Alumni News

Modernism by Mamorsky '60 Modernism by Mamorsky '60

An exhibition of abstract paintings by Liz Mamorsky '60 is currently on view at Roll Up Gallery in San Francisco through September 17.

Sinclair '10 Another Major Literary Honor for Sinclair '10

Poet Safiya Sinclair '10 has been named a finalist for PEN Center USA’s 2017 Literary Awards.

Aging Wistfully Aging Wistfully

A review by literature faculty member Brooke Allen of Jenny Allen’s new essay collection, Would Everybody Please Stop?, appeared in a recent issue of The Wall Street Journal.

Three Bridges, Eight Hundred Steps Three Bridges, Eight Hundred Steps

Lydia Musco ’01 will be installing a concrete outdoor sculpture on August 16 and 17 on the patio outside the Dean’s Office in the back of the Barn. Incoming director of Usdan Gallery, Anne Thompson, asked her about the piece in the following Q & A.

Dietland Novel by Walker MFA ’03 to Become 2018 AMC Series

AMC has greenlit 10 episodes of Dietlandadapted from the 2015 novel by Sarai Walker MFA ’03—to be written and produced by Marti Noxon, producer of such hit series as Mad Men, UnREAL, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer, among others.

"Bindings Without Boundaries" "Bindings Without Boundaries"

Disorder Press, co-founded by Joseph Grantham '16, published Memory Foam by Adam Soldofsky, which won a 2017 American Book Award. 

Paper by Levitis '99 Sparks Interview Paper by Levitis '99 Sparks Article

Daniel Levitis '99 co-wrote a paper on the connection between meiosis and failed pregnancy that was published in The Royal Society. His research was also the subject of a Phys.org article.

Remembering Judith Jones Remembering Judith Jones: An Audacious Life

Judith Jones '45, longtime editor at Alfred A. Knopf, who championed the Diary of Anne Frank and the publication of Julia Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking, has died. She was 93. 

Fred Hampton Book by Haas MFA ’07 Being Adapted for Film

A book by Jeffrey Haas MFA ’07 on the 1969 assassination of Fred Hampton, deputy chairman of the Black Panther Party, is being developed into a movie by Antoine Fuqua, director of Training Day, The Equalizer, and The Magnificent Seven.

Lane 1974 Chiro '87 on the Long Road to “Lane 1974”

The Seattle Film Festival interviewed SJ Chiro '87 about the near-decade-long journey bring her her debut film, Lane 1974, to the screen.