April 23, 2018
The MFA Program in Creative Writing is pleased to announce the winners of our annual thesis awards in fiction and poetry.
April 23, 2018
Professor Robert Levine recently contributed the cover story for the National Endowment for the Humanities quarterly magazine. You can read his article "Frederick Douglass Once Turned to Fiction to Describe What He Considered True Heroism" here.
April 18, 2018
Congratulations to Professor Joshua Weiner, who was recently elected chair of the Writing Committee at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, the premier residency in the U.S. for emerging artists and writers.
April 5, 2018
Congratulations to former English major, Reginald Dwayne Betts, who recently received a 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship! You can read more about Betts here. 
March 27, 2018
Alumnus Donald Hall was recently selected as Robert L. and Mary L. Sproull Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Sciences & Engineering​ at the University of Rochester. 
March 13, 2018
The English Department is delighted to announce that Professor Chad Infante will be joining us this fall as Assistant Professor of English at the University of Maryland. 
February 22, 2018
John J. Long and Anne C. Long, Ph.D., give $100,000 to the Department to enhance students' education by recognizing, rewarding, and supporting faculty as they develop curricular and pedagogical best practices. 
February 6, 2018
Peter Witte's drawings were published on The Florida Review's "Aquifer." The drawings, excerpted from Peter's project called "After Kafka," explore and are inspired by Franz Kafka's shorter works.
February 1, 2018
Stephen Rojcewicz, a 2017 Ph.D. graduate in Comparative Literature, has published "Compte Rendu du Roman grec et poésie : Dialogues des genres et nouveaux enjeux du poétique" in Agora: Les comptes rendu de GAIA, Vol. 8, 2017. Available at: has also been elected to the Board of Directors of the Thornton Wilder Society.
January 26, 2018
Emily Mitchell gave a reading on 1/25 for Fall for the Book's new Pop Up Lit reading series. She will participate in a panel called "Sound and Fury: Understanding Voice in Fiction" at the AWP annual conference on 3/8.

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