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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
Old Heart
W. W. Norton,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 Marriage in the Trees
Ecco,1998
The Neighbor
University of Chicago Press,1995

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News

December 16, 2014
This fall, the English Undergraduate Association launched a new student group – the African Diaspora Reading Group, ADRG. The mission of the group is to explore and contribute to African Diaspora writing and educate others about this important body of literature.
December 15, 2014
Lena Stypeck, who graduated from the University with a BA in English in 2014, has started a writing center at the Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy in Baltimore.
December 9, 2014
The English Department would like to congratulate the University of Maryland’s Chi Tau chapter of Sigma Tau Delta for its 2014 Project Grant Award, recognizing its traveling tutoring program, Students for Students.
December 5, 2014
Adele Berlin, Robert H. Smith Professor of Bible Emerita and Professor of English Emerita, is being awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree by Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion in New York this spring, in recognition of her contributions to Biblical and Jewish Studies. Congratulations, Adele!
December 3, 2014
The MFA Program in Creative Writing is pleased to announce our nominees for the 2015 Intro Journals Project, a literary competition for the discovery and publication of new work by students currently enrolled in creative writing programs around the country.
December 2, 2014
Congratulations to the following faculty members who have received RASAand CAPAA grants from the Graduate School for 2015-16.
November 21, 2014
Joshua Weiner was invited by the Academy of American Poets and the U.S. National Archives to write a poem in response to an object in the their online archive. Keep reading to learn more.
November 21, 2014
Nabila Hijazi, and Douglass Kern will present at the 2014 NCTE Annual Convention about Digital and Media Literacies this weekend.
November 20, 2014
Lecturer Caleb Kriesberg's essay, "What if Parson Weems is My Hero? Engaging American History Students in a Multicultural Classroom" was printed as part of the proceedings of a conference he attended last March, sponsored by the Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Social Imagery. The conference was titled: "The Image of the Hero in Literature, Media, and Society," at which Caleb presented and lead discussions on his paper. Caleb learned about the conference from a flyer posted in Tawes Hall.
November 20, 2014
Lyra Hilliard and three undergraduate Teaching Assistants, Emily McDermott, Robbie Tully, and Sayema Tareq, will present at the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) on Friday. Keep reading to learn more.