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.
News & Announcements Archive
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.
Matthew Thomas studied with Alice McDermott when he was a Writing Seminars student. When asked about McDermott for Baltimore Magazine’s March profile, he sent the following essay about her as an instructor, writer, and mentor.
McDermott’s latest novel, Someone, was recently nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction.
Gregory P. Kane, a former Baltimore Sun columnist known for his perceptive observations, died of cancer Tuesday at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 62.
The convenience of having one’s entire office in a machine as slim as a copy of ‘The Paris Review’ has not made moot the writer’s room.
McDermott’s novel, Someone, is a finalist in the fiction category.
Barth, a National Book Award winner, was a leading figure in the university’s Writing Seminars department, and his work is central to 20th-century literary history.
The Writing Seminars congratulates recent graduate Courtney Sender (MFA ’12) on winning Glimmer Train’s Fiction Open contest.
We congratulate recent MFAs on their forthcoming and newly published books: Anne-Marie Thompson (Audiation) and Luc Phinney (Compass)