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Cameron Finch, 2019 MFA in Writing & Publishing

Cameron Finch was selected as one of 15 international participants for the inaugural Hiroshima-ICAN (International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons) Academy on Nuclear Weapons and…

Paul Acciavatti, 2019 MFA in Writing & Publishing

Paul Acciavatti will start as an Adjunct Professor in the English and Communications Department at Norwich University in Fall 2019.

Brianna Stallings, 2018 MFA in Writing & Publishing

Stallings has recently been named Managing Editor for Wanderlust Journal, an online resource for writers to share personal experiences rooted in the people and places they…

Lindsay Gacad, 2019 MFA in Writing & Publishing

Gacad’s poem “White Hero” has been published in Issue 3 of Levitate, the literary and art magazine of ChiArts.  

Samuel Kolawole, 2019 MFA in Writing & Publishing

Recent graduate Samuel Kolawole has won the 14th annual Marguerite and Lamar Smith Fellowship for Writers from the Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians.…

Daphne Kalmar, 2010 MFA in WCYA

Kalmar is the author of A Stitch in Time (Feiwel & Friends, 2018), named one of the best books of 2018 by NPR. From MacMillan…

Aaron Wyanski, 2015 MFA in Music Composition

Aaron's work, "Everything's Fine and Nothing's Ever Been Wrong,"

Amanda Laven, 2016 MFA in Music Composition

Amanda recently landed scoring work for Battleground Productions’ multi-platform steampunk adventure serial BRASS and is scoring both the podcast (beginning with Episode 11) and the…

Josh Koury, 2015 MFA in Film

Koury is the director and editor of VOYEUR, a documentary film about Gay Talese’s reporting on motel owner Gerald Foos, who allegedly spied on his…

Emilie Upczak, 2015 MFA in Film

MOVING PARTS, written and directed by Upczak and produced by fellow VCFA alumnx John Otterbacher, was released on Amazon on January 21, 2020.