Andy Patari, ES Alum, Raps Again

Alumnus Andy Patari, MS ’12, has just released a new rap video, I Educate (So They Know), a project he completed while a student-teacher at Compass School in Westminster, Vermont, for spring semester 2012.

Andy enlisted the help of some talented Compass students, who directed and edited the video outside of class. “This was a project that originated from my own love for lyricism (I’ve been writing and performing raps for ten years now, with informal acts from the White Mountains to Guatemala), as well as my need for a job in the fall, hence the ‘hire me’ line,” Andy said.

No problem there – Andy has been hired as a science teacher by Four Rivers Charter School in Greenfield, Massachusetts, where he’ll join three other AUNE alums.

Andy is well-known at AUNE for his Ecological Economics video, one version of which he performed at a retirement party for Tom Wessels, professor emeritus of environmental studies, in April.

Watch Andy and I Educate.

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Gwynne Garfinkle ‘06

Gwynne Garfinkle’s ‘06 (Antioch University Los Angeles, MFA in Creative Writing) piece, “Sinking, Singing,” was reprinted by Mermaids Monthly.

Theresa Daskalakis ‘14

Theresa Daskalakis ‘14 (Antioch University Los Angeles, BA) had a piece, “Silent Night,” appear in Tipping the Scales. 

Jeri Frederickson ‘18

Jeri Frederickson’s ‘18 (Antioch University Los Angeles, MFA in Creative Writing) chapbook You Are Not Lost will be published by Finishing Line Press on October 1, 2021.

Jesus Francisco Sierra ‘18

Jesus Francisco Sierra ‘18 (Antioch University Los Angeles, MFA in Creative Writing) was accepted into and attended a two-week residency at Mesa Refuge. His essay, “Twelve Grapes,” was published in the Write Now! SF Bay anthology Essential Truths: The Bay Area in Color.

Mary Birnbaum ‘17

Mary Birnbaum’s ‘17 (Antioch University Los Angeles, MFA in Creative Writing) essay, “Everything Was Wild, No One Was a Stranger,” was a 2021 Hunger Mountain Creative Nonfiction Prize finalist.

Rebecca Kuder ‘01

Rebecca Kuder’s ‘01 (Antioch University Los Angeles, MFA in Creative Writing) essay, “A Trampoline,” was published in Los Angeles Review of Books.

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