Netflix To Feature YA Drama Based On Hollins Author’s Novel
The Internet TV network has ordered 10 episodes of “Tiny Pretty Things,” an hour-long series based on the book by Dhonielle Clayton M.A. ’09 and Sona Charaipotra. The show is scheduled to premiere in 2020.
Hollins Names New Sports Information Director
Justin McIlwee previously served as the assistant director of athletic communication at Millsaps College. He was also a sports editor and news and features writer for various newspapers.
Poliner Selected as Finalist for the 2019 Algren Award
The director of Hollins’ Jackson Center for Creative Writing and author of the award-winning novel “As Close to Us as Breathing” was honored for her short story, “Sabelle.”
Hollins Enjoys Double Presence at Women’s Theatre Festival
The works of two Hollins playwrights – “She Made Space” by Meredith Cope-Levy ’12, M.F.A. 18 and “And Then the Moon Swallowed the Sky” by Rachel Nelson ’07 – were recently showcased at an event that champions gender parity, diversity, and inclusion in the American theatre.
Penguin Random House to Publish Hollins Author’s Debut Novel
“The Road to After,” an illustrated middle grade novel in verse by Rebekah Lowell M.F.A. ’19, will be released in the spring of 2022.
Wilson Museum Presents “Ben Hatke: Nobody Likes a Goblin” Through Sept. 15
The exhibition features 40 original watercolors from the children’s book of the same title along with original artwork from his books Julia’s House for Lost Creatures, Little Robot, Mighty Jack, and the New York Times bestseller Zita the Spacegirl.
Nancy Oliver Gray Returns to Hollins as Interim President
Gray was president of Hollins from 2005 – 2017, and will guide the University during the search for the school’s 13th president.
An Important Message from the Board of Trustees to the Hollins Community
President Pareena Lawrence has decided to step down from her position to pursue her long-standing interest in international education and development.
Wilson Museum Exhibition Inspired by the Ideas of Immigrants and “Otherness”
Award-winning author and illustrator Mary Jane Begin deconstructs the creative process and shares the development of two book projects in the exhibition “Mapping the Imagination,” which will be on display June 28 – September 9. Begin will become chair of Hollins’ M.F.A. summer program in children’s book writing and illustrating on July 1.
Rising Senior Is Among “The World’s Best and Brightest International Students to Experience The Real Saudi Arabia”
Katie Grandelli ’20, an international studies major and history and economics double-minor, recently spent a week immersed in the history, culture, academics, and politics of the Middle Eastern nation.
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