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NYU Alumnus Tyehimba Jess Wins Pulitzer Prize

NYU Alumnus Tyehimba Jess Wins Pulitzer Prize

By Mack Degeurin, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under News, University News

An alumnus of NYU’s Creative Writing program won a Pulitzer Prize for poetry.

Alternate Americas at Reading with Kaitlyn Greenidge, David Means

Alternate Americas at Reading with Kaitlyn Greenidge, David Means

By Michael Landes, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


Filed under Arts, Books, Top Stories

As much as the phrase "in today's political climate" has become as tired as a marathon runner after a race, there's something to be said for how crystal-clear a lens the alternate-reality novels of Kaitlyn Greenidge and David Means seemed to provide during their reading at the NYU Creative Writers' House last week.

Creative writing professor honored as distinguished literary figure

Creative writing professor honored as distinguished literary figure

September 19, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Features

For the last 50 years, novelist and creative writing professor E.L. Doctorow has delighted the literary world with his unique works of fiction. In honor of his contributions, the National Book Foundation announced that Doctorow will receive their Medal for Distinguished Contribution to Ame...