Writing Roundup: Week of Aug. 14, 2017

August 15, 2017

Writing Roundup: Week of Aug. 15

Over the past couple of weeks, Writing Program students, alumni, and faculty have been busy publishing new work. Read more in our biweekly roundup of news about Columbia writers.

Annelise Berghenti
Current student Berghenti was included in an Irish Central feature on eight Irish artists living and working in Brooklyn.

Jay Deshpande
Alumnus Deshpande published an essay on the website of Poetry magazine about Denis Johnson, the American writer who recently died, and his “lasting contribution to poetry.

Cyree Jarelle Johnson
Current student Cyree Jarelle Johnson published a series of poems, titled “Prince Died for Fem Boys,” with The Wanderer.

Tan Lin
Writing Program adjunct professor Lin’s poem “Linguistics” was published in the July/August 2017 issue of Poetry magazine: “Oh: I am analytic & / 0-1 in a given // region (unloved/ / labial) and such.”

Trenton Pollard
Current student Pollard’s poem “Reincarnation” was published in the online literary poetry magazine Foundry: ​”Blackberries hang low / in the brambles. The aphids are full up, / death is still hungry.”

Nina Sharma
Alumna Nina Sharma’s essay “The Bride’s Goodbye” is featured in “Sacred Americans,” the latest folio by Anomaly: “Her husband-to-be was also American, a white American, and not too long after that day they would be married somewhere else, a destination wedding, a beach, and it seemed as if she was already there.”