1. Oye What I'm Gonna Tell You by Milanés
  2. Mud Song by Terry Thaxton
  3. Marielitos, Balseros and Other Exiles by Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés
  4. Everyday Chica by Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés
  5. The Night We Set the Dead Kid on Fire by Ephraim
Department of English Graduate Programs
Laurie Uttich

Laurie Uttich, M.F.A.

Laurie Rachkus Uttich's essays, poems, and fiction have been published in various literary journals, including Fourth Genre; Creative Nonfiction; River Teeth; Rattle; Sweet: A Literary Confection; Poets and Writers (Why We Write column); The Missouri Review; Superstition Review; This I Believe (broadcast on The Bob Edwards Show); Burrow Press Review; Brain, ChildIron Horse (fiction recipient of the Discovered Voices Award); So To Speak (recipient of the Creative Nonfiction award); Huffington PostThe Writers Chronicle; The Good Men Project; and others.


  • M.F.A. in Creative Writing from University of Central Florida

Research Interests

Creative nonfiction: memoir, essay, segmented forms (braided, collage, lyrical), and literary journalism. Fiction: short stories, flash fiction.

Updated: Dec 6, 2018

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