Department News

December 1, 2009
The MFA Program in Creative Writing nominated four students for this year's AWP Intro Journals Project.
November 24, 2009
Showalter will speak in Ulrich Recital Hall in Tawes on December 4.
November 19, 2009
The College of Arts and Humanites awarded four travel grants to Ph.D. students presenting their research at major national conferences.
November 19, 2009
MFA Alumnae Kara Candito, Jehanne Dubrow, and Taije Silverman will read from their work on December 2.
October 29, 2009
A symposium on new approaches to writing in the classroom will be held Friday, November 6.
October 27, 2009
Leigh Ryan, Director of the Writing Center, has won the 2009 Ron Maxwell Award for Distinguished Leadership in Promoting the Collaborative Learning Practices of Peer Tutors in Writing.
October 22, 2009
The Fall 2009 edition of Interpolations: A Journal of First-Year Writing is now up on the Department website.
October 22, 2009
CFPs for "New Worlds: Cross-Cultural Exchange East and West" and "Nomenclature" have been posted.
October 1, 2009
"Being able to speak with a certain amount of clarity what's in your mind and in your heart seems to me to be inseparable from having a happy life," says Plumly on the task of poetry.
September 24, 2009
The venerable critic and poet will also give a poetry reading to Michael Collier's Introduction to Poetry class.