The program's alumni are equally impressive, having won the Iowa Short Fiction Award, the Pen Southwest Book Award, the Prairie Schooner Book Prize, the May Swenson Poetry Award, the Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Award, and numerous Pushcart Prizes.
They are the recipients of grants from the NEA and Fulbright and Stegner Fellowships.
San Diego, 2016“Through the Lens: Women & Representation,” Panelist, San Diego City College, 2016“Survival Skills for Diverse Grad Students,” Lead Panelist, UCSD Graduate Division, 2015“Visual Ethnography / Documentary Practice,” Guest Speaker, Studio for Ethnographic Design, 2015“Girls Empowered to Make Media,” Co-instructor, Workshop, Girl Scouts of San Diego, 2015“Photo Editing A Crisis: Newsweek on Ebola” Guest Lecture, American News Media, UCSD, 2014“Art Feminism,” Guest Speaker, Cross-Cultural Art Center, San Diego, 2013“Day in the Life of a Photojournalist,” Workshop, The Showcase School, Atlanta, May 2012“Thinking Multimedia,” Guest Speaker, Atlanta Technical College, Atlanta, Nov.
Communication, University of California San Diego, [June 2018] M. Communication, University of California San Diego, 2015 M. Chancellor Equity, Diversity, Inclusion 2016 Dissertation Writing Grant, Center for Humanities, San Diego, CA 2016 Graduate Research Grant, UC Consortium for Black Studies in California 2016 Interdisciplinary Collaboratories Grant, UCSD Graduate Division, San Diego, CA 2016 Summer Research Grant, UCSD Communication Dept., San Diego, CA 2015 Summer Research Grant, UCSD Communication Dept., San Diego, CA 2015 Challenge America Grant, National Endowment for the Arts, San Diego, CA 2011 Off the Edge|Public Festival Artist Grant, Atlanta, GA Frame by Frame, Post-Screening Talk Workshop, Panelist, World Link & U.
Caitlin Horrocks' (2007) first short story collection, This Is Not Your City, won the 2008 Spokane Prize for Short Fiction and is forthcoming from Eastern Washington University Press.
Stories from the collection have appeared in The PEN/O. Photography, Savannah College of Art and Design, 2011B. Philosophy and Journalism, Florida A&M University, 2005 2010 - Current Independent Documentary Photographer and Filmmaker2014 - 2015 Freelance Photo Editor | Newsweek Magazine | New York, NY2012 Freelance Photo Editor | CNN Digital | Atlanta, GA2009 - 2012 Visuals Director | LIFT Dance | Atlanta, GA2009 - 2011 Freelance Photo Researcher | Bloomsbury Publishing2008 - 2011 Assistant Photo Editor | Creative Loafing | Atlanta, GA2007-2008 Multimedia Journalist | Greenville News | Greenville, SC2006 Dow Jones Editing Fellow | Palm Beach Post | West Palm Beach, FL2005 News Assistant | St.2011“News Media in the Digital Era,” Guest Speaker, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, Oct.Course Delivery/Curriculum Development: created and taught curriculum integrating arts and religion; developed and taught courses, e.g., Western Humanities I & II: Ancient to Renaissance (HUM 2210) and Renaissance to Modern (HUM 2230); Intro to Humanities (HUM 1020); East/West Synthesis (HUM 2210), a non-western perspective on art and culture.The MFA in Creative Writing at ASU has always been an unswervingly student-first program.A full-time faculty member at New York University, she has received NYU's Outstanding Teaching Award, and was recently a guest lecturer of creative writing at the Königin-Olga-Stift School in Stuttgart, Germany.Founding Editor of Nightboat Books, Jennifer lives in New York City with her husband, fiction writer Josh Goldfaden.In 2008, her poetry was showcased for a full year as part of a creative marketing project hosted by the world’s largest flavor and scent manufacturer.Her Poem as Salad was chosen by the Center for Book Arts limited-edition broadside series.His translation Flying Night Train: Selected Poems of Jóhann Hjálmarsson was published by Green Integer Books in 2009.His book of poems, The Small Mystery of Lapses, was published by Cleveland State University Press in 2006.