Questions for the award-winning novelist and short story writer.
In which creatively inclined College students gain a major.
Sara Paretsky, AM’69, MBA’77, PhD’77, on being the mystery genre’s “aging diva” and more.
Historian Ada Palmer researches the history of ideas, writes science fiction, and has helped elect a new pope (c. 1470) four times.
The Graham School’s Writer’s Studio provides a home for budding authors.
A lexicographer’s favorite clichés (before he grew to hate them).
Five alumni helped launch the first museum celebrating American literature.
From our print archive: In a whirlwind campus visit in February 1994, novelist Kurt Vonnegut, AM’71, wowed a new generation of fans.
Poet and novelist Ana Castillo, AM'79, on feminism, writing, and a momentous education.
National Novel Writing Month founder Chris Baty, AM’97, explains how a “ridiculous challenge” with friends turned into a global writing event—and how to make it to 50,000 words.
What we don’t talk about when we talk about climate change.
A conversation with 2015 Berlin Family Lecturer Amitav Ghosh.