MFA Alums Making Waves with New Spring Books

Three alums of RU-N’s MFA in Creative Writing Program are making waves this spring with new novels and story collections. Works by Jonathan Corcoran, Paul Vidich and Hirsh Sawhney are making Best-of lists and garnering great reviews. Below is a quick rundown of titles with accompanying descriptions and reviews...



The Rope Swing
By Jonathan Corcoran

A collection of stories about the lifelong effects of growing up in a small town on those who leave and those who stay.

See the Kirkus review here.



An Honorable Man
By Paul Vidich

A chilling Cold-War spy thriller set in 1950s Washington, D.C.

See the Publisher’s Weekly review here.



South Haven
by Hirsh Sawhney

A tender tale of grief, survival and coming of age set in a New England suburb, following in the postcolonial tradition of Junot Diaz and Edwidge Danticat.

A Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Pick for spring 2016.