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Recent publications from CLAS alumni
Eve Adamson (MFA, English, 1992) co-authored a new book, Mediterranean Women Stay Slim, Too, through Harper Collins with chef Melissa Kelly. The book, published in March, provides recipes, menu planners and an easy-to-follow plan for staying fit. On July 1, Beer: Domestic, Imported, and Home Brewed hits bookstore shelves. A food, pet and holistic health writer, Adamson has written more than 40 books and hundreds of magazine articles. She is also a contributing editor of Dog Fancy magazine.
Newbery Medal winner Kate DiCamillo (BA, English, 1987) published her fifth book in February, The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, through Candlewick Press. The book has been movie optioned by the Oscar-winning producer of 1994’s Forrest Gump, Wendy Finerman. Dicamillo received worldwide notoriety for her first book, Because of Winn-Dixie, which won the Newbery Honor (first-runner up to the Newbery Medal) in 2001. Just three years later, in 2004, she captured top prize for The Tale of Despereaux.
David Johansson (MFA, Creative Writing, 1983) teaches literature and film at Brevard Community College and recently published a chapter in Reading the Sopranos, a collection of essays about the HBO series, edited by David Lavery and published by I.B. Tauris.
Beth Orsoff’s (BA, English, 1989) first novel, Romantically
was published by Penguin Group’s NAL in April. The novel is a humorous
tale of a 30-something Los Angeles entertainment attorney’s dating