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Collecting the New Ecopoetry: A Conversation with Ann Fisher-Wirth and Laura-Gray Street

9781595341464See the interview on the Orion blog here.

Faulkner & Yoknapatawpha 2013 “Faulkner and the Black Literatures of the Americas” Oxford, MS • July 21-25, 2013

For more information, click here.

2013 Southern Writers, Southern Writing Graduate Conference Schedule

Southern Writers, Souther Writing Graduate Conference 2013 Schedule.

Joshua Kryah Selected as 2013 Summer Poet in Residence

Josh-Kryah-168x300Click here for the full story.

2013 Creative Writing Award Recipients Announced

Rachel Banka’s “The Dead-End” for the Evans Harrington Creative Writing Scholarship (Judge Melissa Ginsburg)

Jacob Donaldson’s “Father, Son, and Holy Ghost” for the Ella Somerville Award in Poetry (Judge Ann Fisher-Wirth)

Vivian Lang’s “You and Henry, That One Time” for the Ella Somerville Award in Fiction (Judge Jack Pendarvis)

Kieran Lyons’s “Banyon” for the Bondurant Prize in Fiction (Judge Nic Brown)

Jessica Comola’s “Valentine” for the Bondurant Prize in Poetry (Judge Beth Spencer)

Congratulations to this year’s winners!

Melissa Ginsburg signs Dear Weather Ghost at Off Square Books on April 24 at 5p.m.

safe_imageMelissa Ginsburg will sign her book of poems, Dear Weather Ghost, at Off Square Books on April 24 at 5:00p.m. and read at 5:30p.m.  See more here.

Authors Hannah and Ford Honored with Room in UM English Department

Second-floor Bondurant Hall lounge to be used for creative writing workshops, receptions and more.  See the full story here.RKJ_1939-G-300x168


Prospective graduate students, check out our 2013 M.A./Ph.D. Brochure

English_MA_PHD_brochure (1) (dragged)Click here to see our 2013 M.A./Ph.D Brochure.

Megan Abbott Selected as Grisham Writer-in-Residence

-1Crime fiction author Megan Abbott has been selected as the 2013-2014 Grisham Writer-in-Residence.  Click HERE for the full story.

Poet Dave Smith Joins UM English Department

We are pleased to announce that renowned poet Dave Smith will be joining the UM English Department this fall.  Get the full story HERE.