Category Archives: Alumni Authors

Jesus

Best-selling author and Jesuit priest James Martin, SJ, has published a new book, Jesus: A Pilgrimage (HarperCollins, 2014), that offers readers a unique look at both the human emotions and divine activities of Jesus. According to the publisher, the book … Continue reading

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Hangout with Boston Strong author

BC alumnus Dave Wedge, an investigative journalist and author of the forthcoming book Boston Strong, will participate in a Google hangout today from  2:30 – 3:00 p.m. Wedge’s book, co-written with New York Times best-selling author Casey Sherman, is a compelling, dramatic non-fiction account … Continue reading

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Happily ever after?

In her first novel, BC alumna Laura Kenyon imagines the “happily ever after” lives of beloved fairy tale princesses, Belle, Cinderella, Rapunzel and friends. Desperately Ever After has been described as  one part Sex and the City, two parts Desperate … Continue reading

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Poet Spotlight: Spece

In honor of National Poetry Month, BC Bookmarks spotlights BC alumnus Joseph Spece, editor of SHARKPACK Poetry Review and author of the poetry collection Roads. According to Hannah Fries of Orion Magazine: “The language of Joseph Spece is richly musical, at once strange and … Continue reading

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Emmy winner

Boston College will host “How to Write the Final Episode of 30 Rock: An Evening with Tracey Wigfield” on Apr. 7 at 7:00 pm in Devlin 008. Wigfield is a Boston College alumna and Emmy-winning writer. She is currently a writer and … Continue reading

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Fabulous

A new book by BC alumna Heather Finn hopes to inspire young ones to take good care of their teeth. Fabulous Farrah & the Sugar Bugs, written by Finn and illustrated by Bonnie Lemaire, tells the story of Farrah, who ignores … Continue reading

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Working with Millennials

In her new book, You Raised Us—Now Work With Us: Millennials, Career Success, and Building Strong Workplace Teams (American Bar Association), BC alumna Lauren Stiller Rikleen offers insights, detailed research, and practical advice to help the generations understand each other better and … Continue reading

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Spirituality for the family

Alumni Tim Muldoon, who works in Boston College’s Division of Mission and Ministry, and his wife, Sue, have published Six Sacred Rules for Families: A Spirituality for the Home (Ave Maria Press, 2013), which offers tips to parents to help … Continue reading

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Animals on parade

Alumna Molly Burke Hamilton, a former journalist, has written and illustrated Animals on Parade, a new children’s book of poetry about more than two dozen animals from cheetahs to zebras.

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Spreading a love of reading

Alumna Robin Ryan, a best-selling author living in Washington state, has decided to spread her passion for reading by opening her community’s first Little Free Library. Resembling a large mailbox, a Little Free Library is a free community book-share where … Continue reading

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