Dukhtar, written and directed by Afia Nathaniel (‘06), has been announced as Pakistan’s official submission to the Academy Awards’ Foreign Language Category. Last year, Pakistan re-entered the Oscar race after more than a 50-year hiatus, though their submission, Zinda Bhaag did not ultimately receive a nomination.more
Writing program alumna Molly Antopol ('07) has received her second honor from the National Book Foundation in as many years: She has been longlisted for the 2014 National Book Award in Fiction for her book The UnAmericans.
Two Columbia poets appear among the ten longlisted for the 2014 National Book Award, one of the nation's most hallowed writing honors: Professor Mark Strand for his Collected Poems (Knopf/Random House) and alumna Claudia Rankine ('93) for her book more
Art and Craft, directed and produced by film alumna Jennifer Grausman (’05) and co-directed by Sam Cullman and Mark Becker will open on Friday, September 19, at the Lincoln Plaza Cinemas and the Angelika Film Center - before a nationwide expansion this fall.more
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.