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Student Chelsea Sylviolet Smith (Roberts) wins 2021 Campbell Award
April 16, 2021

In 2016, the Columbia University Trustees and the Columbia Alumni Association (CAA) established The Campbell Award, which is presented to a graduating student at each School who shows exceptional leadership and Columbia spirit as exemplified by the late Bill Campbell '62CC, '64TC, Chair Emeritus, University Trustee and CAA co-founder.

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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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Several Columbia Alumni and Faculty Named 2021 Guggenheim Fellows
April 9, 2021

Yesterday, the 2021 Guggenheim fellowships were announced, and several Columbia Faculty and Alumni are among the recipients.

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Alumna Michele Herman '85 to Publish Novel and Chapbook in 2022
April 7, 2021

"In 1985, the year I finished my MFA.

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Alumnus Brysen Boyd '20 Named Inaugural Writing Fellow on HBO's 'Succession'
March 10, 2021

While HBO has offered writing fellowships in the past through HBOAccess, participants in that program spent their time developing, and eventually presenting, a script suitable for HBO under the mentorship of HBO creative executives.

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Alumna Kao Kalia Yang '05 Publishes 'Somewhere in the Unknown World' and 'The Most Beautiful Thing'
February 12, 2021

Nonfiction Alumna Kao Kalia Yang '05 recently published two books, Somewhere in the Unknown World (Metropolitan, 2020)—a collective refugee memoir—and The Most Beautiful Thing (Carolrhoda Books, 2020)—a picture book based on Yang's own experience as a young Hmong refugee.

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Alumnus Gordon Haber '02 Edits Anthology, '2020: Good Writing from a Bad Year'
January 4, 2021

Gordon Haber writes about religion and culture.

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Alumnus Daniel Felsenthal '15 Awarded 2020-21 Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture Fellowship Grant
December 18, 2020

"My plan is to follow in the footsteps of Austerlitz’s narrator, trying to find the history of the Holocaust beneath the fictionalizations of Sebald’s narrative and the bustle of modern Europe.

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Professor Phillip Lopate's 'The Glorious American Essay'
December 11, 2020

The Glorious American Essay is “a monumental, canon-defining anthology of three centuries of American essays, from Cotton Mather and Benjamin Franklin to David Foster Wallace and Zadie Smith.

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