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W.W. Norton,2015
cover of "The Man Who Walked Away"
Author,The Man Who Walked Away: A Novel
Bloomsbury USA,2014
,I Hate to Leave This Beautiful Place
,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
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
Houghton Mifflin,2007
Flood Editions,2006
,From the Book of Giants
,Dark Wild Realm
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,2006
,In Fond Remembrance of Me
,Argument & Song: Sources and Silences in Poetry
William Morrow,2002
,The Chauffeur
,The Northern Lights
,Now That My Father Lies Down Beside Me: New and Selected Poems, 1970-2000
,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
,The Reef
University of Chicago Press,1999
,The Neighbor
University of Chicago Press,1995

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February 8, 2016
Reginald Dwayne Betts, who earned his BA in English in 2009, is reading in the O.B. Hardison Poetry series at the Folger Shakespeare Library at 7:30 PM on Monday, 2/8/16. 
February 1, 2016
Todd Kilman ('91) Washingtonian Food Critic and author of The Wild Vine: A Forgotten Grape and the Untold Story of American Wine was featured in TERP Magazine.
January 20, 2016
Sarah Schexnayder (formerly Hall), a graduate of the English Language and Literature department at University of Maryland, was recently promoted to president of Syscom Services.  
January 20, 2016
The Three Volume Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies coedited by Sangeeta Ray Henry Schwarz just came out from Wiley-Blackwell.
January 13, 2016
Robert Levine's The Lives of Frederick Douglass was just published by Harvard UP. 
January 6, 2016
Deadline for submissions: 15 January 2016Conference will be held Friday, 22 April 2016
January 6, 2016
For the spring 2014 grant cycle, CLCS awarded funding to support 22 proposals for lecture series, conferences, reading groups, and more.
January 6, 2016
For the winter 2013 grant cycle, CLCS awarded funding to support 9 proposals for lecture series, conferences, reading groups, and more.
January 6, 2016
A comprehensive list of grants awarded by CLCS from fall 2012 to present.
January 5, 2016
The Modern Language Association's Annual Convention is being held in Austin, Texas from January 7th through the 10th. Those presenting from the Department include faculty members and graduate students.