David Balakrishnan ’84 (San Francisco, MA Comm. Media) is on tour with the two-time Grammy-winning group Turtle Island Quartet, which he founded in 1985. The talented violinist was inspired to start the quartet while writing his Antioch master’s thesis.
LeVan D. Hawkins ’11 (Antioch Los Angeles, MFA) has been awarded a Pushcart Prize for his essay, “Both Sissies,” which was published in the Chicago Quarterly Review in 2021. “Both Sissies” is selected for reprint in Pushcart Prize XLV11: Best of Small Presses (2023 edition) November 2022.