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Department of English

Meet Our Students

Our MFA Creative Writing Program aims to attract diverse and promising voices from the central San Joaquin Valley, throughout California, across the country and beyond.

2022 Cohort

 

Mercedez Espino
Fiction

 

Laura Fredd
Fiction

 

Kaylin Insyarath
Creative Nonfiction

 

Victoria Monsivaiz
Poetry

 

James T. Morrison
Creative Nonfiction

 

Yamille Moss
Fiction

 

Samina Najmi
Creative Nonfiction

 

Jacob Simmons
Creative Nonfiction

2021 Cohort

caleigh camara

Caleigh Camara
Fiction

 

Rebecca Fipps
Poetry

 

Sadie Gleason
Fiction

hermelinda hernandez monjaras

Hermelinda Hernandez Monjaras
Poetry

sam hidde tripp

Sam Hidde Tripp
Poetry

juan huerta

Juan Huerta
Fiction

 

Ahlam Khadra
Poetry

kathryn neves

Kathryn Neves
Fiction

brian rojas

Brian Rojas
Poetry

 

Dylon Romo
Fiction

alberto saldana uribe

Alberto Saldaña Uribe
Poetry

 

Tim Simmers
Creative Nonfiction

tony vang

Tony Vang
Poetry

 

 

 

 

 

 

2020 Cohort

rosie bates

Rosie Bates
Creative Nonfiction

michael cantu

Michael Cantú
Poetry

mialise carney

Mialise Carney
Fiction

amber carpenter

Amber L. Carpenter
Creative Nonfiction

pj flores yrarrazaval

Patricia J. Flores Yrarrázaval
Fiction

helen fuentes

Helen Fuentes
Fiction

lee lee

Lee Lee
Fiction

andy marin contreras

Andrea A. Marin Contreras
Poetry

 

Kelsey Meneses
Fiction

cristina sandoval

Cristina Sandoval
Poetry

amanda silva

Amanda Silva
Creative Nonfiction

gao yang vang

Gaoyong Yang-Vang
Poetry

Continuing Students

mary coomes

Mary Coomes
Creative Nonfiction

isaac weil

Isaac Weil
Creative Nonfiction

will c

Will Christensen
Fiction

j white

Jacqueline White
Fiction