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Frank Rose Delivers Keynote at Global Gathering of Film School Educators
October 23, 2017

Frank Rose, a member of the Digital Storytelling Lab at the School of the Arts, is scheduled to deliver the closing keynote at this year’s CILECT Congress in Zürich.

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Inaugural Max Ritvo Poetry Series Celebrates Beloved Poet, Alum
October 19, 2017

The spirit of Max Ritvo ’16 shined through his words during the Columbia University School of the Arts inaugural poetry series in his name Wednesday night at the Lenfest Center for the Arts.

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Writing and Film faculty Explore 'Passing' in Essays for New Anthology
October 12, 2017

Essays from professors Trey Ellis, associate professor in Film, and Margo Jefferson, professor of professional practice in Writing, are featured in the recently published anthology, We Wear The Mask: 15 True Stories of Passing in America.

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Writing Roundup: Week of Oct. 9
October 10, 2017

Over the past couple of weeks, Writing Program students and alumni have been busy publishing new work.

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Alumni Spotlight: Tracy K. Smith '97, New Poet Laureate
October 6, 2017

The Writing Spotlight series highlights the work of alumni, faculty and current MFA students, asking them to share thoughts on their craft and practice through a question-and-answer interview.

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Brian Young '18 Finds New Voice in New York Times Documentary
October 6, 2017

When current writing student Brian Young ’18 was asked to help direct and feature in a New York Times op-doc, he saw it as an opportunity for his culture to be accurately represented.

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Alumni Among Recipients of PEN Center USA Literary Awards
October 5, 2017

The awards will be presented October 27 at a gala at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, and will be hosted by award-winning actor and author Nick Offerman.

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Aaron Poochigian '16 Publishes Novel in Verse
October 1, 2017

Etruscan Press recently published a novel by Aaron Poochigian '16.

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Bonnie Chau '15 named winner of 2040 Books contest
September 21, 2017

Bonnie Chau ’15 was named the winner for 2040 Books’ inaugural multicultural Awards Program.

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Alumna Dickie Edits the West’s First English-Language Anthology of Contemporary Tibetan Fiction
August 24, 2017

Recent Writing Program alumna Tenzin Dickie '14 is the editor and translator of a forthcoming collection of Tibetan fiction entitled Old Demons, New Deities (OR Books, Dec.

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