Writing News & Events


Two projects from Columbia filmmakers took home prizes at the 2022 Gotham Awards.

Here, we talk with Assistant Professor of Writing Matthew Salesses about writing myths, how to properly conduct a workshop and why successful write

Dog on Fire, the nineteenth book (and seventh novel) by Terese Svoboda ’78 will be released in early 2023 from Flyover Fiction, University

No One Left to Come Looking for You, the latest novel from Associate Professor Sam Lipsyte, will be released early next month by Simon &am

Essays, edited by Associate Professor and Head of Poetry Dorothea Lasky, was recently released by Essay Press.

“My Gentile Region,” an essay by Associate Professor Gary Shteyngart, has been included in this year’s Best American Essays collection.

Seven Empty Houses, written by Argentinian author Samanta Schweblin and translated from the Spanish by Assistant Professor Megan McDowell,

Here, we talk to Fiction student Arya Roshanian  about grandiose personalities, humor and tone, and appreciating opera in the 21st centu

Our Country Friends, by Associate ProfessorGary Shteyngart, is among the titles shortlisted for this year’s Bollinger Ev

La Personalidad de los Pelícanos, a debut work of nonfiction–written in Spanish–from alumna Teresita Goyeneche Perezbardi ’20

Coming next month from Common Consent Press is East Winds, a new memoir by alumna Rachel Rueckert ’21.

The Changing of Keys, a debut novel from alumna Carolyn Jack ’16, is forthcoming from Regal House Publishing in 2024.