Hillary Jordan (2009) Hillary Jordan's novel Mudbound is now a feature film, and it's receiving its share of Hollywood buzz. Read the CNN review of the film directed by Dee Rees. Read the review

Photo: Jason Mitchell, Garrett Hedlund in 'Mudbound'

Lisa Locascio (2014 + 2015) is featured on a Village Voice article highlighting her upcoming book Open Me. She and other writers' debut novels are featured as summer must-reads: visceral and exciting like the season itself. Lisa's book is out August 7, 2018.

Photo: Lisa Locascio