Department News

January 26, 2020
Liz Arnold's sequence, "Effacement," was reprinted recently by PARIS REVIEW in their online daily journal. She has two poems coming out from OVERSOUND in the spring.
January 26, 2020
Mal Haselberger presented a conference paper at the American Printing History Association, "'[Shaping] up before my eyes and in my own loving hands': Jane Grabhorn's Jumbo Press and the Feminist Possbilities of Print," in October 2019. 
January 26, 2020
HeadStuff, the award winning Arts and Culture website, recently interviewed Mark Fitzgerald about his book, Downburst. To read the interview, click here. 
January 26, 2020
Maud Casey's story, "Bells of Loudun" appears in the current issue (7) of Bennington Review. Her essay, "Everything is Listening: The Sound of Silence in Fiction," is forthcoming in The Sewannee Review.
January 26, 2020
Nabila Hijazi presented a paper entitled, “Academic Death through Human Birth," as part of "RhetComp Mamas Speak: Autoethnographies of Everyday Maternal Activism" panel at the 2019 Feminisms and Rhetorics Conference at James Madison University on November 14, 2019.
January 26, 2020
Orrin Wang gave a talk, "Recessive and Hyperbolic Romanticism" and co-led a graduate seminar for the Middle Modern Group at the University of Wisconsin, Madison this last October. 
January 26, 2020
Sabrina Islam has received an Emerging Writer Scholarship to attend Lydia Millet's workshop at the Kentucky Women Writers Conference, Fall 2019.
January 26, 2020
Professor Emeritus Robert Kolker has published two books recently: The Extraordinary Image: Orson Welles, Alfred Hitchcock, Stanley Kubrick and the Reimagining of Cinema (Rutgers University Press), and, co-authored with Nathan Abrams, Eyes Wide Shut: Stanley Kubrick and the Making of his Final Film (Oxford University Press).
January 15, 2020
Shara Lessley, who earned her MFA in Poetry at the University of Maryland, recently published a short piece on Stanley Plumly's "Dutch Elm."You can read the article, which appeared in Poetry Daily, here. 
January 13, 2020
The Library of Congress, the Children’s Book Council and Every Child a Reader today announced the appointment of Jason Reynolds as the seventh National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature for 2020-2021.

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