MFA Alum Abigail Mandlin founds Literary Journal – Heart on our Sleeves Press

Abigail Mandlin (MFA ’20) recently launched Heart on Our Sleeves Press, a literary magazine featuring poetry and prose. The title is a reference to the way writers encounter the world. As Mandlin writes, “[i]t’s our burden and our pleasure to experience the world in technicolor–in all caps–and it’s what drives us to the page, to...

March 28, 2024

Purpose, History, Justice, and the Paranormal

IAS alum Anthony Safai finds his passion in an unconventional place through his web series Existence in Silence “Just go out there and you’ll find something. You won’t expect it, but you’ll definitely find it.”  These are the words of Anthony Safai (’24), a recent graduate of UW Bothell who majored in Media & Communication...

March 25, 2024

Cedar Sigo and Simon Wolf new collaboration – Occasional Objects

MFA Visiting Writer & Alum, Cedar Sigo and Simon Wolf recently celebrated their new collaboration “Occasional Objects” at Common Area Maintenance. “The words stretched severely.” We arrived early to help Timothy set up the chairs, and to arrange them in a certain way, decide just where the mic would be. The small things like this...

February 29, 2024

GWSS Hosts the Social Justice Career Panel

Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies (GWSS) Co-Directors Julie Shayne and Alka Kurian and GWSS Student Representatives Henry Ngyuen and Adrianna Horne hosted the Social Justice Career Panel at the North Creek Events Center.

January 26, 2023