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Lis Harris Bridges Troubled Waters in Her New Book About Jerusalem
October 9, 2019

In a work that was 10 years in the making, Professor of Professional Practice and future Writing Chair Lis Harris’ exhaustive and sensitive reporting in her new book In Jerusalem: Three Generations of an Israeli Family and a Palestinian Family manages to humanize a deeply polarizing and volatile conflict.

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Leslie Jamison Opens Cabinets of Wonder in 'Make it Scream, Make it Burn'
October 9, 2019

From the mystique and fate of an outlier blue whale; to the civil war photography of Matthew Brady; to the spooky appeal of a computer game that allows users to create virtual selves; to the museum of broken relationships in Croatia, Leslie Jamison’s new essay collection, Make It Scream, Make It Burn, is, as NPR called it “[a] heady hybrid of journalism, memoir and criticism.

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Timothy Donnelly Gives Voice to The Problem of the Many in His Much-Anticipated Poetry Collection
September 25, 2019

Hailed by Publisher’s Weekly as one of the most anticipated books of the season, The Problem of the Many, professor Timothy Donnelly’s third poetry collection, was praised in a starred review for its “[i]mpressive … articulation and range of insights…,” its “contemporary and capacious scope,” and “wild imaginings.

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Diksha Basu '14 Publishes Novel The Windfall
July 3, 2017

Alumna Diksha Basu ‘14 has already had a big year.

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Writing Roundup: Week of June 17
June 19, 2017

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

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Mary Mann '14 to Publish Essay Collection on Boredom
April 29, 2017

Mary Mann ’14, a Writing Program alumna, will publish her first book, a collection of essays called Yawn: Adventures in Boredom, in May.

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Professor Annette Insdorf Publishes New Book
April 17, 2017

Film Faculty Annette Insdorf published Intimations: The Cinema of Wojciech Has through Northwestern University Press this month.

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Professor Rob King Releases New Book
April 16, 2017

Professor Rob King published a new book this month.

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Kassi Underwood '13 to Publish Memoir
February 8, 2017

Writing Program alumna Kassi Underwood '13 will publish her first book, a memoir entitled May Cause Love: An Unexpected Journey of Enlightenment After Abortion, with HarperOne this February.

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Alumnus James Rahn Publishes Rittenhouse Writers: Reflections on a Fiction Workshop
January 13, 2017

For almost 30 years, Writing alumnus James Rahn ’88 has led the Rittenhouse Writers’ Group, a Philadelphia-based writing class that, in the words of the Paul Dry Books, the publisher of Rahn’s new memoir, is one of the “longest-running independent fiction workshops” in the country.

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