Writing News & Events


Fireworks Every Night(Random House, 2023), a debut novel by Beth Raymer ’08, offers a poignant portrayal of a young wom

Associate Professor Heidi Julavits '96 has been chosen as a recipient of the prestigious Berlin Prize.

Alumnus Matthew Gellman ’18 has emerged victorious in the highly prestigious 22nd Annual A. Poulin, Jr.

Here, we talk to Nonfiction student Donna Lee Davidson about prescriptive percussion, jazz clubs, and the all-encompassing importance of rhythm.

The Silk Factory, a new memoir from alumnus Michael Hickins ’86 (CC ’83), is coming next month from Amsterdam Publishers.

Writing alumnus Raffi Joe Wartanian ’21 has been named the first Poet Laureate of Glendale, California. 

Lucky Dogs, a new novel from alumna Helen Schulman ’86, is coming soon from Knopf. 

Poetry alumna Emily Simon ’21 has published her first book titled In Many Ways (Winter Editions, 2023), a lyrical essay on selfhood, memor

Here, we talk to Adjunct Assistant Professor Piotr Orlov about Saturday Night Fever, mixtapes, and music storytelling.

Adjunct Assistant Professor Catherine Lacey ’10and Adjunct Professor Brenda Wineapple have been named 2023 Fellows of the Dorothy

Brown Girls, the debut novel from alumna Daphne Palasi Andreades ’19, has been shortlisted for the inaugural Carol Shields Prize for Ficti

Here, we talk with Professor Leslie Jamison about empathy on the page, why she sees herself as a bowerbird writer, and how teaching influences her