Yolanda Gomez ('19) was awarded the 2018-2019 Thurgood Marshall Graduate Scholarship. This prestigious award from the Graduate School is given to one OSU graduate student each year.

Brigitte Lewis ('17) published creative nonfiction at Entropy. Her hybrid piece “Wilhelmina” will appear in the upcoming Winter 40.1 issue of the literary magazine Permafrost.

Thomas Hallberg, ('17) received the Bodie McDowell Scholarship from the Outdoor Writers Association of America for students in outdoor communication fields, particularly journalism.

Mike Cooper ('15) was a Top 25 finalist in Glimmer Train Open Fiction Competition 2015.

Austin Anderson ('15) was an AWP Intro Award Winner, Poetry, 2015. His poem “When Asked How Many, I Didn’t Know” will appear in the literary journal Iron Horse Literary Review.

Laura Winberry ('15) in collaboration with program director Emily Carr presented at TedX Women Bend. She also published cyclocross haiku for team Speedvagen.

Shareen Murayama ('15) published poetry in Toe Good, and The Gambler, completed a residency at Shotpouch Cabin through the Spring Creek Project, and an received was selected as a 2015 NEH Summer Scholar.