Purpura Book Launch at the Ivy

Lia Purpura's launch of It Shouldn't Have Been Beautiful takes place on October 6, 2015, at the Ivy Bookstore in Baltimore, MD, at 7:00 pm.  It Shouldn't Have Been Beautiful harkens back to an...

Posted: October 1, 2015, 8:12 AM

Braly Winners at the Baltimore Book Festival

Congratulations Jackie Airhart and James Gallagher

University/MFA writers, including Braly award winning students Jackie Airhart and James Gallagher, will be reading their work from 3 to 5 PM on Sunday, September 27, 2015, at the Baltimore Book...

Posted: August 30, 2015, 4:45 PM

Rudacille Honored by Historical Society

We want to offer congratulations to Deborah Rudacille, Professor of the Practice in the English Department here at UMBC. She will be honored by the Baltimore City Historical Society at their 15th...

Posted: August 30, 2015, 4:21 PM

Smith Wins the BARS First Book Prize

We want to offer congratulations to Orianne Smith, an Associate Professor and Chair here in the English Department at UMBC. She recently won the biennial First Book Prize for Romantic Women...

Posted: August 30, 2015, 4:18 PM

Ceraso Receives the Richard Ohmann Award

We want to offer congratulations to Steph Ceraso, an Assistant Professor here in the English Department at UMBC. She recently received the 2015 Richard Ohmann Award for Outstanding Article, which...

Posted: August 30, 2015, 4:12 PM

New English Department Faculty Members

Welcome May Chung and Bruce Miller

We warm welcome to our new part-time faculty members this semester in the English Department, May Chung and Bruce Miller.  May F. Chung is a native North Carolinian and attended NC State for...

Posted: August 28, 2015, 3:29 PM

New English Department Graduate Assistants

Welcome Philip Hiotis and Victoria Rudacille

We want to offer a warm welcome to our new graduate assistants this year in the English Department, Philip Hiotis and Victoria Rudacille.  Philip Hiotis is a native Baltimorean who received his...

Posted: August 28, 2015, 2:02 PM