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Catapult—a premier online literary journal—has published Marguerite Feitlowitz's Spanish-to-English translation of a story by Luisa Valenzuela called "Phone Call From Hell." Valenzuela is a major Argentine novelist, short story writer, and the current President of Argentine PEN

The Blind Masseuse: A Traveler's Memoir from Costa Rica to Cambodia, by award-winning author Alden Jones MFA '01, will be re-released in paperback in March. 

A new literary crime-and-memoir hybrid by Claudia Rowe ’88 dropped recently, earning a spot on New York Post’s “Must Read Books” list and critical praise from Kirkus Reviews and Gillian Flynn, author of Gone Girl.

Art History, a leading journal in the field, has published an essay by Vanessa Lyon called "A Psalm for King James: Rubens's Peace Embracing Plenty and the Virtues of Female Affection at Whitehall.”

On the eve of the presidential inauguration, a top journal in American anthropology has published a collection of essays, co-edited by Associate Director of the Center for the Advancement of Public Action David Bond, which raises new questions about the rise of Trump and the current state of American politics. The collection features work from leading anthropologists who offer provocative reflections on the culture of Trump and popular misconceptions of class and race today. These wide-ranging essays offer bold new interpretations of solidarity, hate and the future of American democracy.

Poetry faculty Phillip B. Williams and alumna Safiya Sinclair '10 were included in an article on Poets&Writers called "The Shadows of Words: Our Twelfth Annual Look At Debut Poets." 

In its Guide to 2016’s Great Reads, NPR recommended Nitro Mountain by Lee Clay Johnson ’07, The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney MFAW ’13, Kookooland by Gloria Norris ’76, and The Queen of the Night by former MFAW faculty Alexander Chee.

Anthropology faculty member Miroslava Prazak published a new book on female genital cutting, Making the Mark: Gender, Identity, and Genital Cutting, in which she weaves together a rich mosaic of the voices contributing to the debate over this life-altering ritual.