Category Archives: Alumni Authors

Dalsimer Memorial Lecture

Kate Costello-Sullivan, a BC alumna and president of the American Conference for Irish Studies, will present the Dalsimer Memorial Lecture on Feb. 4 at 5 p.m. in Connolly House. Her talk is titled “‘Fully Made She Will be Strong’: Embodiment, … Continue reading

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Dorothy Macardle

Dorothy Macardle (1889– 1958) is perhaps best known as the author of The Irish Republic, an account of the revolutionary period from an anti-Treaty perspective. A new biography of Macardle, written by BC graduate Leeann Lane, reveals a deeper portrait … Continue reading

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A daughter’s journey to acceptance

A memoir by Boston College alumna Suzanne Maggio tells the story of facing difficult truths and finding an unexpected path to unconditional love following the death of her mother from Alzheimer’s disease. Maggio, who earned a bachelor’s degree in English, … Continue reading

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Debut short story collection

BC alumna Lynne Spigelmire Viti has published her first short story collection, titled Going Too Fast (Finishing Line Press, 2020). Viti presents interlocking stories of women coming of age in the 1960s and 1970s in Baltimore and New York, as … Continue reading

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Biography of James Martin, S.J.

Thanks to his appearances on television with talk show host Stephen Colbert, his Twitter following of more than a quarter of a million people, and his bestselling books, James Martin, S.J., may be the most recognized Catholic priest in the … Continue reading

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New from Mike Lupica

In his latest book for tweens and teens, Strike Zone (Philomel Books, 2019), Mike Lupica tells the story of 12-year-old baseball prodigy Nick Garcia, the dreams he has about playing professional ball and worries he has for his sick sister … Continue reading

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Nancy Paulsen Books

Boston College alumna Nancy Paulsen is president and publisher of her own imprint for young readers at Penguin publishing house, where she has worked for more than two decades. Nancy Paulsen Books publishes 15 books a year and focuses on … Continue reading

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