Great things have been happening here at UW. It’s only the first week of school, but we have a number of shout-outs to make.

  • Congratulations to Chelsea Biondolillo, a second-year nonfiction student. The Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) has accepted Chelsea’s proposed panel ‘The Art and Craft of Short-form Nonfiction’ for inclusion in AWP’s 2013 Conference & Bookfair in Boston. AWP received a record 1,300 event proposals this year and offers its conference attendees a full, diverse, and high-quality selection of events at the 2013 conference.  The 2013 conference and bookfair will be held in Boston, MA at the Hynes Convention Center & Sheraton Boston Hotel on March 6-9.

Wonderful, wonderful news, Chelsea! For more information about Chelsea’s panel, click here.

  • Lam Pham, first-year fiction student, has two new stories,”Water Witching,” and, “Credos,” up now at Storyglossia. Do it! Read them. You won’t be disappointed.

Congratulations, Lam!

  • Joey Rubin, first-year fiction student, has a new nonfiction piece up at The Argentina Independent. You can read Joey’s piece on the writer César Aira here.

Awesome, Joey! Way to be multi-genre talented.