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Madeleine Olnek's Wild Nights with Emily Wins Top Prize at Champs-Elysées Film Festival
July 8, 2017

Film Program alumna Madeleine Olnek '08 took home the top prize at the Champs-Elysées Film Festival in Paris last week for her film Wild Nights with Emily.

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Alix Sobler Wins Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition
May 3, 2017

Playwright Alix Sobler ’17 is the winner of theAlliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition forher play Sheltered.

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Columbia Filmmakers Sweep Tribeca
May 1, 2017

This month, several Columbia University’s School of the Arts affiliated filmmakers headed to Tribeca film festival, and many took home top prizes.

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Professor Sanford Biggers Wins 2017 Rome Prize
April 26, 2017

Sanford Biggers, associate professor in the Visual Arts program, has been named one of six recipients of the 2017 Rome Prize in visual arts.

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Erika Luckert '16 and Diana Khoi Nguyen '12 Receive 92Y's Discovery/Boston Review Poetry Prize
April 21, 2017

Two alumni of the Writing Program, Erika Luckert ’16 and Diana Khoi Nguyen ’12, have been announced as winners of the 2017 Discovery/Boston Review Poetry Contest, which is put on jointly by the 92nd Street Y (92Y) and Boston Review.

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Producer Benjamin Odell '04 to Receive Andrew Sarris Award at CUFF
April 20, 2017

The Columbia University Film Festival’s 17th annual Andrew Sarris Award will be presented to Benjamin Odell ’04, an alumnus of Columbia University School of the Arts Film Program.

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Hilton Als and Lynn Nottage Win 2017 Pulitzer Prizes
April 10, 2017

School of the Arts faculty members Hilton Als, Associate Professor of Writing, and Lynn Nottage, Associate Professor of Theatre, have been awarded 2017 Pulitzer Prizes in Criticism and Drama, respectively.

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Three School of the Arts Affiliates Win American Academy of Arts and Letters Awards
April 6, 2017

Two School of the Arts faculty members, Paul Beatty and Lynn Nottage, and an alumnus, Ayad Akhtar ’02, are among the recipients of the American Academy of Arts and Letters Awards, which were announced Thursday.

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Dineo Seshee Bopape '10 Wins Sharjah Biennial Prize
March 31, 2017

Visual Arts Program alumna Dineo Seshee Bopape ’10 has been named one of four recipients of the Sharjah Biennial Prize, an award given as part of biennial art event hosted by the Sharjah Art Foundation in the United Arab Emirates.

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Crystal Hana Kim '14 Wins PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers
March 30, 2017

Writing Program alumna Crystal Hana Kim ‘14 has won a 2017 PEN/Robert J.

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