Dr. Amy Weidensaul ’18

Dr. Amy Weidensaul ’18 (Antioch University New England, PhD) already director of Mass Audubon’s Ipswich Sanctuary, was also named director of Mass Audubon North Shore. In this role, Weidensaul will continue to oversee Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, as well as Joppa Flats Education Center in Newburyport, Rough Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary in Rowley, Straitsmouth Island Wildlife Sanctuary in Rockport, Eastern Point Wildlife Sanctuary in Gloucester, Kettle Island in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Endicott Wildlife Sanctuary in Wenham, Marblehead Neck Wildlife Sanctuary in Marblehead, and Nahant Thicket Wildlife Sanctuary in Nahant. 

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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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