Alumni News, Awards and Honors

Morgan Jerkins MFA '16 Debuts New York Times Bestseller

This Will be My Undoing, an essay collection by Morgan Jerkins MFA ’16, debuted at #7 on The New York Times bestseller list.

Morgan Jerkins

Jerkins has signed a two-book deal with Harper Books for her novel Caul Baby and her nonfiction work Why We Get Out. She will return to campus on March 14 for a Literature Evenings reading.

Read an excerpt from This Will Be My Undoing, “Why Do You Say You’re Black,” in The New York Times Sunday Book Review.