For 50 years Janet Flanner, EX 1914 (1892–1978), shared her witty, sharp observations of Europe with New Yorker readers.
Author A. J. Verdelle on writing, teaching, and her friendship with Toni Morrison. Plus: An excerpt from Verdelle’s book Miss Chloe.
A. J. Verdelle, AB’82, writes lovingly, but honestly, of her friend Toni Morrison.
In her debut novel, Tomi Obaro, AB’12, writes the story of a 30-year friendship.
Decorator and pulp writer Richard Himmel, EX’42 (1920–2000), had a private eye for design.
The Hyde Park Book Club discusses Howland’s 1974 novel W-3 and Bette herself.
Growing up, author Samira Ahmed, AB’93, MAT’93, never read a book with a Muslim protagonist. Now she’s written three.
Questions for the creative writing faculty member, College alumna, and author of Last One Out Shut Off the Lights.
How the work of a celebrated Chicago writer was lost and found again.
In 2020 W. W. Norton will publish Rosanna Warren’s fifth book of poetry, So Forth. With the permission of the poet, we share two poems that will appear in the volume
A poet reckons with a fractured world
Physicist David McCowan, SM’08, PhD’14, explains food science to lay readers in the Takeout.