Creative Writing

Our Faculty

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

Faculty Bookshelf

Book Image Assistant Professor Emily Mitchell
Author, Viral
W.W. Norton, 2015
Book Image Professor Elizabeth Arnold
Life
2014
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 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 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 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

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Ulrich Recital Hall

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Wonderland Ballroom in Columbia Heights

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Saturday, March 28, 2015

TBD Tawes

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

News

October 21, 2014
The Mathematics of Being Human by Michele Osherow and Manil Suri will be performed on November 4th at 4:00 and 7:30 pm at the UMBC Performing Arts & Humanities Building Black Box Theatre.
October 21, 2014
Calling all scholars, editors, and critical-thinkers! The Paper Shell Review has openings on the editorial board for the spring 2015 edition.
October 16, 2014
Michael Dirda reviews 'The Immortal Evening' by Stanley Plumly.
October 15, 2014
Gillian Knoll's article, How To Make Love to the Moon: Intimacy and Erotic Distance in John Lyly’s Endymion, was published in Shakespeare Quarterly, Volume 65, Number 2, Summer 2014. Continue on for a link!
October 14, 2014
Amanda Bailey's recent book, Of Bondage: Debt, Property, and Personhood in Early Modern England, was reviewed in this week's Times Literary Supplement. Continue on for a PDF link to the article.
October 14, 2014
The English Department is proud to have had Taylor Osborne, a 2013 alumnus, represent the University of Maryland and the College of Arts and Humanities as a recipient of the Boren Scholarship during the 2012-2013 academic year.
October 14, 2014
Kyle Garton-Gundling's (PhD 2013) article, "‘Ancestors We Didn’t Even Know We Had’: Alice Walker, Asian Religions, and Ethnic Authenticity,” will appear in the Fall 2014 issue of the Journal of Transnational American Studies.
October 7, 2014
In Professor Randy Ontiveros’ Literary Maryland (ENGL428X), students are exploring the state’s rich literary and historical background.
October 3, 2014
Amanda Kocis's article "Storm Warnings: The Eternally Recurring Apocalypse in Kate Chopin's The Awakening" will appear in this fall issue of The Southern Literary Journal, Vol. 47, issue 1 (Fall 2014).
September 17, 2014
Annette Debo's (PhD 1998) edition of H.D.'s Within the Walls and What Do I Love? was released by the University Press of Florida last week on September 9.