In the Media

Emily X.R. Pan (2017) has an upcoming book, The Astonishing Color of After, and that book has a cover! The YA novel behind the cover will be presented to the world in March 2018. The book has already made the American Booksellers Association’s “Indies Introduce” list of potential top sellers for independent bookstores. Watch this space (and Facebook and Instagram) for more Emily news. Cover as shown by Paste Magazine

Cover: Sasha Illingworth

David Politzer (2013) completed a residency at Artspace in Raleigh, North Carolina, and is in residence through January at Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CA. David invites collaborators to join his project studying how our behaviors are developing in tandem with Smartphone technology. See David's website

Mark Jackson (2003) American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) announced the appointment of Mark Jackson as the company’s new Studio A.C.T. Director. Learn more

Mel Rosenthal (2007) Mel Rosenthal, photographer who captured the Bronx, dies at 77 read the New York Times article

Donal Fox (1999) Chris Kocher writes about and interviews Donal Fox in Fantastic Mr. Fox: Pianist finds sweet spot between classical, jazz Read the full article

Camille Dungy (2014) received one of 36 Creative Writing Fellowships for $25,000 from the NEA. Since 1967, the NEA has awarded more than 3,400 Creative Writing Fellowships worth $46 million. Many American recipients of the National Book Award, National Book Critics Circle Award, and Pulitzer Prize in Poetry and Fiction were recipients of NEA fellowships early in their careers. Full list of 2018 Creative Writing Fellowship recipients

Paola Cabal (2016) NAJ Portraits: Translating Light with Artist Paola Cabal, an interview with the artist by Noël Jones, is part of the “Portraits” series showcasing new writing by New Arts Journalism (NAJ) students at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Read the full piece