UNM MFA Creative Non-Fiction Students

Published Essays of Alumni & Current Students in the UNM MFA Creative Writing Program

Click here for the most recent news of success for the UNM MFA Creative Non Fiction students


The following is courtesy of Professor Greg Martin

Tani Arness

“Red Dirt Paths” Fourth Genre (2005)


Molly Beer

“Disappeared”  Sycamore Review (2007)

Coatepeque NightswimmingNimrod (2008)
       Finalist for the 2007 Iowa Review Prize in Creative Nonfiction


Carson Bennett

Access GrantedEXPN (2008)


John Bess

“Non Pro Nobis” Creative Nonfiction: Anthology: Silence Kills, SMU Press (2007)
      Creative Nonfiction Issue 33 (2007)

Paul Bogard

Desert River DrowningThe Sonora Review (2004)
CrashRiver Teeth (2005)
Dog StarNorth Dakota Quarterly (2004)
“Hearing Moon & Starlight” The Gettysburg Review (2007)


Jeremy Collins

“Shadow Boxing” The Georgia Review (2007)
Winner of a 2008 Pushcart Prize


Melody Gee

Back HomeNorth Dakota Quarterly (2007)


Laura Matter

Pursuing The Great Bad Novelist  The Georgia Review (2007)
        Reprinted in Best Creative Nonfiction 2008 W.W. Norton
        Nominated for a National Magazine Award

“The Long Run” forthcoming in Aethlon: The Journal of Sport Literature (2009)


Trish O’Connor

Private Ceremonies Brain, Child (2007)
                Nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Brain, Child


Rachel Pratt

“Negotiating Bride Price” The Missouri Review (2003)
     Winner of The Missouri Review Nonfiction Prize

“Broken Waters” Fourth Genre (2007)
Nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Fourth Genre


Dana Salvador

After the HarvestFourth Genre (2007)


Jennifer Schaller

“The Man Who Came to Dinner”  This American Life (NPR) (12/21/2007)

Super PregoBrain, Child (2008)

“My Father Was a Traveling Salesman” forthcoming in Sonora Review (2009)

“The Opposite of Gary” forthcoming in The Georgetown Review (2009)


Micaela Seidel

“The Good Daughter” forthcoming in North Dakota Quarterly (2009)


Kayrn Smith

Weather” forthcoming in Room (2009) 



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