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Michael Kienitz

Announced Monday, the 2017 Pulitzer Prizes include Matthew Desmond, who wrote a gripping exposé about mass evictions and the struggle to find affordable housing in Milwaukee. Read our June 2016 interview with the author. more

Apr 10, 2017 3:00 PM News

Social commentator and founder of the influential literary journal n+1 Mark Greif is in Madison for the Wisconsin Book Festival. He stops at the Central Library on Oct. 22 to read from “Against Everything.” more

Oct 19, 2016 1:45 PM Books

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Michael Kienitz

Isthmus talks to superstar author and UW alum Matthew Desmond, whose groundbreaking research on poverty is the basis for his new book “Evicted.” Now the book is showing up on bestseller lists and has been chosen as the 2016-17 Go Big Read. more

Jun 23, 2016 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories

“Black Girl Everything” is a captivating solo art exhibit created by Melana Bass, a senior BFA candidate in the UW’s First Wave scholars program. Her celebration of black womanhood runs through April 29 at the Red Gym. more

Apr 26, 2016 2:00 PM A & E