The Poetry Society of America has awarded both of its 2014 New York Chapbook Fellowships to Columbia writers: student Max Ritvo and Eva Saavedra ('11). Each fellow was selected as a winner by a distinguished poet; winning the awards means that the fellows will have books published by the society and will win a monetary award of $1,000.
This September marks the second year that Columbia Global Centers | Europe in Paris and the Bibliothèque nationale de France have partnered on the Festival des Écrivains du Monde, a celebration of global literature.more
Kristopher Jansma ('06), a graduate of Columbia's fiction concentration, was awarded the 2014 Sherwood Anderson Foundation's Fiction Award on September 2 for his debut novel, The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards (Viking 2013, Penguin 2014).more
The 2014 Toronto International Film Festival showcases nine short and feature length films from Columbia students, alumni and faculty. TIFF is recognized as one of the most prestigious festivals in the world. This year's TIFF runs from September 4 - 14.