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President's Reading Series

'Tap dancing, blackness, and time'

November 4, 2015
British author Zadie Smith shares bits of her unpublished fourth novel, 'Swing, Time'
Funhouse experience


October 16, 2015
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Exhibition at George Peabody Library celebrates distinguished career of author John Barth
John Barth: A tribute

Teacher, teacher

Spring 2015
The list of writers guided by John Barth is long and distinguished. One pays tribute. / Johns Hopkins Magazine

Top 10 times two

July 23, 2014
JHU's creative writing, robotics programs recognized on top 10 lists

Poet, professor Mary Jo Salter elected to AAAS

April 24, 2014
She is among 204 new members selected for academy's 2014 class

On literature, and chairs

April 2, 2014
Irish author Colm Tóibín reads from his ninth novel, 'The Testament of Mary,' in President's Reading Series

Writing Sems grad honored

March 20, 2014
Chimamanda Adichie wins National Book Critics Circle Award for her third novel, 'Americanah'

Where the work gets done

Jan-Feb 2014
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The convenience of having one's entire office in a machine as slim as a copy of 'The Paris Review' has not made moot the writer's room / Gazette
Of note

Creative collection

January 6, 2014
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Sheridan Libraries acquire notes, manuscripts, lectures of American fiction writer, essayist, teacher, and 1951 JHU graduate John Barth
Novel Nominee

Could be 'Someone'

September 19, 2013
Writing Seminars' McDermott on National Book Award longlist for fiction, her third nomination for the award she won in 1998
Book report

Let's talk about race

July 30, 2013
Writing Seminars grad paints rich picture of immigrant experience in third novel, 'Americanah'
Q+A with Jessica Anya Blau

Coming of age in the '80s

May 29, 2013
Writing Seminars alum talks about her new novel, identity, sex, and Billy Idol

Comically painful portrait

March 8, 2013
Jami Attenberg, Writing Seminars alumna, returns to Baltimore for two readings from her third novel, 'The Middlesteins'

The smart set

Spring 2013
Author Kristopher Jansma on the writing life—and why a little solitude can be a good thing / Johns Hopkins Magazine

To '30 Rock,' with love

February 5, 2013
Following the final episode of 30 Rock, a fan remarks on the show's parallels to another comedy classic / The Baltimore Sun