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Say Translation is Art: Poet and Translator Sawako Nakayasu in Conversation with Professors Susan Bernofsky and Lynn Xu
March 3, 2021

Nakayasu’s lecture was inspired and informed by her desire to think more expansively about the field and work of translation.

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'Eve,' New Comic Book Series by Professor Victor LaValle, Coming This Spring
February 26, 2021

The first issue of Eve features cover art by Ario Anindito (Star Wars: The High Republic) and two variant covers designed by Yuko Shimizu (Dracula, Motherfxxker) and Inhyuk Lee (Magic, Mighty Morphin).

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'Reign is Over' by Writing Student Emily Simon Published by Choo Choo Press
February 26, 2021

Emily Simon is an NYC-based poet, and an MFA candidate in Poetry at Columbia University.

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Soon After First Light: Lynn Steger Strong
February 24, 2021

What is a typical workday like for you when you’re in the middle of a project?    Lynn Strong: My go-to when I'm in a project is definitely early mornings.

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'The Body Scout' by Alumnus and Adjunct Professor Lincoln Michel '09 Coming This Fall
February 24, 2021

Michel's previous work, a collection of short stories titled Upright Beasts (Coffee House Press, 2015), received great praise and introduced his prose style as captivating, energetic, and at times blisteringly funny.

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'Something New Under the Sun' by Alumna Alexandra Kleeman '12 Forthcoming in August
February 23, 2021

Kleeman's work on Something New Under the Sun was also supported by her recent reception of the 2020-21 Berlin Prize, a semester-long residential fellowship awarded to US-based artists, scholars, and composers who demonstrate excellence in their field of work.

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Alumni Poetry Reading Series Welcomes Mei-mei Berssenbrugge '73 and Campbell McGrath '88
February 23, 2021

The Writing Program welcomed Mei-mei Berssenbrugge '73 and Campbell McGrath '88 to their Fifth Annual Alumni Poetry Reading Series.

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This Is Who We Are: Victor LaValle
February 19, 2021

Of Lone Women, LaValle says, “It’s about women homesteaders in Montana in 1915.

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Alumnus Lytton Smith '07 Publishes Two Books
February 18, 2021

Smith received both his PhD and MFA from Columbia University.

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The Art of the Essay
February 17, 2021

In a new volume, Professor Phillip Lopate gathers three centuries of American essays.

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