The Department of English, with the support of the Subir and Malini Chowdhury Foundation and in collaboration with Kenyon College and the Kenyon Review, will award the $20,000 prize during a gala at USC on April 21. [5¾ min read]
‘Air/Light’ is a free, online publication featuring exciting new writing from a California perspective in a wide range of narrative and multimedia formats — including video games. [4 min read]
Safiya Sinclair, a doctoral student in creative writing and literature at USC Dornsife, has won a prestigious award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters for her debut collection of poetry.
The University Professor of English and Comparative Literature takes a leadership role in the nation’s largest membership-based nonprofit organization championing poets and poetry.
USC Dornisfe’s Viet Thanh Nguyen delivers an acclaimed nonfiction work on the Vietnam War that raises questions about the ethics of memory as he explores how different countries remember the conflict.
USC Dornsife’s Viet Thanh Nguyen follows up his Pulitzer Prize win for fiction with a spot on the short list of the National Book Awards — this time for nonfiction.
For filmmaker Edoardo Ponti, poetry was the key to unlocking his talents as a cinematic storyteller.
The honored humanities scholars bring the number of USC Dornsife academy fellows to 23.
Creative writing and literature Ph.D. student Safiya Sinclair garners a 2016 Whiting Award for poetry, affording her $50,000 to focus on her art.