The 2015 Fall showcase was on November 17 from 7:00pm - 9:00pm (CU 3rd floor).
The 2015 National day on writing took place on Oct. 20th, table outside SO building—12pm-6pm.
Thank you to everyone who came to the 2015 Aisling Award and Coastlines Launch! Congratulations to Aisling Award winners Avery Elizabeth Godwin, Justin Piesco, and James A.H. White. You can pick up your print copy of Coastlines 2015 in the Culture and Society Building. You can also browse selections from the 2015 issue on our website.
The Aisling Award winners for 2015 were:
Poetry 2015: Avery Elizabeth Godwin
Fiction 2015: Justin Piesco
Nonfiction 2015: James A.H. White
Editor-in-Chief Katrina Gersie
Avery Elizabeth Godwin
James (Jamie) White
Aisling Awards and Coastlines Launch
The 2015 Aisling Awards and Coastlines Launch Party occurred on April 16th at 7 pm in the Nations Multipurpose Room at Student Housing Services (SH-46)!
Coastlines Literary Magazine Fall Reading
Thank you to everyone who attended the 2014 Fall Coastlines Literary Magazine Reading and helped make it a success. A special thanks to Dr. Becka McKay, Jonathan Mundell, Chris Notarnicola, Alonso Rodriguez Romero, and Alexandra Van Erven for reading their work for the group.
Alexandra Van Erven
Alonso Rodriguez Romero
Editor-in-Chief Katrina Gersie
Dr. Becka McKay
Thank you to everyone who came to the 2014 Aisling Award and Coastlines Launch! Congratulations to Aisling Award winners Monique McIntosh, Nuala Carr, and Beckett Farkas. You can pick up your print copy of Coastlines 2014 in the Culture and Society Building. You can also browse selections from the 2014 issue on our website.
A heartfelt thanks to everyone who joined us at the 2014 Aisling Awards and Coastlines Launch.
2014 Aisling Award winners:
Poetry 2014: Nuala Carr
Fiction 2014: Beckett Farkas
Nonfiction: Monique McIntosh
Benjamin Hill Parham
Matthew Parker and Mary Sheffield-Gentry
Stephanie Anderson and James (Jaime) White
Benjamin Hill Parham and Tamar Osborne
Benjamin Hill Parham, Matt Parker, and Donovan Ortega
From left: Shari Lefler, Mikaela von Kursell, Risa Polansky Shiman, and Brittany Ackerman
Coastlines' Literary Salon: A Gathering of Sorts
From left: Brittany Ackerman, Mikaela von Kursell, and Risa Polansky Shiman
From left: Tamar Osborne, Donovan Ortega, and Matthew Parker
National Day on Writing
From left: Rosemary Toulas and Megan Hesse
From left: Brittany Ackerman and Benjamin Hill Parham
Above from left: Megan Hesse and Ian Rice
Bottom from left: Mikaela von Kursell, Matthew Parker, and Benjamin Hill Parham
Thank you to everyone who came out for the 2013 Aisling Awards and Coastlines Launch! Congratulations to all the winners! You can pick up your print copy of Coastlines 2013 in the Culture and Society Building. You can also browse the digital issue on our website!
Coastlines 2013 Launch and Aisling Awards
Thanks to everyone who joined us at the Aisling Awards and Coastlines 2013 launch and made the event a success. Congratulations to our winners:
Poetry 2013: Lisette Alonso, A Man's Hands
Fiction 2013: Donovan Ortega, Going to the Bathroom
Nonfiction 2013: Stephanie Anderson, The Keepers of the Range
Above (from right to left): Lisette Alonso, Aisling Award Winner for Poetry; Editors Donovan Ortega, Kim Pekala, Caryn Suhr, and Mary Long; Stephanie Anderson, Aisling Award Winner for Creative Nonfiction.
Coastlines MFA Alumni Reading and Q&A Panel
On November 8th, 2012, Coastlines hosted four alumni from the MFA Program in Creative Writing at Florida Atlantic University. Alumns Jill Bergkamp, Dusty Clark, Victoria Fedden, and AJ Ferguson read original creative work and participated in a Q&A session on the writing life, the MFA program, and the post-program experience. There was also a lovely tribute to MFA alumna, Kim McCoy, who passed away earlier this year.
Above (from left to right): Dusty Clark, Victoria Fedden, and AJ Ferguson.
Below: (from left to right) Kim Pekala (Managing Editor), and Mary Long (Fiction Editor).
Coastlines 2012 Launch and Aisling Awards
Thanks to everyone who joined us at the Aisling Awards and Coastlines 2012 launch and made the event a success. Congratulations to our winners:
Poetry 2011: Nicole M. Preble, If Not, Winter (fragment 22)
Poetry 2012: Erick Verran, for young poets
Fiction 2011: Khristian Mecom, Love & Black Holes
Fiction 2012: Justin Waldron, Chinese Drywall
Nonfiction 2011: Nicole Oquendo, Urna
Nonfiction 2012: Erin Hobbie, The Kind of Land People Get Lost In
Coastlines Holiday "Nightmare Before Christmas" Open-Mic Night!
On December 9th, 2011, Coastlines hosted a Nightmare Before Christmas Holiday Party, featuring FAU musicians and creative writers, to celebrate the end of the semester and the start of the holidays "Halloween" style. Costumes were encouraged, and, subsequently, those without costumes were warmly heckled. Below, from left to right, are Chris Irving, Christy Lawler, Renee Long, and Gyasi Byng all celebrating and performing in "Halloween Town" style.