Posts tagged with: "Dennis Lehane"

Talent, grit and making his own luck: The story of writer Dennis Lehane MFA ’01

Talent, grit and making his own luck: The story of writer Dennis Lehane MFA ’01

Controlling the brain. It’s a skill one of FIU’s most famous authors has yet to master. But, it’s a skill […]

Acclaimed author and FIU alumnus Dennis Lehane MFA '01 was honored with the 2018 Lawrence A. Sanders Award in Fiction during a ceremony at BBC April 12. Lehane is best known for his mystery novels adapted as films for the silver screen. "Mystic River" was directed by Clint Eastwood and starred Sean Penn in 2003. "Gone, Baby, Gone" was directed by Ben Affleck and starred Casey Affleck in 2007. Photo by Tim Long.

Talent + grit = How Dennis Lehane made it

Dennis Lehane, MFA ’01 was honored with the 2018 Lawrence A. Sanders Award for Fiction. The crime and mystery writer […]

April 2018 in photos: Commencement, Dennis Lehane and a covert operative

April 2018 in photos: Commencement, Dennis Lehane and a covert operative

FIU didn’t slow down for the end of the Spring semester. April was packed with special events and memorable moments […]

6 famous FIU connections: U2, President Trump, Disney princess

6 famous FIU connections: U2, President Trump, Disney princess

FIU has nearly 200,000 alumni. We’re one of the 10 largest universities in America. So it might stand to reason that we’re connected […]

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 […]

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 […]

9 famous FIU connections: Brad Pitt, Indiana Jones, Disney and more

9 famous FIU connections: Brad Pitt, Indiana Jones, Disney and more

FIU has nearly 200,000 alumni. We’re the 7th largest university in America. So it might stand to reason that we are in […]