Writing News & Events


The winners of the 2022 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers were announced this month, among them alumnus Patrick James Errington ’15 as

Columbia University School of the Arts is thrilled to announce that bestselling author Matthew Salesses has been appointed Assistant Professor of W

The debut novel of poet, translator, and alumna E.J. Koh ’13 will be published by Tin House Books, arriving in summer/fall 2023.

When Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24th, Poetry Alumna Laima Vincė '94 started a project to amplify the voices of Ukrainian women who are curr

Trailblazing translator, Adjunct Assistant Professor, and alumna Katrine Øgaard Jensen ’17 has been honored with Denmark’s prestigious Kjeld Elfelt

Current Writing Program student Aziza Kasumov has been awarded the 2022 World Literature Today Student Translation Prize for best literary translat

Avid Reader Press will be publishing Butts: A Backstory by Alumna Heather Radke '19 on November 22, 2022.

The 2022 Pulitzer Prizes were announced on May 9, 2022, and three School of the Arts alumni are involved with winning projects in the arts.

Writing alumna E.J. Koh ’13 has joined the writing team of Apple TV+’s new series Pachinko. 

Flight by Professor and alumna Lynn Steger Strong '14 will be published by HarperCollins this November.

Current nonfiction student Wally Suphap recently placed first in the Fish Short Memoir Prize for his story, "Thirteen Ways of Interrogating An Inci

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