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Columbia Writers Across Mediums Included on Zora's Best Books by African American Women
January 17, 2020

ZORA, the online literary magazine devoted to publishing women of color, recently released the Zora Canon on its website listing the best books by African American women.

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'The Exhibition of Persephone Q,' by Alumna Jessi Jezewska Stevens '18 Coming in 2020
January 14, 2020

Alumna Jessi Jezewska Stevens '18 will publish her debut novel The Exhibition of Persephone Q with Farrar, Straus and Giroux this March.

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Six Columbia Writers on the 2020 PEN Longlist
January 6, 2020

This year, six Columbia writers were included on the 2020 Pen America Literary Awards Longlist: Xuan Juliana Wang ’11, Professor Leslie Jamison, Ruchika Tomar ’12, Yvette Siegert '07, Virlana Maria Tkacz ’83 (Theatre) and Wanda Phipps ’83 (Barnard).

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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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Professor Alan Gilbert Awarded the 2019 Arts Writers Grant
December 18, 2019

This year, one of the recipients of the 2019 Arts Writers Grant is Professor Alan Gilbert.

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E.J. Koh Explores the Magical Language of Mothers and Daughters in New Book
December 13, 2019

The Magical Language of Others (Tin House Books), a memoir the Library Journal described as “a poignant transgenerational story of trauma in South Korea, Japan and America” is constructed around a series of letters E.

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Current Student Meg Richardson Translates ‘When You Kant Figure It Out, Ask A Philosopher’
December 12, 2019

A Dear Abby for those who like their life questions answered on a higher plane, French educator Marie Roberts’ new book, When You Kant Figure It Out, Ask a Philosopher: Timeless Wisdom for Modern Dilemmas, translated by current writing student Meg Richardson, offers perspective on the conundrums and prosaic dilemmas of daily life through the philosophy of major figures.

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Writers in Collaboration: Traveling the Critical Distance to Where Legacy Lives
December 4, 2019

Current student Raffi Wartanian, photo by Anastasia Italyanskaya.

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Alumna Afia Atakora '16 Conjures The South Through the Healing Arts
December 2, 2019

For alumna Afia Atakora ’16, the 9-month “fever dream” that birthed her novel Conjure Women, written for her master thesis, is now going to be published in the US by Penguin Books.

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