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Translations by Alumna Meg Matich ’15 Published in US and UK
March 27, 2020

Magma, a novel by Þóra Hjörleifsdóttir, translated by alumna Meg Matich ’15, will be published simultaneously in the US, by Grove Atlantic, and the UK, by Picador.

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'Valley of Empty Pockets,' Debut Poetry Collection by Alumnus Eric Helms '12
March 24, 2020

Valley of Empty Pockets, a book of poetry by alumnus Eric Helms ’12, will be published by Main Street Rag Press in April of 2020.

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‘The Minister of Disturbances’ by Alumnus Zeeshan Khan Pathan ’18 Releases to Much Praise
March 23, 2020

Winner of the Diode Editions’ poetry contest, The Minister of Disturbances by alumnus Zeeshan Khan Pathan ’18 has received advance praise from such noted American poets as Edward Hirsch, who called the book a “passionately lyrical and deeply probing book of disturbances and dispossessions, of longing, quest and exile.

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Undergraduate Writing Alumna Morgan Parker '10 Wins National Book Critic Award
March 20, 2020

Undergraduate Writing Alumna Morgan Parker ’10 recently won the National Book Critic Circle Award in poetry with her book Magical Negro, published in February 2019.

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Cyree Jarelle Johnson '19 Nominated for a Lambda for 'Slingshot'
March 17, 2020

Alumnus Cyrèe Jarelle Johnson ’19 was nominated for a Lambda for their book of poetry Slingshot.

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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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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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‘The Wife’s Lament’ Translates into Fellowship for Alumna Gnaomi Siemens
November 20, 2019

Alumna Gnaomi Siemens '18 was recently awarded an ALTA Travel Fellowship given every year to a select group of emerging translators.

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‘Alta California' by Alumnus Nick Neely '14 Released this Month
November 18, 2019

Alta California: From San Diego to San Francisco, A Journey on Foot to Rediscover the Golden State, written by poetry alumnus Nick Neely ’14, was published this month by Counterpoint Press.

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