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Alumna Jai Hamid Bashir '20 Wins Zócalo Public Square Poetry Contest
July 27, 2020

In an interview with Zócalo as their poetry contest winner, Bashir said, “Something I've wanted to do in my poetry is to talk about my diaspora identity, while also being very explicit with the fact that I am still very American; and I actually have a lot more shared experiences than unshared experiences with a lot of other Americans, regardless of race.

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Dorothea Lasky and Abigail Chabitnoy: What are you working on now?
June 25, 2020

Watch segments from More Than a Manifesto: The Poet's Essay The Essay, The Manifesto, and the Poetic Imagination with Tracie Morris, Anais Duplan, and Raquel Salas Rivera Logic, Aesthetics, Meaning and Memory in a Poem-Essay with Ken Chen, Ariel Goldberg, Wayne Koestenbaum.

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Cyrée Jarelle Johnson '19 Wins Lambda for 'Slingshot'
June 3, 2020

Poet Chen Chen adds, “Johnson's language here is restlessly inventive while acknowledging how tiring it is to always, always invent, reinvent—and some things don't deserve to be reinvented.

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'Bless This Home' by Alison Woods ’96 out in July
May 22, 2020

Woods grew up on the Upper West Side of New York City.

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Writing Alumnus Matthew Gellman '18 Among 'Adroit Journal' 2020 Scholars
May 13, 2020

Adroit Journal “has its eyes focused ahead, seeking to showcase what its global staff of writers sees as the future of poetry, prose, and art,” according to its website.

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Alumnus Sam Ross '13 Wins Thom Gunn Award for Gay Poetry
May 8, 2020

Last year, Company won the Four Way Books Levis Prize in Poetry, selected by 2019’s judge Carl Phillips.

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Professor Vito Adriaensens’s Film Won at the Cadence Video Poetry Festival 2020 Online
April 20, 2020

Vito Adriaensens is a filmmaker, writer, and cinema and performing arts scholar.

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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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