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'Green Book' by Writing Alumnus Peter Farrelly '86 Wins Three Golden Globes
January 8, 2019

At the 76th Golden Globe Awards, two films by Alumni were nominated, Green Book, directed and co-written by writing alumnus Peter Farrelly '86 and Ralph Breaks the Internet co-directed and co-written by film alumnus Phil Johnston '04.

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Writing Roundup: Week of December 9
December 17, 2018

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

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Professor Susan Bernofsky to Receive MLA's Lois Ruth Award
December 11, 2018

Associate Professor Susan Bernofsky is set to receive the Modern Language Association’s Lois Ruth Award for her translation of Go, Went, Gone by Jenny Erpenbeck, published by New Directions.

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Professor Deborah Eisenberg's 'Your Duck Is My Duck' Named Best Book of 2018
December 7, 2018

Your Duck Is My Duck, ​written by Professor Deborah Eisenberg, was on the Best Books of 2018 list in Bookforum December 2018 edition.

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Work by Columbia Writers Named Among 'Best Books of the Year' by New York Times Critics
December 7, 2018

The New York Times’s staff critics gave their choices of the best fiction and nonfiction works of the year and three Columbia writers were among those named.

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Columbia Writers Recognized as 'Black Male Writers For Our Time' by The New York Times
December 7, 2018

The New York Times Style Magazine’s current issue features a piece recognizing 32 black American male writers who are “producing literature that is essential to how we understand our country and its place in the world right now.

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Current Student Simon Leser '19 Wins PEN America Translation Award
December 7, 2018

Current Student Simon Leser '19 won the PEN America Translation Grant for his translation of Of Our Wounded Brothers by Joseph Andras.

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Professor and Alumna Sigrid Nunez '75 Wins the National Book Award
November 15, 2018

Fiction professor and alumna Sigrid Nunez '75 won the 2018 National Book Award in fiction for her latest novel The Friend.

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Current Student Erica Stisser Named Winner of William Faulkner Literary Prize
October 18, 2018

Current student Erica Stisser was named a winner of the 2018 William Faulkner Literary Prize for her short story, “A Vague Recollection.

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Alumna Elina Alter '16 Named 2018 ALTA Travel Fellow
October 12, 2018

Fiction and translation alumna Elina Alter '16 has been selected as a 2018 ALTA Travel Fellow by The American Literary Translators Association.

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