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Alumna Jean Kyoung Frazier ’18 Delivers Anticipated Debut Novel, ‘Pizza Girl’
February 25, 2020

Even though Pizza Girl, debut novel by alumna Jean Kyoung Frazier ’18 has yet to hit bookstores (scheduled for release this summer), it has already made a mark as one of the more anticipated titles of the year.

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Professor Wendy Walters Wins 2020 Creative Capital Award
February 20, 2020

Visiting Associate Professor Wendy S.

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“The Artist Who Gave Up Her Daughter” by Alumna Sasha Bonét '16 Named Essay of the Year by 'Longreads'
February 17, 2020

Longreads announced their Best of 2019 in Arts and Culture recently, which asked writers and editors to choose some of their favorite stories of the year in various categories across the web.

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Alumna Tanya Paperny ’11 Wins Two Honors in Genre-Switching Feat
February 13, 2020

© Fid Thompson   This past year, alumna Tanya Paperny ’11, won the 2019 Tusculum Poetry Chapbook Prize for & OTHER VALUABLES that deals with sexual violence, intergenerational trauma, and resilience, a work available for publication.

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Writers in Collaboration: The Story of the Listener
February 13, 2020

It was this project that provoked Carothers’ own writing career.

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Three Columbia Writers Finalists for 2020 Pen America Literary Awards
February 10, 2020

UPDATE 2/10/2020 PEN America recently announced finalists for the 2020 PEN Literary Awards, and Xuan Juliana Wang '11, Professor Leslie Jamison, and Ruchika Tomar '12 are among them.

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Alumna Jessica Hindman '09 (CC '03) Finalist for the 2019 NBCC Awards
January 29, 2020

­­­­­­­Alumna Jessica Hindman '09 (CC '03) is a finalist for the 2019 National Book Critics Circle Awards for her autobiography Sounds Like Titanic: A Memoir.

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Columbia Faculty and Alumni Make the Grade on NPR's Best Books List
December 20, 2019

Many Columbia alumni and faculty were among those recognized by NPR’s prestigious end of year list.

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So Many Notables, So Little Time: 'The New York Times' 2019 List of the Best
December 18, 2019

The School of the Arts is well represented on this years’ prestigious New York Times Notable Books of the Year list, which includes alumni and faculty members working across all genres, and ranges from veterans of the craft to a debut novelist.

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E.J. Koh Explores the Magical Language of Mothers and Daughters in New Book
December 13, 2019

The Magical Language of Others (Tin House Books), a memoir the Library Journal described as “a poignant transgenerational story of trauma in South Korea, Japan and America” is constructed around a series of letters E.

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