I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Rebecca Danos for the Wellesley Writes It series on Wellesley Underground! Post originally appeared on Wellesley Underground on August 8, 2015. -- It is an honor to converse with E.B. Bartels whose work appears extensively in
As of today, I am no longer the Online Content Editor of Catch & Release, the literary blog of Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art. Read my farewell post here. Thanks for a great year, everyone.
Judith Thurman spoke about writing nonfiction – specifically biography and literary criticism – at Columbia this past Wednesday, and apparently we were very lucky to hear her since, according to sources, she rarely leaves her house. Ms. Thurman said a
Before I was a nonfiction writer in Columbia’s Graduate Writing Program, I was a student of Russian Language and Literature at Wellesley College. I started taking Russian 101 the fall of my first-year – sick of the Latin I could
First, a confession: I never finished reading Elif Batuman’s essay collection, The Possessed: Adventures With Russian Books and the People Who Read Them. The book came out my senior year of undergrad, when I was already drowning in Russian literature
This just in: Ted Conover, nonfiction writer famous for his immersion and undercover journalist, is cooler than your dad. Sorry, Rich Bartels, I still love you very much, but last night at the Columbia Graduate Writing Program’s Nonfiction Dialogue, Ted
Post originally appeared on Catch & Release on June 18, 2013. --- Don’t be intimidated by the long title. I still can’t remember it exactly unless I’m looking at the blue-and-green cover: The House In The Woods By The Lake? The Dirt