Writing Roundup: Week of October 11

October 11, 2018

Over the past couple of weeks Writing Program students, faculty and alumni have been busy publishing new work. Read more in our weekly roundup.​


Deborah Eisenberg (Faculty)
Professor Deborah Eisenberg will be presented with the 2019 Hadada Award for lifetime achievement by The Paris Review.


Sigrid Nunez '75 (Faculty)
Professor Sigrid Nunez is a finalist for the 2018 National Book Award in Fiction for her novel, The Friend.


Diana Khoi Nguyen '12
Nguyen’s collection Ghost Of has also been shortlisted for the 2018 National Book Award in Poetry.

Naomi Falk '17
Falk interviewed Maxwell Deter for BOMB Magazine.

E.J. Koh '13
Koh’s memoir The Magical Language of Others will be published with Tin House in Winter 2020.

Erica Stisser '18

Stisser was recently named a winner of the 2018 William Faulkner Literary Prize for her short story, “A Vague Recollection.”

Elina Alter '16
Alter’s has been selected as a Travel Fellow by The American Literary Translators Association.


Carolyn Jack '16
Jack’s short story, "Bottles," will be published in the second edition of Pen + Brush print magazine, to be released in November.


Mina Hamedi '17
Hamedi published an essay entitled “Dracula, Runes, and the Midnight Sun” in Off Assignment


Franz Alexander Nicolay (Student)
Nicolay published a piece about Charles Aznavour for The Paris Review.

Shoshana Akabas '18
Akabas’ piece on the 100th anniversary of the Lost Battalion of WWI was published this week in the Sunday Washington Post.