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March 3, 2017
Students in Randy Ontiveros’ Literary Maryland course recently made the trip to the Riversdale House Museum in nearby Riverdale, MD.
February 18, 2017
Billionaire investor Mark Cuban observes, "the nature of jobs is changing," and suggests, "English, philosphy, and foreign language majors as just some of the majors that will do well in the future job market."
February 7, 2017
The Associal of Writing and Writing Program's Annual Convention is being held in Washington, DC from February 8th through the 11th. Those presenting from the Department include faculty members, graduate students, and alumni.
January 24, 2017
Long-time member of the department Marion Trousdale recently passed away in her home in California.
January 4, 2017
Because of the Department of English's willing and thoughtful participation in sustainability initiatives, the Department was re-issued Green Office Certification (Bronze). Let's continue on our green path! 
January 4, 2017
The Modern Language Association's Annual Convention is being held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from January 5th through the 8th. Those presenting from the Department include faculty members and graduate students.
November 30, 2016
MFA alumna Emily Flamm (fiction, 2013) published a series of shorts, "Prospects," in the Arizona issue of Territory. You can read "Prospects" here. 
October 11, 2016
Please join us in congratulating the following UMD graduates and their advisors on their recent and impressive placements:
September 7, 2016
Emily Flamm (MFA '13) received second place and $500 in Carve Magazine's Raymond Carver Short Story Contest. Her story, "Come Down to the Water," will be published in the fall issue.
September 2, 2016
Alumna and PWP lecturer Kara Pleasants and her husband were awarded the curatorship of a historic property in Susquehanna State Park last fall. This summer, the couple began the restoration project. 

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