Cover Story

Items from the Special Collections department in Goldfarb Library speak volumes about the real-life work of fiction writing.

Full Story
Detail from a 1902 dime-novel cover, Robert D. Farber University Archives and Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.

The Brandeis Magazine Short-Story Competition

Presenting our contest winner, “Ears,” by Atar Hadari, MFA’94. WEB EXTRA: Read three additional stories selected by our judges as runners-up.

The Mother Lode

With a soul-baring third novel, Jennifer Gilmore ’92 comes of age.

A Literary Light in the C-Suite

Business executive Olaf Olafsson ’85 delivers an unusual ROI — stories that plumb love and loss, crime and redemption.

The Brandeis Questionnaire

Jon Landau ’68 on his wild and innocent youth at Brandeis and his life today as Bruce Springsteen's manager.