Alumnus Jakob Guanzon '17 Publishes 'Abundance'

Alumnus Jakob Guanzon '17 Publishes 'Abundance'

March 31, 2021

Abundance explores the life of a man and his son who experience anything but.

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Alumna and Professor Katrine Øgaard Jensen '17 Publishes 'Outgoing Vessel'

Alumna and Professor Katrine Øgaard Jensen '17 Publishes 'Outgoing Vessel'

March 24, 2021

Outgoing Vessel is a book-length mirror poem which won the Danish Critics Prize for Literature in 2015.

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Soon After First Light: Sam Lipsyte

Soon After First Light: Sam Lipsyte

March 24, 2021

Here, we talk with Associate Professor Sam Lipsyte  about language, impossible expectations, and remembering to be playful. 

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Creative Writing Lecture Series Welcomes Author Namwali Serpell

Creative Writing Lecture Series Welcomes Author Namwali Serpell

March 19, 2021

The Creative Writing Lecture Series brings distinguished writers to Columbia for original talks on craft.

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Alumna Catherine Pond '13 To Publish 'Fieldglass' with SIU Press

Alumna Catherine Pond '13 To Publish 'Fieldglass' with SIU Press

March 18, 2021

The collection follows the speaker's journey from childhood to adulthood as she develops her sexual identity and learns to navigate complex family as well as friendship dynamics.

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Alumnus Avner Landes '10 Publishes 'Meiselman: The Lean Years' with Tortoise Books

Alumnus Avner Landes '10 Publishes 'Meiselman: The Lean Years' with Tortoise Books

March 18, 2021

The novel, which is set in 2004, follows the titular character as he wishes for greater recognition and excitement in his life, which up to this point was characterized entirely by his identity as dutiful husband, father, and congregant in his ultra-orthodox Jewish community. 

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Danielle Evans (CC ‘04) Shortlisted for the 2021 Joyce Carol Oates Prize

Danielle Evans (CC ‘04) Shortlisted for the 2021 Joyce Carol Oates Prize

March 16, 2021

Columbia College alumna Danielle Evans '04 was recently named one of four finalists for the 2021 Joyce Carol Oates Prize, presented by The Simpson Literary Project, in a private ceremony.

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Alumna Forsyth Harmon '13 Publishes Debut Novel, 'Justine'

Alumna Forsyth Harmon '13 Publishes Debut Novel, 'Justine'

March 15, 2021

The events of Justine take place in the summer of 1999, and Harmon's minimalist line drawings evoke the particular tensions and obsessions of that time.

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Soon After First Light: Ben Marcus

Soon After First Light: Ben Marcus

March 11, 2021

Here, we talk with Professor Ben Marcus about language, abandoning work, and developing your inner editor.  

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Alumnus Brysen Boyd '20 Named Inaugural Writing Fellow on HBO's 'Succession'

Alumnus Brysen Boyd '20 Named Inaugural Writing Fellow on HBO's 'Succession'

March 10, 2021

As the inaugural "We Hear for You" Writing Fellow, Boyd will have a chance to work with show writers on season three of this popular series. 

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