English

A Newspaperman’s Progress

A Newspaperman’s Progress

Landing at The New York Times right after earning his bachelor’s degree, reporter and writer Derek Norman ’17 has grown to believe that, as a journalist, bearing witness to the human experience is a duty and a privilege.

Literary Scents

Literary Scents

Award-winning author and perfumer Tanaïs says that at the intersection of writing and creating fragrances are deeper stories to be told of culture and politics.

Matthew Freedman ‘99

Matthew Freedman ‘99

Matthew Freedman had his students in mind when he won a prestigious Fulbright Distinguished Teaching Award this year, enabling the Hudson Valley–based high school English teacher to study education in Finland.

On Writing and Their Latest Books

On Writing and Their Latest Books

Helen Phillips’ The Need finds Molly, a paleobotanist and mother of two, in a fight…
Literary Lights

Literary Luminaries

“There is something quite powerful about having a creative writing program in a city, and…
A Literary Full Circle

A Literary Full Circle

At a time when they are both receiving accolades, authors Helen Phillips ’07 M.F.A. and De’Shawn Charles Winslow ’11, ’13 M.A. meet on campus to reflect on their beginnings in the Brooklyn College creative writing program and how far they have come.