Salvatore “Sam” Falco

August 31, 2012

Congrats to Salvatore “Sam” Falco for having his short story, “The Corwen Ocatvo”, published at Mysterical-E. Here’s the direct link so you can read it, too!

Angela Masterson Jones

August 27, 2012
On May 20, Angela Masterson Jones, four-time WIP alumna, graduated from Eckerd College with a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing and a minor in Film Studies, High Honors, Honors Program, and the Excellence Award in Creative Writing. She also served as the Program for Experienced Learners’ graduating student speaker at Commencement on South Beach (
Last spring Angie’s free-verse poem “I am my own dog” was awarded honorable mention in the Writers Alliance of Gainesville poetry contest and appeared in the 2012 Bacopa Literary Review ( Her rhyming poem “Catharsis” tied for runner-up in The Lyric College Poetry Contest (2011) and was published in the magazine’s online journal ( In June, her poem “Attachment” debuted in the inaugural edition of University of Tampa’s online literary journal, Tampa Review Online (TROn) ( Her poems “beyond extinction,” which she wrote in high school, and “Observing Cat,” part of her college thesis, are forthcoming in the 2012 Sanctuary: Arts Journal of the Southern Regional Honors Council (
Congrats, Angie!!!

Therese Tappouni

August 20, 2012

ECWC alumna Therese Tappouni’s nonfiction work, The Gifts of Grief: Finding Light in the Darkness of Loss, has been accepted for publication by Hampton Roads Publishing. It is currently scheduled for publication in April 2013. Congrats, Therese!

Sharon Ruth Tucci

August 16, 2012

Congratulations to ECWC alumna Sharon Ruth Tucci who recently just graduated from Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida with her Master’s Degree in Creative Writing. Sharon was the salutatorian of her class.

Congrats, Sharon!

Gale Massey

August 5, 2012

An inspirational piece in this weekend’s Tampa Bay Times by ECWC alumna, Gale Massey.

Congrats, Gale!