2007 MFA Program alumna Alyson Sinclair has been named the new Publicity Director of McSweeney's, the behemoth online literary journal and publishing house founded by A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius author Dave Eggers, http://www.mcsweeneys.net/tendency
Alyson is a poet who worked as the MFA program Assistant on Edelstein-Keller Writer Series publicity and events. After graduation, she went to work in FSG's publicity department, which proved a launching pad to publicity position at venerable City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco. Alyson was also a Graywolf intern while in the program. The MFA program strives to provide opportunities in publishing, events work, publicity and arts administration to our students. Alyson is just one of many talented writers who have found opportunities in the literary world after graduation.