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Date: July 2, 2014
Date: July 1, 2014
The American Academy of Arts and Letters awarded Eric Puchner an Arts and Letters Award in Literature. This award honors exceptional accomplishment in any genre.
Date: June 2, 2014
Retired Writing Seminars’ professor, Stephen Dixon, won a 2014 O. Henry Award for his short story “Talk.” Read the story in the Baltimore Sun.
Date: May 12, 2014
Lisa Yoskowitz at Disney-Hyperion has bought world English rights to Rahul Kanakia’s debut YA novel Enter Title Here, at auction.
Date: May 6, 2014
Writing Seminars lecturer David Grimm’s new book Citizen Canine was published by PublicAffairs Books this month. Read an interview with Grimm in the Baltimore Sun.
Date: April 24, 2014
Mary Jo Salter, an accomplished poet and the Krieger-Eisenhower Professor in and co-chair of the Writing Seminars, is one of 204 new members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The 2014 class includes some of the world’s premier scholars, scientists, writers, artists, and civic, corporate, and philanthropic leaders.
Date: April 7, 2014
Alessandra Bautze, a double major in the Writing Seminars and Film and Media Studies, delves into the topic of school shootings with her Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award project, the 12-minute film “What Sophie Saw.” The script dates back to a screenwriting class she took in 2012.
Date: April 7, 2014
Category: Faculty Books
Dogs are getting lawyers. Cats are getting kidney transplants. Could they one day be fellow citizens? Cats and dogs were once wild animals. Today, they are family members and surrogate children. A little over a century ago, pets didn’t warrant the meager legal status of property. Now, they have more rights and protections than any […]
Date: April 4, 2014
Read an interview with Colm Tóibín, who read from his ninth novel, The Testament of Mary, on April 3 as part of the JHU President’s Reading Series.
Date: March 20, 2014
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, a 2004 graduate of the Writing Seminars master’s program, was honored with a National Book Critics Circle Award for her novel Americanah.