University of Miami MFA Creative Writing Publications, 2017/18

Zaina Alsous, First Year MFA, Poetry

Leave | Best New Poets 2017 | Forthcoming

Two Poems | Scalawag Magazine | May, 2017
Four Poems | Asian Americans Writers’ Workshop, The Margins | May, 2017
Vandalisms | Radius Lit | April, 2017
Two Poems | Sukoon Magazine | Winter, 2017

Speculative History | Foundry | March, 2017

Train of Mercury Stations Direct | decomP | February, 2017 

On Longing | Glass | January, 2017
a foreign woman | The Offing | February, 2016

Essays and Articles

A Union of Poets | The New Inquiry | December 2017
Resistance that grows | Mask Magazine | September 2017
Book review of Alexis Pauline Gumbs’ Spill: Scenes of Black Feminist Fugitivity | Bitch Magazine’s Invisibility Issue | Summer 2017 

Mario Ariza, 3rd Year MFA, Poetry

“Love, Vodún, and Betrayal in the Hinterlands of Hispañiola” / Cigar Snob Magazine, November/December 2016.

"Luis Buñuel: The Musical" / X, the exclusive lifestyle magazine of Royal Caribbean Cruises, 2017.

"Fortunately Deformed: A Review ofProvidential by Colin Channer" / Anthurium: A Caribbean Studies Journal, Spring 2018.


“How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Embrace Structural Violence” / Cincinnati Review, 14.1, Spring 2017.

"Erratic Transcription of Notes Taken in a Refugee Camp in Anse-a-Pitre, Haiti" / The Raleigh Review, Volume 7, Number 2, Fall 2017.

"Ghazals upon returning to Hispañiola," "Sonnet for my mother after her postpartum depression" / The Miami Rail, Summer 2017.

"Death mask of the black messiah," "Intercession," "The map" / The Acentos Review, Summer 2017.

Andrew Boryga, Second Year MFA, Fiction

"Getting Through Hurricane Irma with Gratitude and Relief" The New Yorker 

"Nothing Looks Like it Was Before: Enduring Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico" The New Yorker 

"The Agonizing, Undaunted Efforts to Bring Supplies to Loved Ones in Puerto Rico" The New Yorker 

"Can Florida's First Needle Exchange Help Curb HIV?" The Atlantic 

"PageSlayers Lays Down Literary Roots in Opa-Locka" The Miami Rail 

"Lin Manuel Miranda's Proud, Star Filled Tribute Song For a Puerto Rico in Need" The New Yorker

"From Boys to Men in the South Bronx" The New York Times 

"When Education is Hijacked by War" The New York Times 

"Capturing Imaginative Strangeness in Polish River Towns" The New York Times 

2017 Awards/Fellowships/Cool Things

Tin House Summer Workshop Participant 

PageSlayers Supporting Teacher 

Dana De Greff, Third Year MFA, Fiction

How Many More Days, Origins Journal

Huaso, Gulf Stream Magazine

Salt & Mangoes, Hawai'i Pacific Review


How to Make  a Baseball Player Cry, Philadelphia Stories

Miami Boys, Story | Houston

The Butcher's Hands, The Austin Chronicle


Difficult Women, The Miami Rail

The Association of Small Bombs, Miami Herald

What Is Not Yours is Not Yours, Miami Herald

The High Mountains of Portugal, Miami Herald

The Big Green Tent, Miami Herald

Loving Day, Mosaic Magazine

Maeve Holler, First Year MFA, Poetry

"Locust Bride" will be featured in the Italian magazine "LOTUS-EATER," forthcoming.

Stephanie Sutton, Second Year MFA, Poetry

Pushcart Prize Nomination for "//The Sexual Reproduction of Birds and Fish" in Dream Pop Press.

My First Marxist Experience - 

After All - 

3 in Dream Pop Press - 

Hypervigilance - - was published in Day One which is an Amazon digital edition