Kate Maruyama’s (Antioch University Los Angeles, MFA in Creative Writing) story, “Footprint,” was published in Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine. Maruyama’s piece, “Writing Hope in Times of Trouble,” appeared in Asimov‘s blog From Earth to the Stars. Maruyama’s piece, “Halloween Haunts: Halloween Then and Now and in the New Now,” appeared in the Horror Writers Association’s blog.
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.