Our Students


In June, our first Mesa, AZ cohort graduated. Miss Anna Arnett, aged 91, (left) became the oldest Colonel to receive her degree. Mike Mortimer (center) and Spencer Aubrey (right) also received their M.A. degrees.


September 2016 Creative Writing Program graduates at the summer Wilkes-Barre commencement.


Summer 2016 Graduates:

Anna Laurene Arnett (Creative Nonfiction)
Spencer Aubrey (Poetry)
Michelle Byrnes (Screenwriting)
Wendy Decker (Fiction)
Kayleigh DeMace (Fiction)
Brianna Eller (Fiction)
Joshua Horwitz (Creative Nonfiction)
Jennifer Jenkins (Fiction)
M. Anthony Kapolka (Fiction)
Nathalie O’Brien (Fiction)
Dale Louise Mervine (Fiction)
Kerri Miller (Poetry)
Michael Mortimer (Screenwriting)
Donna Talarico (Publishing)
Kristin Vath (Fiction)

Caryn Devincenti
Megan Haikes
Corinne Nulton
Vanessa Taylor –O’Connor
Ezzel Thomas
John Winston

Congratulations to each of these members of our Wilkes writing community, and welcome to the newest members of the Wilkes Alumni Association!