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Les Standiford's "The Man Who Invented Christmas" is being adapted for film starring Dan Stevens, left, as a young Charles Dickens, right.

Les Standiford didn’t invent Christmas, but he knows who did

Charles Dickens self-published A Christmas Carol in 1843 in a desperate attempt to save his struggling writing career. The book […]

34 years and $469 million price tag — author untangles convoluted tale of Miami’s Arsht Center

34 years and $469 million price tag — author untangles convoluted tale of Miami’s Arsht Center

Les Standiford has a knack for telling stories — only his stories are often about real people and actual events […]

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Les Standiford's "The Man Who Invented Christmas" is being adapted for film starring Dan Stevens, left, as a young Charles Dickens, right.

3 things you didn’t know about ‘A Christmas Carol’

The Man Who Invented Christmas opens in theaters nationwide Nov. 22. The film is based on a book by FIU Creative […]

The Man Who Invented Christmas is based on a book by FIU Creative Writing Program Director Les Standiford.

The Man Who Invented Christmas now in theaters

Les Standiford just saw one of his most recent books come to life. The FIU Creative Writing Program director got a […]

Best books to give as last-minute holiday gifts

Best books to give as last-minute holiday gifts

With final exams, work and family commitments piling up this month, chances are you might have put off your holiday […]

Alumnae poets publish new books

Alumnae poets publish new books

April is National Poetry month, and FIU News spoke to alumni who have broken into the ranks of published poets. The […]

Sound bite: Professor reads from late alumnus’ crime novel

Sound bite: Professor reads from late alumnus’ crime novel

In 2009, alumnus Anthony Gagliano MFA ’02 suffered a stroke and died, leaving his second crime novel unfinished and the […]

1-day sale turns 10-year-old book into ‘New York Times’ best seller

1-day sale turns 10-year-old book into ‘New York Times’ best seller

Les Standiford‘s 2005 Meet You In Hell has just met the New York Times Best Sellers list. Wanting to tell the story of […]

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FIU to honor author of ‘The English Patient’ March 26

FIU will honor Michael Ondaatje, author of The English Patient (1992), at this year’s Lawrence A. Sanders Award in Fiction. […]

Alumnus’ crime novel completed five years after his death

Alumnus’ crime novel completed five years after his death

Jack Vaughn’s old friend Cal has gone missing. His vintage Cadillac has been pulled out of a South Florida canal. […]

Denise Duhamel, professor in the FIU Creative Writing Program in the Department of English

Duhamel becomes third creative writing professor to earn Guggenheim Fellowship

FIU creative writing professor Denise Duhamel has been named a 2014 Guggenheim Fellow. Duhamel is one of 178 scholars, artists […]

Best-selling author Amy Tan to be honored by FIU in April

Best-selling author Amy Tan to be honored by FIU in April

Critically acclaimed author Amy Tan will visit FIU Thursday, April 3 to receive the Creative Writing Program’s Lawrence Sanders Award […]

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Mystic River author, Dennis Lehane, to be keynote speaker at FIU’s Writers Conference Oct. 24-26

Annual Writers Conference returns to Biltmore Hotel For those looking to write the next New York Times bestseller, the historical […]

Mystic River author, Dennis Lehane, to be keynote speaker at FIU’s Writers Conference Oct. 24-26

Mystic River author, Dennis Lehane, to be keynote speaker at FIU’s Writers Conference Oct. 24-26

For those looking to write the next New York Times bestseller, the historical narrative of our time or even an […]

Judith H. Stiehm receives top faculty honor at Faculty Convocation

Judith H. Stiehm receives top faculty honor at Faculty Convocation

By Joel Delgado ’12 MS ’17 Professor Judith H. Stiehm came away with the top honor Sept. 26 at the […]

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