Our Wins


Timothy Barrett ’73 was profiled in The New York Times Magazine. Also quoted in that article was James A. Galvin ’74.

Booklist named You Killed Wesley Payne, the novel by Sean Beaudoin ’92, as one of its top choices for Books for Youth for 2011.

Sara Black, assistant professor of visual art at Antioch College, was a recent participant in a professional development course titled “Internet for Artists: Professional Development Program,” led by Creative Capital, a New York-based non-profit organization dedicated to supporting art and artists in funding and education. The opportunity was supported by 3Arts, a granting organization from which Black received an unrestricted artist award in 2009. In November, Black participated in the “Two Histories of the World” exhibition in Chicago; ArtSlant included the exhibit as one of the top ten 2011 Chicago exhibitions.

Terry Blackhawk ’68 has a new book out. The Light Between is #8 on this week’s top ten list of best-selling poetry books, according to the Poetry Foundation. Terry was also featured on Verse Daily for March 20, 2012.

Janet Ruth Chu ’67 was honored with a Pacesetter Award for her work conducting butterfly population studies in Boulder County, Colorado. She has documented nearly 200 species. She recently co-wrote the book Butterflies of the Colorado Front Range.

Day of Honey: A Memoir of Food, Love, and War by Annia Ciezadlo ’94 has been nominated for a James Beard Foundation Book Award.

Wendy Ewald ’74 has a new book out, Literacy and Justice through Photography: A Classroom Guide, published by Teacher’s College Press.

Emeritus history professor and editor of the Antioch Review Bob Fogarty published a review in the latest American Historical Review of The Love Israel Family which is an account of an Oregon commune. On March 24, he presented a paper on an early twentieth century evangelical faith-healing group in Southern California called Pisgah Grande.

Janet Goldner ’74 has a new solo exhibition of sculpture, entitled “i ni ce, thank you, merci: Steel Sculptures.” Read more at www.janetgoldner.com.

David Goodman ’69 wrote an op-ed piece for the Jackson, Mississippi, Clarion-Ledger in opposition of legislation that would require government-issued photo ID to register and vote. Goodman argues that such legislation would restrict certain demographic groups from voting. Read the piece in its entirety.

Lord of Misrule, the National Book Award winner by Jaimy Gordon ’66, has made the longlist for the United Kingdom’s Orange Prize for Fiction. The winner will be announced on May 30, 2012. Read her alumni profile.

John Hammond ’65 has announced new tour dates, which can be found on his website.

Karen Joyce ’79 was featured in a report about Ohioans in Antarctica.

Kathryn Leary ’75 has been honored with a Tapestry Award from the Stanford University School of Business School Black Alumni. Leary is a writer, marketing consultant, and an Adjunct Professor at Nyack College in New York. She is also the 2001 recipient of the Antioch Alumni Association Rebecca Rice Award.

Karen Mulhauser ’65 received a Mentor Award from the Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) on March 22, 2012. PLEN honored Karen for her lifetime commitment to mentoring the next generation of women leaders in public policy and political careers.

Eleanor Holmes Norton ’60 was the guest speaker for Tennessee State University’s Women of Legend and Merit Awards dinner on March 15, 2012.

Julia Stasch ’69, the vice president of U.S. programs for the MacArthur Foundation, was profiled in the Chicago Tribune.

Nova Ren Suma ’97 will be teaching an online course through Mediabistro.com in Young Adult Novel Writing. Her new book, 17 & Gone, is due out in Spring of 2013.


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