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'Clairvoyant of the Small' by Professor Susan Bernofsky Coming May 2021
April 19, 2021

Susan Bernofsky, one of the preeminent translators of German-language literature, directs the Literary Translation program at Columbia School of the Arts.

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Student Chelsea Sylviolet Smith (Roberts) wins 2021 Campbell Award
April 16, 2021

In 2016, the Columbia University Trustees and the Columbia Alumni Association (CAA) established The Campbell Award, which is presented to a graduating student at each School who shows exceptional leadership and Columbia spirit as exemplified by the late Bill Campbell '62CC, '64TC, Chair Emeritus, University Trustee and CAA co-founder.

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'Las Biuty Queens,' New Translation by Alumna Hannah Kauders '20, to Release June 1, 2021
April 15, 2021

Kauders' translation holds true to the spirit of the original book by keeping what Diego Zúñiga, award-winning author of Camanchaca, calls the "rabid Spanglish" used by "the fragile voices of this book as they tell.

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Alumna Daphne Palasi Andreades '19 Named 2021 Sidney Harman Writing Fellow
April 15, 2021

As part of the program, Andreades will also address Baruch students, faculty, staff, and alumni at a Zoom event on April 22nd, where she "looks forward to sharing her story and insight with the Baruch community and hopes she, and her forthcoming novel, can inspire students the same way she was inspired just a few years ago.

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This Is Who We Are: Rivka Galchen
April 13, 2021

She is also working on a collection of essays about the lives of scientists.

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English and Comparative Literature Professor Saidiya Hartman Wins 2021 PEN Award for Nonfiction
April 9, 2021

Wayward Lives is also the winner of a 2020 National Book Critics Circle Award and a 2019 Macarthur Fellowship.

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Several Columbia Alumni and Faculty Named 2021 Guggenheim Fellows
April 9, 2021

Yesterday, the 2021 Guggenheim fellowships were announced, and several Columbia Faculty and Alumni are among the recipients.

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Alumna Michele Herman '85 to Publish Novel and Chapbook in 2022
April 7, 2021

"In 1985, the year I finished my MFA.

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Our Word Hosts Reading and Conversation with Author Mariana Enriquez
April 7, 2021

For her reading, Enriquez chose the first story that appears in The Dangers of Smoking in Bed, translated as “The Little Angel's Exhumation” in Asymptote.

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Alumnus Alistair Mackay '18 to Publish Debut Novel with Kwela
April 5, 2021

Alistair Mackay's fiction has been published in Commonwealth Writers’ adda magazine, Brittle Paper, The Kalahari Review, New Contrast, and in the anthologies The Other, Queer Africa II (shortlisted for a Lambda Award in 2017) and Queer Africa: Selected Stories.

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