Fordham's own Dinika M. Amaral has published the short story "No Good Deed Unpunished" in this winter's Iowa Review. The story also earned her the Review's Tim McGinnis Award.
Amaral earned her BA at Fordham before enrolling at New York University, where she received her MA and MFA. Her work has appeared in the Times of India and Golden Handcuffs Review and is forthcoming in the Denver Quarterly and Guernica. Amaral is currently a writing coach at NYU’s Stern School of Business and substitute-teaches creative writing at the University of California, Berkeley.