Andrea Lawlor Around Campus

Crafting a Life in the Arts in rainbow colored letters.

Crafting a full life in the arts

Mount Holyoke’s event Crafting a Life in the Arts shows students that the COVID-19 pandemic shouldn’t deter a sustaining life in the arts. 

Andrea Lawlor (left) and Samuel Ace, Mount Holyoke College faculty in English, spoke to U.S. News & World Report as to why students might want to study creative writing in college.

What to know about studying creative writing

U.S. News & World Report talks to Mount Holyoke College faculty Andrea Lawlor and Samuel Ace about studying creative writing in college.  

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Andrea Lawlor wins prestigious Whiting Award

Andrea Lawlor, assistant professor of English, has received the Whiting Award, which honors emerging writers who demonstrate excellence and promise.

Mount Holyoke College's Field Gates. Photo by Michael Malyszko

Meet Mount Holyoke’s newest faculty 2019

Mount Holyoke’s newest faculty bring innovative, interdisciplinary scholarship to the College’s thriving intellectual community.

This is a portrait of author and lecturer Andrea Lawlor alongside an image of the cover of “Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl.” The cover is pink, with black block text over an image of what appears to be a sculpture draped in pink cloth.

Critics sing praises for Lawlor’s debut novel

Mount Holyoke College professor Andrea Lawlor’s debut novel earned high praise. The Advocate called Lawlor “a worthy successor to Virginia Woolf.”

This is a portrait of author and lecturer Andrea Lawlor alongside an image of the cover of “Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl.” The cover is pink, with black block text over an image of what appears to be a sculpture draped in pink cloth.

Living, learning, writing, teaching

Andrea Lawlor’s novel, “Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl,” shines with authenticity, creativity and insight — just like Lawlor’s Mount Holyoke classes.

This is a portrait of author and lecturer Andrea Lawlor alongside an image of the cover of “Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl.” The cover is pink, with black block text over an image of what appears to be a sculpture draped in pink cloth.

Andrea Lawlor featured in LA Review of Books

The LA Review of Books featured Andrea Lawlor in conversation with Hilary Plum about Lawlor’s acclaimed novel, “Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl.” 

Andrea Lawlor Visiting Lecturer in English

MHC lecturer’s novel: Changing shape, gender

A debut novel by Andrea Lawlor features a main character who can transform his body as he explores gender and sexuality in the early 1990s.

Anisha Pai '19 is this year’s Mount Holyoke College’s candidate for the Kathryn Irene Glascock '22 Intercollegiate Poetry Competition.

MHC student wins Glascock poetry contest

Anisha Pai '19 is the first Mount Holyoke winner of the annual Glascock poetry contest since 2009 and one of only 20 since the contest began in 1923.