Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing

Alumna Named One of Twenty to Participate in NEIBA Author Reception in October

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Congratulations to alumna Helen Peppe, who will be one of twenty authors to participate at the annual New England Independent Booksellers Association trade show’s Author Reception in October. 

Helen Peppe’s work has appeared in anthologies, print and digital magazines, including The Goodmen ProjectPop Fic ReviewPractical HorsemanEquus,The HorseDog FancyDog World, and Mused Literary Review. Her writing has won several literary awards, among them first place in the Word Worth Fiction and Essay Contest and The Starving Writer Contest. A chapter of her debut memoir Pigs Can’t Swim, “The American Eagle”, finaled for the 2011 Annie Dillard Creative Nonfiction Award. Pigs Can’t Swim will launch officially in February 2014.