The National Book Foundation today announced its longlist for the 2013 National Book Award in Fiction, and the list of notable novelists includes our own Alice McDermott.
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In her novel Americanah, Chimamanda Adichie ’04 explores how we talk (and don’t talk) about race.
Jessica Anya Blau’s third novel, The Wonder Bread Summer, chronicles misadventures of a California college student in the early 1980s.
Her third novel, The Middlesteins, was recently named a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction.
“The title is obviously a little bit tongue-in-cheek,” says Wayne Biddle of his newest book, A Field Guide to Radiation (Penguin Books, 2012).
“From Here to There” is the weekly poem on PBS NewsHour’s Art Beat.
Padma Viswanathan MA ’04 has published her first novel, The Toss of a Lemon, which follows a young woman through her life amid social and political upheaval in southern India from 1896 to the early 1960s.
Read Mary Jo Salter’s interview with The Atlantic.
Short fiction by Tristan Davies featured in Johns Hopkins Magazine.
Like many young scholars eyeing a future in academia, John Irwin had sketched a career to-do list when he earned a PhD. His top priority would be writing a book making the case that Hart Crane is the most underrated American poet of the 20th century. But he never imagined back then that he might still be toiling away on that draft 37 years later.