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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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Interview: Alumnus Aaron Garretson '11 Wins San Diego Public Library's Inaugural Short Story Contest
June 22, 2018

Alumnus Aaron Garretson '11 figured he’d be an unlikely winner of the San Diego Public Library’s inaugural short story contest after taking an old story and reworking it to fit the word count.

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Alumni Honored by the Poetry Society of America as Chapbook Fellows
June 11, 2018

Nicholas Goodly ’17 and Esther Lin ’10 whose chapbooks garnered recognition from the Poetry Society of America participated in the organization's 15th Anniversary Chapbook Fellowship Ceremony.

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Writing Roundup: Week of May 30, 2018
May 31, 2018

Over the past couple of weeks, Writing Program students, faculty and alumni have been busy publishing new work.

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Faculty Members Lara Vapnyar and Jenny Zhang Win O. Henry Prizes
May 29, 2018

Adjunct faculty members Lara Vapnyar and Jenny Zhang each won a 2018 O.

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