Watch (and listen) to tips on video and audio from six of the College’s wildly successful creatives, including an Emmy-nominated TV director, the co-creator of a superhero character, and a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist.
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The Donald E. Axinn Foundation/Anna Quindlen prize, which includes $25,000 to support creative writing, is awarded yearly to a graduating senior.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author and alumna will oversee the creative writing program to help guide students on their journeys as writers.
As the world attempts to move beyond the pandemic, Barnard revisits a poetry series that has helped our community thrive during trying times.
A peer-to-peer writing program prepares students to become strong communicators of science.
The celebrated writer reveals how her craft shapes identity and “excavates your soul.”
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For Pride Month (June), the accomplished poet talks all things queer poetry.
In the final installment of the Pandemic Poets Society series, Bingham shares pandemic-inspired odes to inanimate objects.
Magdalene Pernambuco ’22 chats with her aunt and grandfather — Barnard professor Sandra Goldmark and her father, Peter Goldmark — about their newly published collaboration, Haikus for New York City.
Through the famed astronomer's descent into blindness, Corrie contemplates our increasingly frayed ties to one another and the planet.
Inspired by the changing seasons of the Upper East Side, Freedman observes how the pandemic has run its course over her city.
Cody considers the literal and figurative journey of flying above turmoil.
Three students have shared their Barnard journeys since they first arrived on campus four years ago. Here, the graduating seniors close out their college experience with one final look back.
Asha Futterman ’21 reads her poem about the tales of womanhood and the cycle of time.
Jones considers the robbing and abuse of Black women’s voices, from the writings of Zora Neale Hurston ’28 to the women that came after her.
Ketai writes about the realities of intimacy and physical contact during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Weiner writes about the evolving ideas of freedom and femininity across generations in and out of quarantine.
Pharel writes about the challenges of rising above systemic and individual violence.
Pharel writes about pushing herself through the creative process because tomorrow is never guaranteed.
Prof. Watson reads her poem about colonialism, resistance, and the sugar cane industry in the Caribbean.
Watson shares a poem about racial identity.
Narang shares a song about the difficulties of distance.
Professor Colleen Thomas-Young reflects on “the body in protest” and how dance helped her through the first 100 days of the pandemic.
The seventh Donald E. Axinn Foundation/Anna Quindlen prize went to two graduating seniors this year, who will each receive $12,500 to support their creative writing.
Adjunct Professor Chiz Schultz receives 2019 Peabody Award for Best Documentary.
A regular New York Times columnist since 2007, Prof. Boylan writes about a wide range of issues from the everyday to the transcendent.
Jeannette Walls ’84 reflects on watching her memoir being made into a movie.