writing

Work of Barnard's Millicent C. McIntosh Professor in English and Writing called "a very important contribution to Irish-American literature."

Writers currently teaching creative writing courses at Barnard this fall will read from their work, including new work.

The award-winning novelist and Barnard alumna, Edwidge Danticat, returns to campus as the first speaker in the Africana Studies Program's Distinguished Alumnae series.
 

Read two essays by Barnard psychology professor Alexandra Horowitz in The New York Times.

Acclaimed global novelists Caryl Phillips and Hisham Matar read from their recent works, and discuss what motivates them to write.

Photograph by Chad Kamenshine

The Harlem Semester Engages Students With Harlem’s Rich History in New Ways

Students pored over personal diaries, typescript manuscripts, and photo albums from the poet, playwright, novelist, and black feminist Ntozake Shange ’70 as part of a course on digital storytelling.

The classroom takes root in Harlem for an innovative new program. Click on the buildings in this interactive map to explore the neighborhood and the Harlem Semester program.