MA/MFA in Creative Writing faculty member Alex Kotlowitz wins Emmy Award for The Interrupters
Chicago author, filmmaker and MA/MFA in Creative Writing instructor Alex Kotlowitz won his first Emmy last week for The Interrupters. Kotlowitz, who currently teaches a Creative Nonfiction Workshop at SCS, coproduced the documentary about community peacemakers who work with an anti-violence organization to “interrupt” violence in the streets of Chicago. Kotlowitz is the author of Never a City So Real, The Other Side of the River and There are No Children Here, and is a longtime writer-in-residence at Northwestern University. .