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'Las Biuty Queens,' New Translation by Alumna Hannah Kauders '20, to Release June 1, 2021
April 15, 2021

Kauders' translation holds true to the spirit of the original book by keeping what Diego Zúñiga, award-winning author of Camanchaca, calls the "rabid Spanglish" used by "the fragile voices of this book as they tell.

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Alumna Daphne Palasi Andreades '19 Named 2021 Sidney Harman Writing Fellow
April 15, 2021

As part of the program, Andreades will also address Baruch students, faculty, staff, and alumni at a Zoom event on April 22nd, where she "looks forward to sharing her story and insight with the Baruch community and hopes she, and her forthcoming novel, can inspire students the same way she was inspired just a few years ago.

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English and Comparative Literature Professor Saidiya Hartman Wins 2021 PEN Award for Nonfiction
April 9, 2021

Wayward Lives is also the winner of a 2020 National Book Critics Circle Award and a 2019 Macarthur Fellowship.

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Alumnus Alistair Mackay '18 to Publish Debut Novel with Kwela
April 5, 2021

Alistair Mackay's fiction has been published in Commonwealth Writers’ adda magazine, Brittle Paper, The Kalahari Review, New Contrast, and in the anthologies The Other, Queer Africa II (shortlisted for a Lambda Award in 2017) and Queer Africa: Selected Stories.

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Alumnus Jakob Guanzon '17 Publishes 'Abundance'
March 31, 2021

Associate Professor Gary Shteyngart also called Abundance "A searing and truthful portrait of American life full of beauty, honesty and unexpected grace.

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Soon After First Light: Sam Lipsyte
March 24, 2021

Soon After First Light is a series where we talk craft, process, and pandemic with Columbia's accomplished writing professors.

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Alumnus Avner Landes '10 Publishes 'Meiselman: The Lean Years' with Tortoise Books
March 18, 2021

Lipsyte added to the praise, saying, "Meiselman: The Lean Years is a triumph of comic escalation, as well as a rich, witty exploration of the major elements of life, including family, community, love, work, ambition, faith, and ritual, not to mention the unforgettable power-hitting of the legendary Frank Thomas, AKA 'The Big Hurt.

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Danielle Evans (CC ‘04) Shortlisted for the 2021 Joyce Carol Oates Prize
March 16, 2021

The finalists will participate in a live event, called "Meet the Finalists," on March 30, 2021 at 5 pm PT and 8 pm ET.

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Alumna Forsyth Harmon '13 Publishes Debut Novel, 'Justine'
March 15, 2021

According to The Chicago Review of Books, "Harmon's evocative prose and drawings put the reader right back into the tension of that age, flush with all those tricky feelings.

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Soon After First Light: Ben Marcus
March 11, 2021

What is a typical workday like for you when you’re in the middle of a project?    Ben Marcus: Well, it’s really varied over the years.

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