writing

Katherine Boo has made a name for herself—and won a Pulitzer Prize—writing about the lives of the poor and neglected in society. In her recent book, Behind the Beautiful Forevers, she portrays the hopes and hardships of the residents of a makeshift slum.

The goal of Barnard’s writing fellows program is simple: It’s meant to help every student write better, no matter what her major.

Even as a little girl, Jillian Medoff knew she wanted to be a writer, but she also knew early on that she didn’t want to have to rely on her art to make a living.

For more than 20 years, lawyer Vernā Bigger Myers has helped law firms and other institutions achieve a diverse workforce.

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and former chair of Barnard's Board of Trustees pens piece for The Wall Street Journal.

Barnard College welcomes celebrated playwright, actor, and essayist Wallace Shawn.