Hunter College - Notable Alumni - Literature

Literature

  • Mohamad Bazzi - journalist
  • Maurice Berger - cultural critic
  • Peter Carey - writer
  • Colin Channer - writer, musician, co-founder of Calabash International Literary Festival Trust
  • Colette Inez - poet, academic, Guggenheim, Rockefeller, and two NEA Fellowships
  • Martin Greif - writer, publisher, former Managing Editor of Time-Life Books
  • Ada Louise Huxtable - writer, Pulitzer Prize-winning architectural critic
  • Audre Lorde (1959), African-American poet, essayist, educator and activist
  • Paule Marshall - author, MacArthur Fellow "genius grant," Dos Passos Prize for Literature
  • Grace Paley - writer, attended
  • Sylvia Field Porter - economist/journalist, former Financial Editor of the New York Post
  • Sonia Sanchez - poet
  • Augusta Huiell Seaman - writer
  • Ned Vizzini - writer
  • Joy Davidman - writer, poet

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