Malcolm “Mac” Sterling has one goal: take over the family matchmaking business. Host his family’s new dating show and prove he can help each contestant find true love. Mac’s meddling mother has approved a co-host, a so-called expert who seems impervious to his charms.Now he could lose everything, because if his co-host proves she’s the better matchmaker, he can say goodbye to his legacy.
Visit our link for more about the book, which has received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly, School Library Journal, and The Horn Book.
MFA alum ('12) and adjunct CWP faculty, Gretchen Marquette's, debut book of poetry, is being released from Graywolf Press on May 3rd.
Her resilience and determination shine through every page. Austrian's (MFAC '14) picture book, , illustrated by Mike Curato, has been published by Balzer & Bray/Harper Collins and is available on shelves now!
This book shows it is possible not only to survive the unimaginable, but also to thrive in spite of it." Visit Elizabeth at her blog or website. Story time and launch party is Sunday, January 17, 1 pm at Red Balloon Bookshop. Austrian's (MFAC '14) picture book, is the dark and twisted tale of five teenagers, each with their own dark secret, who become trapped in Boulder House, a local attraction that’s home to a malevolent entity wholly set upon their destruction. Orrin Hanratty (MFAC '15) won 2nd place in magazine's Crime Pays short story contest. Allegra Lingo’s (MFA ’14), “The Genealogy of Happenstance,” is being presented by the Guthrie Theater this weekend. MFAC faculty, Laura Ruby’s book, (Balzer & Bray/Harper Collins Children’s) has been named to the 2015 National Book Awards Longlist for Young People’s Literature. Beth Mayer (MFA '08) a winner of the 2015-2016 Loft Mentor series in fiction.
Bree Mc Kee-Miller's (current MFA) prose poem, "ESL: A Tutorial,", is due out in February 2016 from Harper Teen and has been receiving some wonderful advance reviews. This is the first novel release by this new science-fiction imprint located in San Francisco and New Orleans. Susan Triemert's (current MFA) essay "Snapshot at Gatorland" has been published in Magazine.
Read the Publishers Weekly review here and a starred review from ALA Booklist here. Four of our wonderful MFAC faculty are listed on Publishers Weekly Best of the Year List... Susan has also placed an essay titled "Matryoshka Dolls" was published in the Spring 2015 issue of Cheat River Review.Visit Hamline News for more about the book, which has starred reviews from Kirkus, Booklist, and Publishers Weekly.Geoff Herbach’s (MFA ’06) newest YA novel, a young adult novel in verse from Greenwillow Books.See the Hamline CWP news item for more information. Lingo (MFA '14) is back home on the Minnesota Fringe stage!In the follow up to 2014's "The Genealogy of Happenstance," Allegra Lingo tackles the first year of being a mom with panache. She'll never be the Pinterest poster child of parenting. New release from Christine Heppermann (MFAC '10) and MFAC faculty Ron Koertge: , the second book of the Backyard Witch series, from Greenwillow Books, illustrated by Deborah Marcero.Natalie “Gem” Hale never intended for her alter ego as an online dating expert to get her the opportunity of a lifetime—or for that opportunity to come with a co-host who’s as infuriating as he is tempting.