For the second year in a row, a record number of students applied to and enrolled in the English department’s creative writing workshops. This spring, the program includes 24 workshops — another all-time high — in both fiction and non-fiction disciplines.
Allegations of plagiarism embroiled former New York Times Executive Editor and Harvard lecturer Jill E. Abramson ’76, whose latest book, “Merchants of Truth,” came under scrutiny from journalists Wednesday.
The petition calls on Dench and GSAS administrators to hire ESL tutors at the school’s Writing Center, among other requests.
The fourth floor of Lamont Library is currently halfway through renovations and is on-track to reopen by the start of the spring 2019 term.
The Library of Congress will award Harvard English professor Jorie Graham a national prize for poetry in December, the library announced last week.
Houghton Library hosted a Halloween reading of Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” in honor of the 200th anniversary of the book’s publication.
The Creative Writing Program is expanding its course offerings this academic year, particularly to include a wider variety of nonfiction workshops.
"Jesse McCarthy stood out unequivocally as the hottest new star on the horizon,” the Chair of the African and African American Studies wrote of the new hire.
The weekly peer-led discussions are held over pizza. Organizers said they hope the informal environment will encourage more students to explore literary criticism.
The English Department received a record number of applications to its creative writing program this academic year, according to the program’s director.