Author: labrams

From Wes to the Real World

Sarah Firshein graduated from Wes in 2004, English degree in hand.  After making her way in the magazine industry from Connecticut to NYC, she’s now at the top of the masthead as editor of Curbed National–a well-known and respected interior…

National Book Award Finalists Announced

Have you read any of the titles that were short-listed for this year’s National Book Awards? This past Wednesday, the five finalists for fiction were announced: The Sojourn by Andrew Krivak The Tiger’s Wife by Téa Obreht The Buddha in…

My Pet Peeve: Less/Fewer

My Pet Peeve, a new Writing Blog series, talks to students and professors about the writing mistakes that drive them absolutely crazy. My roommate, Liz, is a pretty easy-going person.  She never complains when I leave my dishes in the…