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Faculty Bookshelf

,Skeleton Coast
Flood Editions,2017
Author,Skeleton Coast
Flood Editions,2017
Author,Berlin Notebook: Where are the Refugees?
Los Angeles Review of Books ,2017
Author,Against Sunset
W.W. Norton,2017
,Next Life Might Be Kinder
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,2015
Author,Viral
W.W. Norton,2015
cover of "The Man Who Walked Away"
Author,The Man Who Walked Away: A Novel
Bloomsbury USA,2014
,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
,Devotion
Houghton Mifflin,2007
,Civilization
Flood Editions,2006
,From the Book of Giants
,2006
,Dark Wild Realm
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,2006
,Genealogy
HarperCollins,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 Neighbor
University of Chicago Press,1995

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News

August 8, 2017
Professor Zita Nunes received a three-year grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities
August 2, 2017
Theresa Coletti, Julius Fleming, Laura Rosenthal, and Scott Trudell met throughout the year to discuss research findings.
July 26, 2017
Join us in congratulating Emily Myrick for receiving Fugue Journal's 2017 Prose Writing Award!
July 25, 2017
Sophomore English Major Liyanga de Silva regularly publishes a column in the University of Maryland's student-run newspaper The Diamondback.
July 24, 2017
In the New York -Times-, humorist, memoirist, and columnist Calvin Trillin notes that Norman's novel -The Bird Artist- is among his favorites. He looks forward to reading Norman's 2017 novel, -My Darling Detective.-
July 17, 2017
A comprehensive list of grants awarded by CLCS from fall 2012 to present.
July 11, 2017
The English Department is pleased announce that six professional track faculty have been promoted to the rank of Senior Lecturer.  Please take a moment to note the impressive accomplishments of our colleagues, and continue reading to learn more about each faculy member. 
July 10, 2017
With the guidance and vision of Professor Merle Collins, students enrolled in English 361 developed narratives included in the volume CAFE CONNECTIONS.
June 22, 2017
 Joshua Weiner read in a protest event this spring at the Queens Museum in Flushing that also launched the anthology, Resist Much/Obey Little, noted in a front page New York Times article about poetry and protest in the age of Trump.   
June 21, 2017
Amanda Bailey's new book, Affect Theory and Early Modern Texts: Politics, Ecologies, and Form, co-edited with Mario DiGangi came out last month, and she was also the recipient of the College of Arts and Humanities 2017 Faculty Service Award in recognition of her service in support of the department's and college's mission and vision.