Department of English

University of Mississippi

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MFA Candidates Maggie Woodward and Gothatoane Moeng Chosen for the 2016 Seaside Writers Conference

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Hubert Creekmore State Historical Marker Dedication, October 9th, 4p.m. Water Valley, Mississippi

Please join us for the unveiling of the State Historical Marker dedicated to the life and work of Mississippi author Hubert Creekmore (1907 – 1966) on Friday, October 9th at 4p.m. in Water Valley, Mississippi. 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Unveiling of the State Historical Marker at 114 Panola Street, the family home built by […]


Beth Ann Fennelly Awarded Fall 2015 Orlando Creative Nonfiction Prize

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Franklin CWA Golden Dagger Award recipient

October 7, 2011—Tom Franklin wins CWA Golden Dagger Award (U.K.) from Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter. Congratulations Tom! Click here for more information.


Babson reads at Middlebury College

October 6, 2011—UM graduate student Anne Babson reads at Middlebury College from White Trash Pantheon. Click here for more information.


Poetry infiltration

September 26, 2011—To celebrate 100 Thousand Poets for Change, in Oxford, Mississippi, the MFA poets and Professor Ann Fisher-Wirth carried on a little infiltration of poetry into the day of the home game against Georgia. To celebrate 100 Thousand Poets for Change, in Oxford, Mississippi, the MFA poets and Professor Ann Fisher-Wirth carried on a […]


Fisher-Wirth completes yoga teacher training

June 1, 2011—Professor Ann Fisher-Wirth has completed a 200-hour Hatha Vinyasa Yoga teacher training course at Southern Star Yoga Studio in Oxford, Mississippi, where she teaches yoga.


Hayes’ publishes ventriloquism monograph

April 13, 2011—Professor Mary Hayes publishes monograph on divine ventriloquism in medieval literature and culture. Congratulations Mary! Click here to view.


Urgo President of St. Mary’s College in Maryland

April 7, 2011—Former UM English chair now leading Maryland College. Click here to view.


Brandon Young Lions Fiction Award finalist

April 5, 2011—John Brandon was picked as finalist for The New York Public Library’s 2011 Young Lions Fiction Award. Click here to view.