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Edmund White, BA '62.

Pride and publishing

As a gay youth, Edmund White, BA ’62, bemoaned the dearth of books that reflected his experience. So, he wrote his own. Today he holds the PEN/Saul Bellow Award for Achievement in American Fiction.

John Tebeau, author/artist/professional host behind the bar at Brooklyn's Fort Defiance. (Image: Alex Halberstadt.)

What’s the buzz

What defines a beloved tavern, dive, or watering hole? New York-based artist/author John Tebeau, BS ’86, has a pretty good idea. In fact, he left his heart at Dominick’s and the Del Rio.