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Reading series
Lorrie Moore's truth is stranger than fiction
Published Oct 10, 2018
Best-selling author reads from her new collection of essays during her talk at JHU
Q+A
Talking with Dora Malech
Published Fall 2018
Poet Dora Malech on experimenting with form and language, working with young writers, and how language shapes what we know and how we feel / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Literature
Discourse on (Dis)Ability
Published May 21, 2018
Emily Dorffer compiled and edited the '(Dis)Ability' anthology to encourage more accurate portrayals of disabled people in literature
Q+A
A tale of medical underdogs
Published April 20, 2018
New memoir by JHU writer-in-residence reflects on his younger brother's cancer diagnosis and the doctors who transformed the treatment of childhood leukemia
Liquid culture
Published Fall 2017
Writer Granville Greene makes the case for knowing more about the people who made your mezcal / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Foreign Affairs Symposium
'If you're going to create, failure has to come'
Published Feb 9, 2017
Author, activist, and JHU alum Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie talks politics, race, and writing as part of the Foreign Affairs Symposium
Q+A
Novelist Katharine Noel on family dysfunction
Published Nov 9, 2016
Author, Writing Seminars lecturer reads from her second novel, Meantime, Thursday night at the Ivy Bookshop
Man of letters
Published Fall 2016
For his new book, Michael Kun returns to an old form: the epistolary novel / Johns Hopkins Magazine
FACULTY
A British poet in Baltimore
Published Jan 11, 2016
Sir Andrew Motion settles into life in America as a Homewood Professor of the Arts at Johns Hopkins
Community Learning
Poetic change agents
Published Winter 2015
When Dora Malech started mentoring a Baltimore City teen, she had no idea they'd be designing a course together / Johns Hopkins Magazine