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We are proud of our alumni and the work they do across the United States and around the world. Network, mentor and build on your experience.

Award-winning Authors

Dennis Lehane has published 10 novels including Mystic River, Gone Baby Gone and Shutter Island, all adapted into films. He more recently received the Best Novel Edgar Award for Live By Night.


Inspiring Expression

From inaugural and published poets to memoir writers, our creative writing alumni are having a lasting impact and use creative expression as a form of healing.

Preserving Literature

Alumna Cari Romeu (English '07) worked with the Folger Shakespeare Library to bring Shakespeare's First Folio to FIU, the only site in Florida. 

Voices for Fluid Identity

E. Parker Phillips continually advocates and provides a voice for those with fluid identities through poetry and workshops.