News UHCWP alumna Nina McConigley wins the 2014 High Plains Book Award for best story collection. UHCWP alumni Jericho Brown’s The New Testament and Lacy Johnson’s The Other Side each named one of 2014's best books by Library Journal. UHCWP alumnus Samuel Amadon’s poem “Poem For The Opening Of The Hamilton Fish Park Pool, 1936” published in The New Yorker. UHCWP alumnus Paul Otremba is profiled as one of six young artists who are reshaping Houston’s Art Scene in the October 2014 issue of Houstonia Magazine. UHCWP alumna Hannah Gamble is awarded a 2014 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowships. Poet and visual scholar Roberto Tejada joins the Creative Writing Program as the Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished Professor of English and Creative Writing. Creative Writing Program welcomes UHCWP alumna Audrey Colombe as Visiting Associate Professor in English and Creative Writing. UHCWP alumnus Joshua Rivkin’s poem “Lifeguard” published in The New Yorker. UHCWP alumna Nina McConigley is awarded the PEN/American Open Book Award. UHCWP alumnus Andrew Brininstool is awarded a 2014 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Prose. UHCWP alumna Emily Fox Gordon is awarded a 2014 Guggenheim Fellowship.