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The Heyman Center for Humanities Celebrates Associate Professor Deborah Paredez's Latest Poetry Collection 'Year of the Dog'
November 20, 2020

The Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University recently featured Associate Professor Deborah Paredez in its New Books in the Arts & Sciences lecture series.

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A Tribute to Louise Glück: Oracle of the Interior
October 14, 2020

Glück was a student in Columbia's Undergraduate Writing Program (formerly General Studies Writing Program) in the mid-sixties.

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Alumnus Nathan Xavier Osorio '16 wins 2020 Poetry Society Chapbook Fellowship
October 14, 2020

Nathan Xavier Osorio is the son of a Mexican grocer and Nicaraguan nurse.

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Nine Columbia Artists Named 2020 NYSCA/NYFA Fellows
October 8, 2020

Theatre Alumnus Shayok Misha Chowdhury ’16, Writing Alumni Ricardo Alberto Maldonado ’08 and Ge Gao ’17, and Visual Arts Alumni Vivianne Chiu ’19, Alison Taylor ’05, Elif Uras ’03, and Writing Assistant Professor Shane McCrae were all named NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellows for 2020.

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Alumna Isabella DeSendi '17 Publishes 'Through the New Body' Chapbook
October 7, 2020

Isabella DeSendi is a Cuban-Italian poet and educator.

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Alumna Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge '73 Shortlisted for the 2020 National Book Award
October 6, 2020

Mei-mei Berssenbruggee was born in Beijing and grew up in Massachusetts.

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Alumnus Cyrée Jarelle Johnson '19 Wins 2020 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship
September 18, 2020

In an interview with BK Reader, Johnson shares their joy at having their poetry recognized by the Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship, especially after taking the financial risk of pursuing an MFA in poetry.

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Alumnus and Professor Joseph Fasano '08 Releases Novel 'The Dark Heart of Every Wild Thing'
September 11, 2020

Joseph Fasano is the author of four books of poetry: The Crossing (Cider Press, 2018), Fugue for Other Hands (Cider Press, 2013), which won the 2011 Cider Press Review Book Award; Inheritance (Cider Press, 2014), which has been nominated for the James Laughlin Award; and Vincent (Cider Press, 2015).

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Alumna Claudia Rankine ’93 Releases New Book ‘Just Us: An American Conversation’
September 11, 2020

Rankine recently discussed her new release with NPR's All Things Considered and It's Been A Minute with Sam Sanders.

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