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'The Exhibition of Persephone Q,' by Alumna Jessi Jezewska Stevens '18 Coming in 2020
January 14, 2020

Alumna Jessi Jezewska Stevens '18 will publish her debut novel The Exhibition of Persephone Q with Farrar, Straus and Giroux this March.

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Six Columbia Writers on the 2020 PEN Longlist
January 6, 2020

This year, six Columbia writers were included on the 2020 Pen America Literary Awards Longlist: Xuan Juliana Wang ’11, Professor Leslie Jamison, Ruchika Tomar ’12, Yvette Siegert '07, Virlana Maria Tkacz ’83 (Theatre) and Wanda Phipps ’83 (Barnard).

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Columbia Faculty and Alumni Make the Grade on NPR's Best Books List
December 20, 2019

Many Columbia alumni and faculty were among those recognized by NPR’s prestigious end of year list.

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So Many Notables, So Little Time: 'The New York Times' 2019 List of the Best
December 18, 2019

The School of the Arts is well represented on this years’ prestigious New York Times Notable Books of the Year list, which includes alumni and faculty members working across all genres, and ranges from veterans of the craft to a debut novelist.

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In Discussion with David Klass About His New Novel ‘Out of Time’
December 9, 2019

2020 is proving to be an eventful year for faculty member and co-head of the TV Writing concentration David Klass.

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Alumna Afia Atakora '16 Conjures The South Through the Healing Arts
December 2, 2019

For alumna Afia Atakora ’16, the 9-month “fever dream” that birthed her novel Conjure Women, written for her master thesis, is now going to be published in the US by Penguin Books.

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'Pour One Out' by Alumnus Chris Vola ’10 Released Last Month
November 14, 2019

Pour One Out: Cocktail Odes to TV's Most Dearly Departed, written by fiction alumnus Chris Vola ’10, was published by William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins, last month.

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Richard Ford Wins Prestigious Hadada Award from ‘The Paris Review’
November 13, 2019

One of America’s leading authors, Professor Richard Ford has been awarded the prestigious Hadada Award for lifetime achievement from The Paris Review, joining the distinguished ranks of winners as Joan Didion, William Styron, Norman Mailer, and Philip Roth.

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The National Book Foundation Names Assistant Professor Anelise Chen Among ‘5 Under 35’
October 22, 2019

Assistant Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies Anelise Chen was recently selected for The National Book Foundations list of ‘5 under 35’, for her book So Many Olympic Exertions.

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‘Griddlecakes’ by Alumna Jenessa Abrams ‘17 Serves up a Great Story
September 25, 2019

Fiction alumna Jenessa Abrams ’17 is having a great year.

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