Zeena Yasmine Fuleihan ’18 Honored by Nick Adams Short Story Contest
A Macalester senior's short story took home the Honorable Mention in this competitive writing contest.
Sixty Years of Chanter
Editor-in-Chief Zeena Fuleihan reflects on her experience anthologizing Macalester's longest-running student literary magazine.
Professor Penelope Geng Receives Prestigious Fellowship
Professor Geng will spend a semester probing the rare collections of the Huntington Library in San Marino, Calif.
A Q&A with Amy Thielen ’97
The James Beard Award-winning food writer and memoirist discusses food, culture, and finding her purpose.
From Fermilab to Financial Services: Four Internships
In their internships, students had fun while exploring career options.
Faculty Focus: Peter Bognanni
"You're going to be a better and stronger teacher if you're using your own truths," says award-winning novelist Peter Bognanni '01.
Be that 10 Percent: Creative Writing with Marlon James
Julia Joy '20 tells what it's like to take a course from Man Booker Prize winner Professor Marlon James.
Demons, witches, devils. Evil incarnate features prominently in English literature of the 1500–1700s.
From Eden to the Apocalypse
English professor Benjamin Voigt’s class takes an unconventional approach to environmental literature.
Circling the Globe with Soccer
After Macalester, Georgia Cloepfil ’14 landed spots on professional soccer teams in Australia and Sweden.
Evelyn Pugh ’19 was one of ten high schoolers who put together The Best American Nonrequired Reading of 2015.
Manuscript to finished paperback, students in a hands-on English course work their way through the publishing process.
Greece, Ancient and Modern
From translating Aristophanes to picking oranges, Kacie Reilly experienced Greece across the centuries.
Macalester professor Marlon James wins the Man Booker Prize for his novel “A Brief History of Seven Killings”
Macalester professor Marlon James has won the Man Booker Prize for Fiction, considered the most prestigious prize in literature, for his book A Brief History of Seven Killings. James is the first writer from Jamaica to win in the prize's 47-year history.
Even before its release, English professor Marlon James’s novel was lauded as “stunning,” “scary and lyrically beautiful.”