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Alumni Profiles

Publications by CC English alumni:

Blair Woodbury '06, Bell Policy Center Public Policy Fellow 2006-07, "Health Savings Accounts and High-Deductible Health Plans," from the Bell Policy Center

Mike Meyer '07, "Fools Errand: How to quantify a candidate's religiosity," in the Columbia Journalism Review's daily blog, The Kicker

Tafari Lumumba '05, Thomas J. Watson fellow 2005-06, "The Back of the Bus," in the Common Ties blog; "They Say We Are Dangerous," at

Jon Mooallem, "A Disciplined Business" and "The Modern Kennel Conundrum," in the New York Times Magazine

News of graduates from the Creative Writing Track:

Samantha LaBue (‘12) recently published “The Unbearable Hush of My Day Job,” an article that examines sexual harassment in the restaurant industry, in the “Personal Is Political” column on The Feminist Wire

Cynthia Lowen, 2001, has been working for the poetry publisher Four Way Books, and will be attending the graduate writing program at Sarah Lawrence

Wandee Pryor, 2000, has had two one-woman shows professionally performed in New York, has co-edited two collections of environmental writings for Terra Nova books (MIT Press), and is now in a graduate program in psychology in San Francisco.

Jon Mooallem, 2000, worked as Associate Editor of The Hudson Review and is now in Berkeley’s graduate program in journalism. His writing has appeared in Poetry, Maisoneuve, Threepenny Review, Harper’s, The San Francisco Chronicle, and many other periodicals.

Daniel Stone, 1998, started a literary recording company, Speakeasy Audio, and now produces recordings for the National Endowment for the Arts. He has published poems in a variety of magazines.

Ethan Stebbins, 2003, is living in Maine and writing. He has published poems in The Hudson Review, Poetry, The Texas Review, The Dark Horse and other periodicals.