The 2016 Man Booker longlist includes School of the Arts faculty and alumni. Writing Program faculty member Paul Beatty was selected for his book, The Sellout (Oneworld). Alumnus David Means '87 was selected for his debut novel, Hystopia (Faber & Faber).
Clarence Coo ’10, Migdalia Cruz '84, Winter Miller '03, and Melisa Tien '09 have all been awarded New York Foundation of the Arts Artists’ Fellowships in the 2016 Playwriting/Screenwriting category to support their continued work as playwrights.
Recent graduate Clara Roquet ’16 won the 2016 BAFTA US Student Film Award for her short film El Adiós, which she wrote and directed as part of her MFA coursework at the Columbia University Film Program.more