Ann BasuFACT AND FICTION: Author Michael Paterniti visited campus on Wednesday evening to read from his book “Love and Other Ways of Dying,” a collection of essays that walk the line between creative writing and narrative nonfiction.
Courtesy of Nina SubinYOU'RE HIRED: Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich will join the College’s faculty this fall as the first tenure track creative nonfiction professor in the English department. This coming fall, Bowdoin will add Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich to its roster of creative writing professors.
Eight years ago, Jennifer Egan found herself at a reunion for deep-sea diving army veterans, trying on a 200-pound Mark V diving suit. Research, the Pulitzer-prize winning author told a packed crowd in Kresge Auditorium last night, for her latest and fifth novel, “Manhattan Beach.” Before signing books, Egan read the first chapter of the novel and answered questions about her research and writing process.
Jenny IbsenCREATIVE NONFICTION: Through writing, Carly Berlin ’18 grapples with the intersections of her identity as a southerner in New England with a Jewish upbringing and a rich family history. Kodie Garza: What is the most meaningful piece you’ve written and why?