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  • MA Students at the LLC Graduate Student Conference

    The Department of English is pleased to announce that two of our graduate students in the Texts, Technologies, and Literature MA program will be presenting as part of the microtalks session for...
    Posted: September 30, 2016 8:35 AM
  • Inside Scoop: Careers in Writing

    Do you have a talent and passion for writing, but are not sure how to pursue it as a career? Do you want to know what it really takes to become a successful writer? Whether you are interested in...
    Posted: September 30, 2016 7:56 AM
  • UMBC Students Reading at the Baltimore Book Festival

    On Sunday, September 25, 2016, Kate Azu (winner of the 2015 Big Prize Poetry Slam) and Morgan Zepp (winner of the 2016 Braly Award in Nonfiction) will represent UMBC at the Baltimore Book...
    Posted: September 20, 2016 5:56 PM
  • Sonora Review Reviews Gwiazda's Aspects of Strangers

    On August 27, 2016, Sonora Review published Abby Dockter's review of Professor Piotr Gwiazda's latest collection of poetry, Aspects of Strangers. Here Dockter writes that: Aspects of...
    Posted: September 15, 2016 1:02 AM
  • Baltimore Magazine Names Purpura "Best Poet of 2016"

    Baltimore Magazine recently released its “Best of 2016” edition, which highlighted leaders in arts and culture from across the city over the past year. Lia Purpura, Writer in Residence in UMBC’s...
    Posted: September 15, 2016 12:42 AM
  • Washington Independent Review of Books Reviews Shivnan

    On September 14, 2016, the Washington Independent Review of Books published Dorothy Reno's stunning review of Senior Lecturer Sally Shivnan's Piranhas & Quicksand & Love--what Reno...
    Posted: September 15, 2016 12:34 AM
  • Shivnan Book Launch at the Ivy Bookshop

    The Department of English is pleased to announce the much anticipated release of Sally Shivnan's collection of short fiction, Piranhas & Quicksand & Love (Press 53). Please join her for a...
    Posted: August 18, 2016 7:09 AM
  • Corbett Publishes on Gray and the Unsolved Baltimore Murders

    Professor of the Practice, Christopher Corbett, has published an article with Reuters entitled, "In a City of Unsolved Murders, Freddie Gray's is Now One More," in response to the recent trials of...
    Posted: July 31, 2016 11:06 AM
  • Exciting Summer 2016 English Courses

    March 21st marked the opening of registration for summer courses here at UMBC and the English Department has a number of exciting offerings for your consideration. This is a great opportunity to...
    Posted: April 11, 2016 1:54 AM
  • Rudacille at the 13th Annual CityLit Festival

    The time has arrived once again for the CityLit Festival (scheduled from April 15th through the 16th) and our own Professor of the Practice, Deborah Rudacille, will participating in two exciting...
    Posted: April 11, 2016 1:41 AM