Soon After First Light: James Cañón

Soon After First Light: James Cañón

October 22, 2020

This week, we talk with alumnus and Adjunct Associate Professor James Cañón ’04—author of Tales from the Town of Widows & Chronicles from the Land of Men—about making routines, meditating, and overcoming creative blocks. ​

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Writing Alumnus Grant Bergland '15 Receives Excellence in Filmmaking Award at 2020 Anthem Film Festival

Writing Alumnus Grant Bergland '15 Receives Excellence in Filmmaking Award at 2020 Anthem Film Festival

October 21, 2020

Written and directed by Bergland, Metrics follows Tom Ford (Gabriel Armentano)—an unfulfilled and lonely doorman who buys a virtual assistant, Marta (voiced by Jessica Bettencourt).

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'Tiny Nightmares,' Co-edited by Professor Lincoln Michel, Released October 13, 2020

'Tiny Nightmares,' Co-edited by Professor Lincoln Michel, Released October 13, 2020

October 20, 2020

Tiny Nightmares, a collection of 42 blood-curdling flash fiction pieces, features work by authors such as Samantha Hunt, Brian Evenson, Jac Jemc, Stephen Graham Jones, and alumni Selena Gambrell Anderson '10 and Theresa Hottel '18.

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Alumnae Raluca Albu '18 and Sasha von Oldershausen '19 Center for Fiction 2020 NYC Emerging Writer Fellows

Alumnae Raluca Albu '18 and Sasha von Oldershausen '19 Center for Fiction 2020 NYC Emerging Writer Fellows

October 16, 2020

The coveted Emerging Writer Fellowship, now in its tenth year, "offers grants, editorial mentorship, and other opportunities to early-career NYC-based practitioners who are at a critical moment in their development as fiction writers." 

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A Tribute to Louise Glück: Oracle of the Interior

A Tribute to Louise Glück: Oracle of the Interior

October 14, 2020

Poetry Alumna Elizabeth Metzger ’15 pays tribute to former undergraduate writing student, 2020 Nobel Prize recipient, Louise Glück through a meditation on her poetry of transformation and the power of reading it in a global pandemic.

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Alumnus Nathan Xavier Osorio '16 wins 2020 Poetry Society Chapbook Fellowship

Alumnus Nathan Xavier Osorio '16 wins 2020 Poetry Society Chapbook Fellowship

October 14, 2020

Osorio's work, The Last Town Before the Mojave, was selected for the award by poet Oliver de la Paz.

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'Healer of the Water Monster' by Alumnus Brian L. Young '19 to be Released May 2021

'Healer of the Water Monster' by Alumnus Brian L. Young '19 to be Released May 2021

October 13, 2020

Nathan, the protagonist of Healer of the Water Monster, is a young Navajo boy who stays with his grandmother for the summer.

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Nonfiction Dialogues Welcomes Maggie Nelson

Nonfiction Dialogues Welcomes Maggie Nelson

October 9, 2020

This student-initiated series puts Professor and Writing Program Chair Lis Harris in conversation with distinguished nonfiction writers about their work and careers.

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Louise Glück 2020 Winner of Nobel Prize in Literature

Louise Glück 2020 Winner of Nobel Prize in Literature

October 8, 2020

Glück has been awarded this most prestigious literary award—which honors a writer's full body of work—"for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal."

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