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  • ENGL 243: Baltimore Poetry & Politics Fall Seats Available!

    Seats are still available for an exciting new 200-level English course in Fall 2021: Baltimore Poetry and Politics. Taught by Prof. Finberg, this course will cover poetry and other writing genres...
    Posted: May 17, 2021 12:12 PM
  • Congratulations to the 2021 English Student Award Winners

    Congratulations to the winners of this year's English Department Student Awards! Read the full list of winners below. Join us next Friday, May 14 at 1:30 PM for a celebration of these...
    Posted: May 7, 2021 4:47 PM
  • Join the English Honors Program! Applications Due May 14

    Now accepting applications for the English Honors program! Visit for application and program details. Questions? Contact Dr. DiCuirci at
    Posted: April 30, 2021 9:18 AM
  • TODAY @ 4:00: Poet DaMaris B. Hill Reading w/ Keegan Finberg

    UMBC English professor Keegan Finberg will be talking with poet DaMaris B. Hill after she reads from her poetry collection A Bound Woman is a Dangerous Thing. Click here to join the online...
    Posted: April 21, 2021 3:26 PM
  • April 30: Sound Studies Spring Symposium with Earl Brooks

    The UMBC Sound Studies Faculty Working Group will hold its 2021 Spring Symposium on Friday, April 30th. Presentations include a Roundtable Discussion on Jazz, Music Education, and Langston Hughes...
    Posted: April 19, 2021 11:22 AM
  • April 22: Lia Purpura in Conversation with Brea Souders

    The UMBC Library Gallery is currently hosting "End of the Road," a virtual exhibition featuring images by photographer Brea Souders and poetry by UMBC Writer-in-Residence and English professor Lia...
    Posted: April 14, 2021 11:28 AM
  • Read an Interview with Poet and English Faculty Tanya Olson

    Poet and English faculty member Tanya Olson was recently interviewed by writer Rob McLennan for his "12 or 20" series. Follow the link below to read about Olson's writing process, kindred poets,...
    Posted: April 13, 2021 11:53 AM
  • Check Out the New (Digital) 2020 Edition of Bartleby

    Check out the recently released 2020 edition of Bartleby, UMBC's creative arts journal--offered here in digital form! This edition of Bartleby includes more than 100 pages of poetry, fiction,...
    Posted: April 8, 2021 1:30 PM
  • Announcement of 2021 Braly Award Winners

    We are proud to announce the 2021 Braly Award winners: Harley Nguyen (poetry), Ivan "Blue" Perez (fiction), and Clair Volkening (nonfiction). Congratulations on this well-deserved creative...
    Posted: March 9, 2021 1:42 PM
  • Corbin Jones (MA '20) to Enter Cornell Doctoral Program

    The English department is proud to announce that Corbin Jones, M.A. '20, has been admitted to Cornell University's doctoral program with full funding, beginning in fall 2021. Congratulations,...
    Posted: February 24, 2021 5:15 PM