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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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Writers in Collaboration: How to Call Your Ancestors into Song
November 13, 2019

Writers in Collaboration is a monthly series covering writers involved in two art mediums and/or working with other artists.

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Poetry Alumna Isabella DeSendi '17 Winner of 2019 Poetry Society of America Chapbook Fellowship
October 25, 2019

Poetry Alumna Isabella DeSendi '17 was recently announced as a winner of the 2019 Poetry Society of America Chapbook Fellowships.

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Alumnus Cyrèe Jarelle Johnson ‘19 Loads ‘Slingshot’ With Beauty and Aims High
October 22, 2019

“Fierce, sometimes chaotic” wrote Stephanie Burt of The New York Times about Slingshot, a poetry collection by alumnus Cyrèe Jarelle Johnson ’19, out from Nightboat Books.

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Timothy Donnelly Gives Voice to The Problem of the Many in His Much-Anticipated Poetry Collection
September 25, 2019

Hailed by Publisher’s Weekly as one of the most anticipated books of the season, The Problem of the Many, professor Timothy Donnelly’s third poetry collection, was praised in a starred review for its “[i]mpressive … articulation and range of insights…,” its “contemporary and capacious scope,” and “wild imaginings.

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Born Under the Sign of the Wild I, Dorothea Lasky Releases Two Books
September 20, 2019

Although known primarily for her poetry, Associate Professor Dorothea Lasky will release two new prose works in October.

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