Department News

May 15, 2017
Congratulations to Catherine Bayly and Maggie Ray, recipients of the 201​7​ Professional Track Faculty Teaching Excellence Awards!
May 11, 2017
Congratulations to our recent graduates on their accomplishments. Continue reading to learn about their plans for their post-Maryland careers!
May 11, 2017
Denise Frye Childers, who was an English major at UMD in the early 1990s was recently named named the Charles County Teacher of the Year.
May 9, 2017
Christopher Suarez, MA student in the English Department, presented his paper "Race and Critical Practice: Robert Penn Warren’s Brother to Dragons: A Tale in Verse & Voices” at the Robert Penn Warren Circle April 20-23 at Western Kentucky University, in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
May 7, 2017
Tita Chico, Kimberly Anne Coles, and Kellie Robertson met throughout 2016-2017 to discuss their current research findings.
May 5, 2017
The Faculty Research & Writing Group consisting of Luka Arsenjuk, Melanie Kill, Oliver Gaycken, Matthew Krischenbaum, Lee Konstantinou, Scott Trudell, and Orrin Wang discussed emergent projects.
May 3, 2017
The Faculty Research and Writing Group consisting of Lyra Hilliard, Rosser Matthews, Scott Moses, Clare Parsons, and Michelle Von Euw met throughout 2016-2017 to review work in progress.
May 2, 2017
The Faculty Research & Writing Group convened by Verlyn Flieger, Peter Grybauskas, and Christopher Crane shared recent findings with one another.
May 1, 2017
Chanon Adanatham, Jessica Enoch, Vessela Valiavitcharska, and Scott Wible met throughout the year to share current work in progress.
April 25, 2017
The MFA Program in Creative Writing is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Academy of American Poets Poetry Prize and Katherine Anne Porter Fiction Prize.