Elizabeth Cox, a teacher of creative writing at MIT since 2001 and author of five books - including <em>The Ragged Way People Fall Out of Love</em>, <em>The Slow Moon</em>, and the short story collection <em>Bargains in the Real World</em> - has garnered an armful of honors.

Awakening Others

Elizabeth Cox, a teacher of creative writing at MIT and the author of five books, has garnered an armful of honors.

Writer-in-residence Stephen Alter, the author of eight books, explores themes of taking journeys and crossing borders. Photo: Ed Quinn

A Pilgrim’s Path

Stephen Alter, the author of eight books, has spent his life journeying between Indian and American cultures.

Pablo Boczkowski, an assistant professor at the Sloan School of Management, is the author of

Digitizing the News

Prof. Pablo Boczkowski recently wrote “Digitizing the News,” a new book that investigates how daily newspapers in America have entered the online world.

Warner Brothers is turning one of Karl Iagnemma’s short stories into a movie that will be produced by Brad Pitt. Photo: Ed Quinn

Hollywood Calls

Research scientist Karl Iagnemma recently published a book of short stories. Now, Warner Brothers is turning it into a movie that will be produced by Brad Pitt.

Francis Moore Lappé, author of the 1971 blockbuster, Diet for a Small Planet, is now writing a sequel. Like the original work, the focus of the sequel extends beyond food.

Another Diet

Visiting Prof. Frances Moore Lappé is writing a sequel to her 1971 blockbuster, “Diet for a Small Planet.”

Prof. Clarence G. Williams recently wrote Technology and the Dream: Reflections on the Black Experience at MIT, 1941-1999 –– a 1,000 plus-page compendium of oral histories chronicling the experience of black students, faculty, and staff at MIT.

MIT’s Black Experience

Prof. Clarence G. Williams writes a book detailing the experiences of MIT’s black students, faculty, and staff.