Saturday, March 9, 2013

SJP Alum Named Cornell Undergraduate Artist of The Year

Andrew Boryga SJP '08/Cornell '13 was just named Cornell Undergraduate Artist of The Year!

"Professor of English Stephanie Vaughn, who nominated Boryga for the award, said: 'We in creative writing have every reason to believe that Andrew Boryga will become a new important voice in American fiction, doing for his Puerto Rican neighborhood in the Bronx what Junot Díaz has done for the New Jersey neighborhood known as London Terrace -- giving voice to a largely invisible, sometimes caricatured community operating on the ragged edges of an urban neighborhood, where the poor live only minutes from the rich, but the minutes seem like light years.'"

Read more here.