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

Camille Acker’s (2018) Book is One to Read Camille Acker's debut novel, Training School for Negro Girls, has been reviewed to be a beautiful success! The book will be available for purchase on October 9. You can find the review here.

Valetin Popov’s (1990, 2002) Face Marathon Valentin Popov's new book, Face, chronicles his traveling exhibition of the same name, which explores the mysteries and nuances of the human face. You can pick up a copy of the book here.

3 Djerassi Alum Participate in Recology Artist Residency Kathy Aoki ('06), Alicia Escott ('12), and Genevieve Quick ('04) are three of the six recipients of 2019 artist residencies at Recology San Francisco. Each residency is four months, with exhibitions being held at the end of each residency. Congratulations to these esteemed alumni!

Melanie Bishop (’16) Featured in The New York Times Melanie Bishop wrote an article in the Modern Love column for the New York Times, describing her feelings as she assisted her mother who was afflicted with dementia. The story is real, powerful, and worth the read. You can access the article here.

Lisa Marie Rollins featured by American Theatre Lisa Marie Rollins (Djerassi 2018) was dubbed one of "6 Theatre Workers You Should Know" by American Theatre. In light of COVID-19, she is fostering "creative work that centers a love of humanity, and prioritizes safety and protection for us all.” Read the article

Nathan Yungerberg

Sandra Jackson-Opoku is one of Newcity Chicago’s Lit50 Sandra Jackson-Opoku (Djerassi 2019) is one of Newcity Chicago's Lit50, a list that honors this year's literary movers and shakers. See the list