Posts tagged with “Alumni” (All posts)

Happy Jewish Heritage Month: Helene Wecker is Delightful, and her Novel is Too

10 May 2022

As part of Jewish Heritage Month, we meet up with Helene Wecker – New York Times bestselling author, Trekkie, and Carleton alum – in Zoom-wonderland to discuss her novels, assurance…

Golem and the Jinni

Chair Greg Hewett speaks on changes to the English Department

1 March 2021

Happy Miscellany Monday! This week, we chatted with English Department Chair and creative writing professor Greg Hewett to hear about both immediate and long-term changes happening in the English department…

Department meeting

Alumni Interview: Lucas Jacob ’94 on his Debut Poetry Collection

26 February 2020

In this brief interview with Carleton alumn Lucas Jacob, class of 1994, I hoped to give Jacob an opportunity to detail for our readers the path he took to publishing…

Luke Jacob '94

Alumni Interview: Sam Lemonick ’08

12 January 2020

Sam Lemonick graduated from Carleton in 2008 as a Chemistry and English double major. After spending several years freelancing as a science writer for journals like Forbes, Climbing Magazine, and…


Alumni Profile: Amanda Zoch ’10 Wins J. Leeds Barroll Dissertation Prize

15 May 2019

The Miscellany is happy to share exciting news: alum Amanda Zoch ’10, who recently completed her Ph.D. in English, has won the J. Leeds Barroll Dissertation Prize at this year’s Shakespeare…

Amanda Zoch

Alumni Profile: Faisal Mohyuddin (’00)

28 May 2018

The Miscellany recently caught up with Faisal Mohyuddin (’00), whose debut poetry collection The Displaced Children of Displaced Children (Eyewear Publishing, 2018) won the 2017 Sexton Prize for Poetry and is one of…

Alumni Profile: Jenna Bookin Barry (’95)

22 February 2018

This week, the Miscellany caught up with Jenna Bookin Barry, ’95, who is doing exciting things in the world of books as the Director of High School Publishing at W.W. Norton and…

Jenna Bookin Barry

Alumni Profile: Karen Tei Yamashita (’73)

24 September 2017

Last week, author, professor and Carleton alum Karen Tei Yamashita (‘73) visited St. Olaf to give a reading and talk about her newest book, Letters to Memory. Professor Yamashita was…

Alumni Profile: Ronald Mario Rowe (’66)

6 March 2017

This week, the Second Laird Miscellany would like to take the opportunity to remember the life of a Carleton alum who had a unique story to share. Ronald Mario Rowe…

Alumni Profile: Gwen Kirby (’07)

4 February 2017

This week we check in with alum Gwen Kirby (’07), whose creative work was lately featured in The Rumpus. She was kind enough to offer us some insight about her work,…