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December 15, 2016
January 18, 2017

Over the past couple of weeks School of the Arts students, alumni, faculty, and staff have been busy at work, publishing essays, being translated and, in the case of a few students, receiving nominations for the Pushcart Prize.

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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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January 1, 2017
January 1, 2017

Over the past couple of weeks School of the Arts alumni and faculty have been receiving recognition for books they published this year by outlets ranging from NPR to the New York Times Book Review.

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Emma Cline’s ’13 The Girls Named Top 2016 Book by Numerous Publications
December 29, 2016

The Girls, a debut novel by Writing Program alumna Emma Cline ’13, was a topic of much discussion in the literary world long before it even hit bookstores.

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Three Columbia Affiliates Named New York Times Notable Books
December 5, 2016

As 2016 draws to a close, major publications have begun to release their lists of the best books of the year.

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Writing Roundup
November 28, 2016

November 28, 2016   Over the past couple of weeks School of the Arts students, alumni, faculty, and staff have been busy at work, publishing stories, translations, and books and giving interviews.

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An Interview with Rebecca Godfrey on her Multidisciplinary Show Girls in Trees
November 17, 2016

At Columbia’s School of the Arts, where programs are often divided by medium or concentration, it’s easy to assume that professors and students mostly stick to their chosen practices—painters with paint, directors with film, writers with the written word.

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Professor Paul Beatty Wins 2016 Man Booker Prize
October 25, 2016

School of the Arts Writing Program Associate Professor Paul Beatty’s novel The Sellout has won the 2016 Man Booker Prize.

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Emma Cline's Debut Novel Published to Much Acclaim
June 11, 2016

Emma Cline’s ’13 much-anticipated debut novel, The Girls, has been published to great acclaim.

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Writing 2015-2016 Roundup
April 8, 2016

This year, many Columbia alumni, faculty, and current students saw their work published and honored, including several graduates who published books for the first time.

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