Senior English major Mark Burgunder spent part of his summer break assisting two English professors on a collaborative project called Airport Reading.
Martin Pousson received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English/Writing from Loyola University and a Master of Fine Arts degree in Writing from Columbia University. He has taught at Rutgers University in New Jersey, at Columbia University in New York, and at Loyola University in New Orleans.
In June, English alumna Claire Keegan was awarded the 2009 Davy Byrnes Irish Writing Award.
Daneeta Loretta Jackson graduated from Loyola in 1988 and an M.A. in Literature from George Mason University. She has worked in California, Tokyo, and London.
Joanna Krawczyk '06 won a $25,000 per year scholarship to Tulane Law School and will be practicing at Sullivan Stolier & Resor beginning this fall.
Kevin Rabalais is co-editor of Novel Voices, conversations with award-winning American writers and winner of the Eaton Literary Award.
John Mosier is the author of several books about military history: The Myth of the Great War: A New Military History of World War I, The Blitzkrieg Myth: How Hitler and the Allies Misread the Strategic Realities of World War II, Cross of Iron: The Rise And Fall of the German War Machine, and Grant.
The Big Easy Entertainment Awards has tapped playwright John Biguenet, a professor of Loyola University New Orleans, as the inaugural Theatre Person of the Year.
Times-Picayune writes glowing review of Mark Yakich's latest poetry collection: "The Importance of Peeling Potatoes in Ukraine."
Andrew Macdonald publishes extensively in the criticism of popular fiction and film. He has written a book on Howard Fast and is co-author of Shapeshifiting and Shaman or Sherlock? He has, with Gina Macdonald, just edited Jane Austen on Screen.