Colin MacKenzie Mitchell ’18

Colin MacKenzie Mitchell (Santa Barbara, MFA) “The Laundronauts: A Potentially Untrue Tale Based on Actual Events,” an original, scripted, podcast adventure series, written, directed, and produced by inaugural MFA in Writing and Contemporary Media alum, Colin MacKenzie Mitchell, has been officially cast.

The idea for the story was first conceived during Mitchell’s time at AUSB and is being produced in association with I Heart Media. Recording for The Laundronauts is set for January 2021, and the 10-episode series is set to drop in March of the same year. The show is an epic multi-generational fantasy adventure and is geared towards parents and children alike. It will feature over a dozen original songs written by Mitchell and his collaborator David McKeever. Notable cast members include Ed Asner, John Cameron Mitchell, Alison Fraser, Max Mitchell, Kate Prendergast, and Stephen Kearin.

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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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