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Faculty Bookshelf

Author,Viral
W.W. Norton,2015
I Hate to Leave This Beautiful Place
2013
The Figure of a Man Being Swallowed by a Fish
The University of Chicago Press,2012
An Individual History
W. W. Norton & Company,2012
Orphan Hours
W. W. Norton & Company,2012
Author,What is Left the Daughter
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,2010
Effacement
Flood Editions,2010
Editor,At the Barriers: On the Poetry of Thom Gunn
University of Chicago Press,2009
The Last Summer of the World: A Novel
W. W. Norton & Company,2008
Posthumous Keats: A Personal Biography
W. W. Norton,2008
Make Us Wave Back
University of Michigan Press,2007
The Haunting of L.
Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux,2007
Devotion
Houghton Mifflin,2007
Civilization
Flood Editions,2006
From the Book of Giants
2006
Genealogy
HarperCollins,2006
Dark Wild Realm
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,2006
In Fond Remembrance of Me
Picador,2005
Argument & Song: Sources and Silences in Poetry
Handsel,2003
Drastic
William Morrow,2002
The Chauffeur
Picador,2002
The Northern Lights
Picador,2001
Now That My Father Lies Down Beside Me: New and Selected Poems, 1970-2000
Ecco,2001
The World's Room
University of Chicago Press,2001
The Shape of Things to Come
William Morrow,2001
The Ledge
Houghton Mifflin,2000
The Museum Guard
Picador,2000
The Reef
University of Chicago Press,1999
The Neighbor
University of Chicago Press,1995

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News

March 2, 2015
The Association of Departments of English, in addition to producing the Job Information List and providing Summer Seminars for chairs and directors, facilitates conversations on the national, regional, and local levels regarding best practices, the state of the profession, and issues that concern faculty, administrators, and students.
February 27, 2015
Carla Peterson was published in the New York Times this month.
February 25, 2015
45 students from Glen Burnie High School visited Tawes Hall in early February to sit in on a model college class. 
February 24, 2015
Congratulations to Randy Ontiveros, who has been selected as a recipient of a 2015 University System of Maryland Board of Regents Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching. This award is the highest honor that the Board of Regents bestows to recognize exemplary faculty achievement.
February 23, 2015
When the Conference on College Composition and Communication convenes in Tampa, FL, in March, many faculty members and graduate students will present current research. Some of these presentations refine materials developed in conjunction with the graduate course and conference in fall 2013, "Engendering Rhetorical Power," a collaboration with scholars at Pennsylvania State University.
February 18, 2015
Congratulations to Ann Bracken on the publication of her book, The Altar of Innocence: Poems.
February 18, 2015
Residential fellowships are invaluable to the research and writing of the Department's faculty members. New locations provide new materials to read, new landscapes to write about, and new scholars to meet. Members of our faculty have held many residential fellowships, some of which are highlighted here.
February 18, 2015
Scott Trudell is a residential fellow at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
February 12, 2015
Linda Kauffman was the Walt Whitman Chair of American Literature and Culture through a Senior Fulbright fellowship at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.
February 11, 2015
Department lecturer Caitlin McGrath will run the Old Greenbelt Theatre as a non-profit, art house movie theater.