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Davis ’17 Pens Debut Novel, “Everything Must Go”

Davis ’17 Pens Debut Novel, “Everything Must Go”

Since graduating just last May, Jenny Fran Davis ’17 has become a published author with the fall release of her debut novel, Everything Must Go. The story revolves around Flora Goldwasser, a teenager from New York City who has just transferred to a rural, Quaker boarding school in her junior year. Through a collection of journal…
She Makes Comics: Award-Winning Film by Stotter ’13, Meaney ’07 Available on Netflix

She Makes Comics: Award-Winning Film by Stotter ’13, Meaney ’07 Available on Netflix

She Makes Comics, a documentary directed by Marisa Stotter ’13, and produced by Patrick Meaney ’07 and Stotter, won Best Documentary at the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con International Film Festival, and was released on Netflix on Oct. 15.  Also available on iTunes and Amazon Prime, the film tells the story of the women—artists, writers, executives,…

Zeitlin ’04, Janvey ’06, Quinn ’05 Produce Brimstone and Glory Documentary

Brimstone and Glory is the feature-length documentary produced by Benh Zeitlin ’04, Dan Janvey ’06, Kellen Quinn ’05 and others, on the annual festival in Tultepec, Mexico, where pyrotechnics are the major industry. The weeklong celebration honors San Juan de Dios, patron saint of firework makers, and celebrates the artisans who dedicate themselves to pyrotechnics. Directed…
WNYC’s Walker ’79 P’21 at Werk It: ‘Lean In to Podcasting’

WNYC’s Walker ’79 P’21 at Werk It: ‘Lean In to Podcasting’

Laura R. Walker ’79, P’21, president and CEO of New York Public Radio (NYPR), has an agenda: She wants at least half of the podcasts produced to be hosted or co-hosted by women. “We’re making progress,” she reported at Werk It 2017, an annual festival she helped to create in 2015 to give women the…
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Bulletin Board: Charles Huschle '84

Charles Huschle has recently published his first book of short stories, and has exhibited his paintings in two group shows in the Denver and Boulder, CO, area.

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Wesleyan Magazine Issue 1 - 2017
Wesleyan Magazine Issue 1 - 2017
Learn about equity and inclusion at Wesleyan–where we are and where we’re going; discover writer Pagan Kennedy ’84 and her offbeat approach to telling science stories with a twist; find out how Wesleyan alumni are dealing with the crisis of mass incarceration; and read about computer-analyst-by-day-artist-by night Julia L. Kay ’83 and her portrait revolution.