Creative Writing at The New School

Thanks to the cooperation of the National Book Critics Circle Award and the New School Graduate Writing Program, as well as the tireless efforts of our students and faculty, we are able to provide for you interviews with each of the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Finalists concerning their selected book.

Below, watch MFA student Diane Masucci talk with the General Nonfiction winner, Andrew Solomon, about his prize winning book, Far from the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity.

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Diane T. Masucci is a 2013 candidate for an MFA in Fiction at The New School. She writes essays and short stories that mine family life. An award-winning journalist for 15 years, Diane is the mother of two children and lives in Montclair, N.J. with her husband and insatiable labrador retriever.

For more interviews with the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award finalists visit The American Vanguard.

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Founded in Greenwich Village in 1931, Creative Writing at The New School continues to promote, engender, and shape innovative literature.