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'Hadestown' Directed by Alumna Rachel Chavkin ’08 Wins Eight Tonys
June 10, 2019

  Update 6/10/2019: Hadestown, directed by alumna Rachel Chavkin ’08 (Directing) won in eight of the nine categories it was nominated, including Best Musical and Best Direction of a Musical.

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Seven Columbia Faculty and Alumni Awarded 2019 Guggenheim Fellowships
June 4, 2019

Seven Columbia faculty members and alumni were recently named 2019 Guggenheim Fellows.

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Richard Ford to Receive Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction
June 3, 2019

Professor Richard Ford, author of Independence Day, the first novel to win both the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award, will receive the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction during the 2019 Library of Congress National Book Festival on August 31, 2019.

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Faculty Members and Alumna Win Obies
June 3, 2019

In recent theatre news, Columbia swept the 2019 Obie Awards.

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Alumna Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah '11 Receives American Mosaic Journalism Prize
February 13, 2019

Writing alumna Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah '11 received the American Mosaic Journalism Prize recently, an unrestricted cash prize of $100,000 awarded to freelance journalists for excellence in long-form, narrative, or deep reporting about underrepresented and/or misrepresented groups in the American landscape.

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Current Fiction Student Madelaine Lucas Wins 2018 Elizabeth Jolley Story Prize
September 12, 2018

Current student Madelaine Lucas won the the Australian Book Review’s prestigious Elizabeth Jolley Story Prize for her short story Ruins.

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Writing Student Margaret Meehan Named Tin House Scholar
September 6, 2018

Current fiction student Margaret Meehan was recently named a 2018 Tin House Scholar.

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Film & Creative Writing Alumni Awarded 2018 Episodic Lab Fellowship
August 8, 2018

Alumni Christopher Abeel '18 (Film), Stephanie Adams-Santos '09 (Writing), and Rammy Park '11 (Film) were recently named the 2018 Fellows with Film Independent’s prestigious Episodic Lab.

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Interview: Kelli Trapnell '14, Winner of 2018 NYFA Fiction Fellowship
August 6, 2018

Alumna Kelli Trapnell '14 has been named a 2018 Fiction Fellow by the New York State Council of the Arts (NYSCA) and New York Fine Arts (NYFA).

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Film Faculty & Alumni Nominated For 2018 Emmy Awards
July 20, 2018

It’s an exciting time for Columbia University’s Film faculty and alumni, who received multiple nominations for the 2018 Emmy Awards in various categories.

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