June 4, 2020
UMD English Masters Alum and former lecturer, Kara Pleasants, recently published her first novel Disenchanted with Quills and Quartos Publishing.
June 3, 2020
This Spring, Michael Olmert was selected to serve as an affiliate with the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies, lectured on J.L. Carr.'s novel, A Month in the Country, and peer reviewed an article for Speculum.
June 3, 2020
Stephen Rojcewicz, a 2017 Ph.D. graduate in Comparative Literature, has recently published the following articles:
February 4, 2020
Steven Kleinman (MFA, University of Maryland, 2011) is the winner of the 2019 Philip Levine Prize for Poetry book contest, which includes the publication of his debut book, Life Cycle of a Bear. 
January 15, 2020
Shara Lessley, who earned her MFA in Poetry at the University of Maryland, recently published a short piece on Stanley Plumly's "Dutch Elm."You can read the article, which appeared in Poetry Daily, here. 
January 13, 2020
The Library of Congress, the Children’s Book Council and Every Child a Reader today announced the appointment of Jason Reynolds as the seventh National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature for 2020-2021.
January 9, 2020
Faculty, graduate students, and alumni present current research findings at the annual Modern Language Association convention in Seattle, WA, from 9-12 January.
September 13, 2019
Memorial services for each Virginia Beauchamp and Stanley Plumly will take place this month.
September 11, 2019
William Fargason's Love Song to the Demon-Possessed Pigs of Gadara has been awarded the 2019 Iowa Poetry Prize. Fargason graduated from the University of Maryland with an MFA in Poetry in 2014. He currently teaches creative writing at Florida State University.
September 4, 2019
This promotion formalizes Nelson's current efforts to help faculty and graduate students conceptualize and manage research initiatives and activities, as well as public relations and outreach activities. 

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