Lowell Blank ‘18 (Antioch University Santa Barbara, MFA in Writing) recently formed a production company with writer/director Lane Michael Stanley, called Secretly Famous Productions. They will begin production on their 2nd Independent Feature in October. Their first feature, Addict Named Hal, was an official selection at the 2021 Santa Barbara International Film Festival and won Best Narrative Feature at the 2021 Big Bear Film Summit.
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.