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Alumna Carly Inghram ‘18 Publishes ‘The Animal Indoors,’ Winner of the 2020 CAAPP Book Prize
September 24, 2021

In an interview with Poetry student Tiffany Troy for Lit Pub, Inghram speaks to the process of creation as a poet.

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'Destination Wedding' by Professor Diksha Basu '14 Shortlisted for Comedy Women in Print Prize
September 24, 2021

Original article: August 6, 2021 by Nicole Saldarriaga   Destination Wedding (Ballantine Books, 2020), the latest novel by Incoming Assistant Professor and alumna Diksha Basu '14, has been longlisted for the 2021 Comedy Women in Print Prize.

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Three Alumni Longlisted for the 2021 National Book Awards
September 22, 2021

The National Book Foundation announced the longlist for the 2021 National Book Awards, nominating School of the Arts alumni Baba Badji ‘15 and Jakob Guanzon ‘17 and Journalism School alumna Paula Yoo (‘92 JRN) for the historic literary prize.

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Professor Deborah Paredez Wins Writers’ League of Texas Poetry Book Award for 'Year of the Dog'
September 15, 2021

Publishers Weekly gave Year of the Dog a starred review, calling it "an astonishing book.

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‘It Doesn’t Have to Be Awkward’ by Alumna Paulina Pinsky ’18 Out in September
September 13, 2021

School Library Journal also highlighted the book’s accessible language, calling it “a useful manual for navigating relationships with friends and classmates, as well as grappling with one’s own identity,” and noted the book’s “sensitivity and compassion.

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Alumna Ida Lødemel Tvedt '17 wins the 2021 Hestenes Journalism Award
September 10, 2021

During last month's Norwegian Film Festival in Haugesund, the 2021 Arne Hestenes Journalism Award was presented to Writing alumna Ida Lødemel Tvedt '17.

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Professor Julia Sanches and Alumna Tracy K. Smith ’97 Longlisted for National Translation Award
September 9, 2021

The recipients of the 2021 National Translation Award in Prose and Poetry will be named during ATLA’s annual conference, ALTA44: Inflection Points.

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Alumna Nancy Agabian '03 Wins Lambda Literary's 2021 Jeanne Córdova Prize, Alumnae Among Finalists
August 31, 2021

According to author Amy Bass, "In vivid, candid, layered prose, Soderlind takes us on a riveting journey to discover how and why what we love isn't always what makes sense.

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