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Richard Ford Returns With a New Collection of Stories
May 13, 2020

In a career that has spanned almost 50 years, Professor Richard Ford has produced 13 works of fiction, including his 1995 novel, Independence Day, the first book to receive both the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award.

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Alumna Christina Chiu '00 Publishes Novel, 'Beauty'
April 29, 2020

This Friday, in conjunction with her book launch, Chiu will speak at Hugo House for their Solitude Social Club series.

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'Empire City,' New Novel by Alumnus Matt Gallagher '13 Available for Pre-Order
April 22, 2020

The novel Empire City by alumnus Matt Gallagher ’13 is available for pre-order at Bookshop, an online bookstore that supports local, independent bookstores.

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'Homeland Elegies,' Novel by Film Alumnus Ayad Akhtar ’02, Named Among 'New York Times' "20 Books We're Watching For in 2020"
April 22, 2020

Homeland Elegies, a forthcoming novel by alumnus Ayad Akhtar ’02, was named one of The New York Times' "20 Books We're Watching For in 2020.

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Alumna Ruchika Tomar '12 Wins 2020 PEN/HEMINGWAY
April 16, 2020

Back in February, we were pleased to announce that three Columbia writers were finalists for the PEN America Literary Award, one of them being alumna Ruchika Tomar ’12.

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'Great American Desert,' by Terese Svoboda '78 Finalist for the Foreword Book Award
April 10, 2020

Great American Desert, a collection of short stories by alumna Terese Svoboda '78, is a finalist for the Foreword Book Award.

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The Dangerous Undertow of 'The Inland Sea' Charted in Debut Novel by Alumna Madeleine Watts ’19
April 8, 2020

As if nature were mirroring her own erratic life, the unnamed narrator of The Inland Sea by alumna Madeleine Watts ‘19 careens headlong into a spree of self-destructive behavior in her native Australia surrounded by an eerie ecological nightmare of brush fires, flooding, and suffocating heat.

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Current Student Nicole Caplain Kelly Awarded Stegner Fellowship at Stanford University
April 2, 2020

Current student Nicole Caplain Kelly has been awarded a Stegner Fellowship at Stanford University.

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'Molly Bit,' Novel by Alumnus Dan Bevacqua '11 out with Simon and Schuster
February 27, 2020

Molly Bit, a debut novel by Writing alumnus Dan Bevacqua ’11 was published by Simon and Schuster on February 4, 2020.

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