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

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News

July 17, 2014
Heather Lindenman's ENGL 292/388C was recognized in the Capital News Service  as well as other news outlets for the course's efforts to build confidence and promote college as an option for high school students.
July 15, 2014
Colonial Williamsburg recently published Michael Olmert's article on 18th Century Garden Mounts, an important part of the Enlightenment landscape garden. The article is available for reading here.
July 15, 2014
Rhondda R. Thomas (dissertation directed by Carla Peterson) received tenure and promotion at Clemson University in May. Our own Professor Levine has a blurb on Rhondda's recent book, The South Carolina Roots of African American Thought.
July 1, 2014
Congratulations to the following recent PhDs and their advisors!
July 1, 2014
Professor Marilee Lindemann has been appointed Executive Director of the College Park Scholars program.
June 24, 2014
Marybeth Shea and doctoral candidate Cameron Mozafari's co-authored article "Communicating Complexity in Transdisciplinary Science Teams for Policy: Applied Stasis Theory for Organizing and Assembling Collaboration" has just appeared in the May 2014 issue of Communication Design Quarterly. Continue on to read the article's abstract and for a link to the article!
June 17, 2014
Congratulations to Karen and Abby, two members of the English department who have won service awards from the College of Arts and Humanities!
June 3, 2014
Congratulations to the following individuals for their outstanding teaching in 2013!
May 20, 2014
Congratulations to the following PWP 2014 Writing Contest winners!
May 20, 2014
The Comparative Literature program is pleased to announce the winner of the third annual Comparative Literature Essay Contest. Stephen Rojcewicz, a first year graduate student in the Program in Comparative Literature, wrote the winning paper, “’I Finde Myself Scattered’: The Body as a Book in John Donne” under the guidance of Professor Jerry Passannante in ENGL 719 B (Spring 2013).