This past year, alumna Tanya Paperny ’11, won the 2019 Tusculum Poetry Chapbook Prize for & OTHER VALUABLES that deals with sexual violence, intergenerational trauma, and resilience, a work available for publication. Paperny also addressed these concerns in a collection of essays for which she won a fellowship from the Washington DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.

In bestowing the fellowship the Commission cited Paperny as an artist who has “significantly contributed to the District of Columbia as a world class cultural capital.” In addition to writing, Paperny is a social and political activist, artist, and translator.

Read the full article at Columbia University School of the Arts (February 13, 2020)