Alumni Ambassadors

Alumni Ambassadors are alumni representatives who embody the values and aims of the MFA in Creative Writing & Poetics program. As alumni working across diverse roles and sectors, they support prospective students, current students, and fellow alumni by sharing how they’ve translated their degrees and navigated their careers.

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Sarah Baker, '15

Sarah Baker is a writer, designer and editor living in Seattle. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing & Poetics from the University of Washington Bothell and a B.A. in Anthropology from UCLA. She is a co-founder and co-editor of Small Po[r]tions Journal and Letter [r] Press, has worked as an intern and freelance designer for Wave Books and was a co-director for APRIL, Seattle's (discontinued) annual festival of small and independent publishing. She is currently a lecturer in creative writing for undergraduates at UW Bothell.

Terrell Fox, '17

Photo of Terrell FoxTerrell Fox is a graduate of the MFA creative writing program at the University of Washington Bothell. He is a former Marine who can't draw, paint, sing, dance, play music, take pictures, sculpt, or throw pottery, so he writes as his way of artistic expression. His work has previously been published in Proximity Magazine, Ricky's Backyard, Holy Shit Journal, Clamor, Black Candies: The Eighties,Memoir Mixtapes Vol. 4, and Crypticon Seattle's De-Compositions 2018. He also has upcoming work in Incoming: Sex, Drugs, & Copenhagen. He was recently selected to be a group leader for Planting The Oar, a literature-based veteran/civilian discussion group sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Terrell has completed a novel-length experimental memoir about his experiences in Iraq and Afghanistan.  He can be reached on Twitter @FogButWithAnX.