Category Archives: Alumni Authors

The Quest of Miles Arthur

Boston College alumnus C.E. Zyburo has published his debut novel, Miles Arthur and the Quest for the King’s Scabbard (Wee Creek Press, 2015). It is a young adult fantasy novel about a high school student who is thrust into a medieval adventure. … Continue reading

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BC Strong

Author Dave Wedge, a Boston College alumnus, will participate in the panel “BC Strong: Boston College Alumni Share Their Stories of the Marathon Bombings” taking place at Robsham Theater on Apr. 14 at 7 p.m. Wedge, a former reporter for … Continue reading

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Book review: Golinkin’s memoir

A Commonweal magazine review of A Backpack, A Bear and Eight Crates of Vodka (Doubleday, 2014) by Boston College alumnus Lev Golinkin draws comparisons to another memoir about a Jewish family fleeing the Soviet Union —Waiting for America by Boston College … Continue reading

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Her Name is Rose

A native New Yorker now living in Ireland, Boston College alumna Christine Breen is the author of the new book Her Name is Rose (St. Martin’s Press, 2015). Breen is the co-author of several non-fiction titles about country living in County Clare … Continue reading

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At the Orphanage Edge

Following his graduation from BC in 1984, Jay Sullivan taught in Jamaica for two years as part of the International Volunteers Program (now JVC). In addition to his teaching duties, Sullivan got involved with Alpha Boys School in Kingston, an orphanage … Continue reading

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Praying our stories

Alumna Elizabeth Eiland Figueroa, a clinical social worker, has written a post for dotMagis, the blog of IgnatianSpirituality.com. In her post, “Praying Our Stories,” she recalls a course she took her senior at BC which explored God’s presence in the everyday experiences … Continue reading

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Malone’s trip

Alumnus Ian Thomas Malone is the author of a new book, A Trip Down Reality Lane (Limitless Publishing, 2015). It is about three college friends in Boston who step outside of reality and discover what matters most to them — including … Continue reading

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