Creative Writing

Our Faculty

Elizabeth Arnold
Professor
Maud Casey
Associate Professor
Associate Director, Creative Writing
Michael Collier
Professor
Emily Mitchell
Assistant Professor
Howard Norman
Professor
Stanley Plumly
Professor
Director, Creative Writing
Joshua Weiner
Professor

Faculty Bookshelf

Book Image Professor Howard Norman
I Hate to Leave This Beautiful Place
2013
Book Image Professor Joshua Weiner
The Figure of a Man Being Swallowed by a Fish
The University of Chicago Press, 2013
Book Image Professor Michael Collier
An Individual History
W. W. Norton & Company, 2012
Book Image Professor Stanley Plumly
Orphan Hours
W. W. Norton & Company, 2012
Book Image Professor Howard Norman
Author, What is Left the Daughter
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010
Book Image Professor Elizabeth Arnold
Effacement
Flood Editions, 2010
Book Image Professor Joshua Weiner
Editor, At the Barriers: On the Poetry of Thom Gunn
University of Chicago Press, 2009
Book Image Assistant Professor Emily Mitchell
The Last Summer of the World: A Novel
W. W. Norton & Company, 2008
Book Image Professor Stanley Plumly
Posthumous Keats: A Personal Biography
W. W. Norton, 2008
Book Image Professor Michael Collier
Make Us Wave Back
University of Michigan Press, 2007
Book Image Professor Howard Norman
The Haunting of L.
Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux, 2007
Book Image Professor Stanley Plumly
Old Heart
W. W. Norton, 2007
Book Image Professor Howard Norman
Devotion
Houghton Mifflin, 2007
Book Image Professor Elizabeth Arnold
Civilization
Flood Editions, 2006
Book Image Professor Joshua Weiner
From the Book of Giants
2006
Book Image Associate Professor Maud Casey
Genealogy
HarperCollins, 2006
Book Image Professor Michael Collier
Dark Wild Realm
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2006
Book Image Professor Howard Norman
In Fond Remembrance of Me
Picador, 2006
Book Image Professor Stanley Plumly
Argument & Song: Sources and Silences in Poetry
Handsel, 2003
Book Image Associate Professor Maud Casey
Drastic
William Morrow, 2002
Book Image Professor Howard Norman
The Chauffeur
Picador, 2002
Book Image Professor Howard Norman
The Northern Lights
Picador, 2001
Book Image Professor Stanley Plumly
Now That My Father Lies Down Beside Me: New and Selected Poems, 1970-2000
Ecco, 2001
Book Image Professor Joshua Weiner
The World's Room
University of Chicago Press, 2001
Book Image Associate Professor Maud Casey
The Shape of Things to Come
William Morrow, 2001
Book Image Professor Michael Collier
The Ledge
Houghton Mifflin, 2000
Book Image Professor Howard Norman
The Museum Guard
Picador, 2000
Book Image Professor Elizabeth Arnold
The Reef
University of Chicago Press, 1999
Book Image Professor Stanley Plumly
The Marriage in the Trees
Ecco, 1998
Book Image Professor Michael Collier
The Neighbor
University of Chicago Press, 1995

Upcoming Events

Saturday, April 26, 2014

10:00 am Maryland Day
Tawes Plaza and Campus-Wide

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Ulrich Recital Hall, 1121 Tawes Hall

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Ulrich Recital Hall in Tawes Hall

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Friday, October 10, 2014

Maryland Inn & Conference Center

Thursday, November 13, 2014

News

April 16, 2014
Heather Lindenman's ENGL 292/388C was recognized in the Capital News Service for the course's efforts to build confidence and promote college as an option for high-school students.
April 16, 2014
English alumna Mandi Schmitt’s passion to read and write is coupled with her passion to travel, which influenced her to begin writing articles for Pink Pangea (a site full of travel information written by women) and Go Overseas (a site full of opportunities abroad).
April 10, 2014
Congratulations to Jason Rudy, who has won a semester fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies for 2015!
April 10, 2014
Congratulations to Scott Trudell for receiving a year-long residential Solmsen Fellowship at the University of Wisconsin Institute for Research in the Humanities for 2014-15. He has also received a two-month residential Fletcher Jones Foundation Fellowship at the Huntington Library in San Marino, CA.
April 10, 2014
Congratulations to Tita Chico, recipient of a Visiting Research Fellowship at the Institute of English Studies.
April 8, 2014
On April 4-5, 2014, Writing Center administrators and tutors presented at the Mid-Atlantic Writing Centers Association conference at Salisbury University.
April 8, 2014
Congratulations to Annette Debo, WCU's recipient of the 2014 UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching!
March 26, 2014
Doug Kern's "Writing to be Seen" was highlighted as a summer course that gives younger students an opportunity to discover what they want from a college education.
March 26, 2014
The English Department would like to congratulate our majors on the awards and achievements they have received during their time as an undergraduate.
March 25, 2014
The 7th Annual Graduate English Organization's (GEO) conference took place on Saturday, March 8th to much success.