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 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

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Friday, October 10, 2014

Maryland Inn & Conference Center

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Maryland Inn & Conference Center

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Ulrich Recital Hall

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Wonderland Ballroom in Columbia Heights

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

News

August 29, 2014
Laura Rosenthal will serve as the ADVANCE Professor for the College of Arts and Humanities for 2014-15.
August 29, 2014
Aaron Brown's poems “Batha River” and “After Two Years Traveling Abroad, Woman Found Hanging from a Tree” were published in Tupelo Quarterly. His poem "Memory Place" was published in jmww and his poem "Intercession" was published in Humane Pursuits.
August 29, 2014
Oliver Brearey, Doctoral candidate and Assistant Director of the Professional Writing Program, will give a paper entitled "Rhetoric and Writing in Outplacement" at the 79th Annual Convention of the Association for Business Communication in Philadelphia. This conference will be taking place from October 22-25, 2014.
August 29, 2014
This past spring, Jonathan had an article titled "Happy Violence: Bentley, Lucretius, and the Prehistory of Freethinking" published in the journal Restoration: Studies in English Literary Culture, 1660-1700 (Issue 38.1, Spring 2014).
August 29, 2014
Keep reading to read the latest news from the Professional Writing Program!
August 27, 2014
Allison Hutchison will present at the TYCA (Two-Year College English Association) Northeast Conference in Baltimore this October. Her panel presentation is entitled, "Beyond the Classroom: The Effect of Course-Embedded and Student-Elected Support." My co-presenters are English faculty at Montgomery College.
August 27, 2014
Maud Casey's novel, The Man Who Walked Away, originally published in the U.S. in March, was published by Bloomsbury UK in August. At the beginning of September, she will be participating in The Story of Memory Conference: New Perspectives on the Relationship Between Story and Memory at the University of Roehampton, London.
August 26, 2014
Bob Levine recently published an essay on Frederick Douglass and the reunion narrative in the Journal of African American History. In June he gave the keynote lecture at the University of Texas's Ransom Center on “What Is the American Literary Tradition? An Editor’s Perspective.” He is returning to the Ransom Center in September to speak on Douglass and Abraham Lincoln.
August 20, 2014
Congratulations to the following faculty members on their promotions to the rank of Senior Lecturer.
August 19, 2014
Matthew Kirschenbaum served on the faculty of the Rare Book School in Charlottesville for the fifth consecutive year this summer. Keep reading to learn more.