Alumni in the News: March 8

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Charles Ardai ’91

Author Stephen King’s newest book, Later, released on March 2, was published by the small press Hard Case Crime, co-founded by Charles Ardai ’91. Hard Case Crime focuses on pulp-style crime novels; Later is King’s third book with the press.

On March 1, Susanna Wolff ’10’s comedic piece “Beyond Hygge” ran in The New Yorker. The article takes a humorous looks at “a few other Scandinavian trends to make your sad pandemic life seem intentional.”

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Claire Shipman ’86, SIPA’94

Claire Shipman ’86, SIPA’94 co-authored the February 23 New York Times article “Imperfect Girls Make Perfect Role Models.” The article discusses how the co-authors’ book Living the Confidence Code: Real Girls. Real Stories. Real Confidence., “looked for role models whose stories would really resonate with other girls,” and highlights “not traditionally ‘accomplished’ or celebrated girls, but those who had also stumbled, shown perseverance and were open about it.”

Andrew Marlowe ’88 and his wife, Terri Edda Miller, are the showrunners for the CBS show The Equalizer, which debuted on February 7 and stars Queen Latifah.

Adam Jentleson ’03 was featured in the February 6 New York Times article “Progressives Made a Splash. Can They Pass Bills, Too?” Jentleson is a co-founder of Battle Born Collective, “a new organization that uses legislative strategy, messaging and policy tools to help progressive groups push their agenda through Washington.”

Lang Fisher ’02 was nominated for an NAACP Image Award in the Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series category for Never Have I Ever. Katori Hall ’03 was nominated in the Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series and the Outstanding Breakthrough TV Creative categories for P-Valley. The award winners will be announced on March 27.