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Lacy Warner '16 Debuts Short Documentary 'A Journey of Sight: The Long Road Toward Curing River Blindness'
December 8, 2021

Nonfiction alumna Lacy Warner ‘16 recently debuted her first short documentary, A Journey of Sight: The Long Road Toward Curing River Blindness, with Epic Digital and Vox Media.

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‘The Way You Make Me Feel’ by Nina Sharma ’16 to be Published by Penguin Press
November 8, 2021

Sharma is a co-founder and member of the all-South Asian American female improv group Not Your Biwi and was formerly the Programs Director at the Asian American Writers’ Workshop.

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‘It Doesn’t Have to Be Awkward’ by Alumna Paulina Pinsky ’18 Out in September
September 13, 2021

School Library Journal also highlighted the book’s accessible language, calling it “a useful manual for navigating relationships with friends and classmates, as well as grappling with one’s own identity,” and noted the book’s “sensitivity and compassion.

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Alumna Ida Lødemel Tvedt '17 wins the 2021 Hestenes Journalism Award
September 10, 2021

During last month's Norwegian Film Festival in Haugesund, the 2021 Arne Hestenes Journalism Award was presented to Writing alumna Ida Lødemel Tvedt '17.

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Alumna Nancy Agabian '03 Wins Lambda Literary's 2021 Jeanne Córdova Prize, Alumnae Among Finalists
August 31, 2021

According to author Amy Bass, "In vivid, candid, layered prose, Soderlind takes us on a riveting journey to discover how and why what we love isn't always what makes sense.

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Writing Students Ye Odelia Lu and Lin King Contribute to 'Queer Time: A Special Notebook of Taiwanese Tongzhi Literature'
July 21, 2021

Nonfiction student Ye Odelia Lu and Fiction student Lin King are contributors to the Asian American Writers' Workshop's Queer Time: A Special Notebook of Taiwanese Tongzhi Literature, which will launch on July 26, 2021.

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A Professor Shifts From Literary Translation to Biography
July 14, 2021

After translating the works of Swiss-German author Robert Walser for decades, Professor Susan Bernofsky has written the first English-language biography of him.

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'All the Frequent Troubles of our Days' by Alumna Rebecca Donner '01 Coming in Early August
July 14, 2021

Publishers Weekly calls the book "a stunning biography.

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Alumnus Daniel Penny '16 Receives McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism
June 7, 2021

According to Penny, "I’ve been writing about fashion for a few years now for GQ, The New Yorker, and The Financial Times (among others), with a more recent focus on sustainability.

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Soon After First Light: Wendy S. Walters
May 26, 2021

What is a typical workday like for you when you’re in the middle of a project?    Wendy S.

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