting together an anthology of queer nudes (images along w body poetics statements) to come out (in color!) w Knives Spoons and Forks Press in 2013. Contact email for further information: julia_loveintention@hotmail.com. j/j’s intent with this project is the queer body made visible. j/j has also recently published two books: womb-shaped wormhole by BlazeVOX [books], 2011(http://www.spdbooks.org/Producte/9781609640750/a-wombshaped-wormhole.aspx), and long past the presence of common: by Say It With Stones Press, 2011 (http://sayitwithstones.com/?page_id=333). Reviews of womb-shaped wormhole have been published at Big Other (http://bigother.com/2012/01/17/guest-post-carrie-hunter-jj-hastain-and-the-biomimetic-unicorn/) and at Counterexample Poetics (http://www.counterexamplepoetics.com/2011/10/womb-shaped-wormhole-blazevox-books.html). Reviews of long past the presence of common: have been published at (http://jaiar and nravine.wordpress.com/2012/01/20/review-jj-hastains-long-past-the-presence-of-common/), The Red Fez (http://www.redfez.net/nonfiction/319), at (http://robmclennan.blogspot.com/2011/10/jj-hastain-long-past-presence-of-common.html), and at HtmlGiant (htmlgiant.com/reviews/it-takes-two-baby/).

Clotilde Wright had a poem published in American Tanka in June and has five haiku forthcoming in the June 2012 issue of Lynx, AHApoetry.