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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
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
Flood Editions,2010
Editor,At the Barriers: On the Poetry of Thom Gunn
University of Chicago Press,2009
Posthumous Keats: A Personal Biography
W. W. Norton,2008
The Last Summer of the World: A Novel
W. W. Norton & Company,2008
Make Us Wave Back
University of Michigan Press,2007
The Haunting of L.
Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux,2007
Houghton Mifflin,2007
Flood Editions,2006
From the Book of Giants
Dark Wild Realm
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,2006
In Fond Remembrance of Me
Argument & Song: Sources and Silences in Poetry
William Morrow,2002
The Chauffeur
The Northern Lights
Now That My Father Lies Down Beside Me: New and Selected Poems, 1970-2000
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
The Reef
University of Chicago Press,1999
The Neighbor
University of Chicago Press,1995


July 30, 2015
The Diamondback published an article detailing Plumly's recent accolade, the 2015 Truman Capote Award for Literary Criticism. Keep reading to learn more.
July 27, 2015
As part of the Folger Institute's Work in Progress Lunchtime Talk Series, Coles will present her current project, "'There is neither male nor female': Spenser and Pauline Universalism."
July 23, 2015
Research builds upon work Trudell presented as part of "Sound+" conference held at UMD in spring 2014. 
July 21, 2015
In May 2015, Christopher Randolph (BA, '91) was appointed an Administrative Appeals Judge for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  He serves on the Medicare Appeals Council, part of the Departmental Appeals Board. The Council decides appeals, on behalf of the Secretary of HHS, of decisions by Administrative Law Judges on Medicare coverage and payment.
July 21, 2015
Emily Mitchell's brand new collection, Viral: Stories, published by Norton on June 29, was featured in the New York Times Sunday Book Review (July 10, 2015).
July 15, 2015
For "Synergies among Digital Humanities & African American History & Culture: An Integrated Research and Training Model"
July 2, 2015
Provost Rankin's announcement follows, and lauds Cohen's achievements as a scholar, teacher, and administrator.
June 30, 2015
MFA program alums have published their work in The New Yorker and Agni, among other places. Continue reading to view their recent accomplishments.
June 12, 2015
Sangeea Ray gave the Plenary talk at the South Asian Research institute Conference on Heritage and Ruptures titled, "Ecological Intimacy in South Asian Fiction" organized by Paris XIII and Paris Ouest on May 28, 2015. On June 11th she gave a talk titled Reading Conspiracy, Reading Sexuality in A Case of Exploding Mangoes,"  at Freie Uiniversity in Berlin 
June 11, 2015
This spring semester, Kellie Robertson has been on research leave finishing a monograph on medieval science and literature and working on another project about medieval public discourse. During that time, she also presented “Dangerous Science” at the Modern Language Association Meeting in Vancouver and gave an invited lecture at Washington and Lee University entitled “Bawds and ABAWDs: Able Bodies in Historical Perspective,” a paper that examines the long history of disability rhetoric in labor laws.