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CSB student Olivia Zajac with fellow writer John Milton in the library of Trinity College, Dublin.

 Olivia is currently studying in Cork, Ireland with the Study Abroad Program.  She is a junior at the College of Saint Benedict and is majoring in English.


New Faculty Publications


Students & Recent Graduates

Betsy Johnson-Miller

Congratulations to Betsy for her essay, "Goodnight," in the latest issue of the Mid-American Review. 
(December 2014)      

Enjoy Betsy's new poem, "A Still Life,"
in the current issue of Boulevard.
Betsy Johnson-Miller


Jolene Brink

Accepted to M.F.A. in Creative Writing at the University of Montana.

Bailey Zallek

Received Summer Honors' Thesis Fellowship for "She Keeps Me Warm":
An Anthropology (advisor: Jessica Harkins).

Christina Tourino "The Leisured Testes: White Ball Breaking as Surplus Masculinity," 
forthcoming from The Journal of Popular Culture.





Rachel Marston Review of Kirstin Scott's novel, Motherlunge, published in
Quarterly West Issue 81 and short story, "The Birth of the Atomic Age," in                                         

Shimmer, Number 18. Dr. Marston's published works also consisted of the
above, her altered postcard and micro-fiction, part of Dispatches From
Abandoned Architecture; http://www.abadpennyreview.com/dispatches/.





Featured Student Publication

Congratulations to Victoria Borchardt, CSB class of 2014, winner of the 2014
Wagner-Berger Prize for her short story, "White Shoulders." Read Victoria's story
in Studio One, Volume 39.




Luke Muyskens

Luke has recently had his work, "Pull of Leaves," as well as "Big Sky Now," published in the
Washington, D.C. quarterly journal, Sundial Review. (December 2014)

Accepted to M.F.A. in Creative Writing: Latin America, through Queens
College, Charlotte, NC. Luke has been accepted to programs in fiction and
screenwriting and looks forward to working with acclaimed American fiction
writer, Maxine Swann.

"'No, no! Everything is just fine,' you say, 'Don't worry.' You would never tell her you've lost it, and hopefully she'll be gone before she discovers your lie."

-Excerpt from "White Shoulders" by Victoria Borchardt

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