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Authors Sara Nović and Peter Golden both have successfully used their books as a way to address war trauma, mainly focusing on Eastern Eurasia. The duo visited the University at …

Acclaimed author Andrea J. Buchanan was simply crossing the street one March day in 2015 when she had a severe coughing fit. After breathing normally again, she did not think …

Portuguese poet Rosa Alice Branco reflects that translating her originally-Portuguese poetry and literature for international audiences has been both rewarding and challenging, while reflecting on the “lost in translation” concept. …

Robust laughter and insightful dialogue filled the Huxley Theater on Thursday as the New York State Writers Institute played host to iconic cartoonists Roz Chast and Robert Mankoff of The …

On Thursday, Nov. 9, legendary cartoonists Bob Mankoff and Roz Chast arrived on campus to take part in an evening conversation and Q&A, which was hosted by the New York …

Discussing their newest novels, writers Madeleine Thien and Peter Ho Davies shared with University at Albany students and community members their stories of Chinese heritage and the human experience. During …

Discussing the story of his rise from poverty to privilege, James Hart, a writer, poet, and activist, shared with University at Albany students and several community writers the scenes that …

By Lindsey Riback 1/26/16 As he celebrates his 88th birthday, William Kennedy reveals a new direction for the New York State Writers Institute here at the University of Albany. To …

By Hannah Brigida Infantado November 23, 2015 Non-fiction writer Ginger Strand visited the University at Albany for a special seminar coordinated by the New York State Writers Institute. On Thursday, …

By Madeline St. Amour Photos by Hannah Brigida Infantado Tom Junod is a person just like the rest of us. Yes, he’s been nominated 11 times (and won twice) for the …