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Professor Mary Jo Bang's translation of poem published in The Yale Review

Professor Mary Jo Bang's translation of poem published in The Yale Review

Professor Danielle Dutton's piece "Sixty-six Dresses I Have Read" is published at Fence

Professor Danielle Dutton's piece "Sixty-six Dresses I Have Read" is published at Fence

Abram Van Engen publishes article titled "Abide With Me"

Abram Van Engen publishes article titled "Abide With Me"

Writing minor Max Klapow wins Truman Scholarship, mentored by Senior Lecturer Victoria Thomas

Writing minor Max Klapow wins Truman Scholarship, mentored by Senior Lecturer Victoria Thomas

MFA Program Director David Schuman has short story in latest issue of "The Rupture"

MFA Program Director David Schuman has short story in latest issue of "The Rupture"

Dr. Claire Sommers to offer Cleopatra in Elizabethan England course in Fall 2020

Dr. Claire Sommers to offer Cleopatra in Elizabethan England course in Fall 2020

"Romance in Marseille," the Claude McKay novel co-edited by Prof. Bill Maxwell, reviewed by several prominent journals

"Romance in Marseille," the Claude McKay novel co-edited by Prof. Bill Maxwell, reviewed by several prominent journals

Visiting Writer-in-Residence Diane Seuss awarded a 2020 Guggenheim Fellowship for Poetry

Visiting Writer-in-Residence Diane Seuss awarded a 2020 Guggenheim Fellowship for Poetry

Professor Carl Phillips's new book on list of must-read poetry

Professor Carl Phillips's new book on list of must-read poetry

Creative Writing professor David Schuman publishes two short stories in Fence

Creative Writing professor David Schuman publishes two short stories in Fence

Creative Writing professor David Schuman publishes essay in Colorado Review

Creative Writing professor David Schuman publishes essay in Colorado Review

"The Lost Secrets Of The Harlem Renaissance" on NPR

"The Lost Secrets Of The Harlem Renaissance" on NPR

"Romance in Marseille," the forgotten Claude McKay novel co-edited by Prof. Bill Maxwell, was reviewed in yesterday's "New York Times" and "Washington Post."

"Romance in Marseille," the forgotten Claude McKay novel co-edited by Prof. Bill Maxwell, was reviewed in yesterday's "New York Times" and "Washington Post."

Professor Mary Jo Bang's translation of Stars on Earth by Shuzo Takiguchi published in LARB's Quarterly Journal

Professor Mary Jo Bang's translation of Stars on Earth by Shuzo Takiguchi published in LARB's Quarterly Journal

Professor Melanie Micir awarded the 2019 Florence Howe Award for Feminist Scholarship

Professor Melanie Micir awarded the 2019 Florence Howe Award for Feminist Scholarship

Bang's Purgatorio published in The New Yorker

Bang's Purgatorio published in The New Yorker

Professor Danielle Dutton publishes short story

Professor Danielle Dutton publishes short story

Professor Deborah Taffa's memoir wins SFWP Literary Award

Professor Deborah Taffa's memoir wins SFWP Literary Award

Professors Danielle Dutton and Kathryn Davis are mentioned in Literary Hub list of 20 best novels of the decade

Professors Danielle Dutton and Kathryn Davis are mentioned in Literary Hub list of 20 best novels of the decade

Poet and Pulitzer Finalist Diane Seuss to Join MFA Faculty as Visiting Lecturer and Writer for Spring 2020

Poet and Pulitzer Finalist Diane Seuss to Join MFA Faculty as Visiting Lecturer and Writer for Spring 2020

Professor Melanie Micir's book "The Passion Projects: Modernist Women, Intimate Archives, Unfinished Lives" has been published

Professor Melanie Micir's book "The Passion Projects: Modernist Women, Intimate Archives, Unfinished Lives" has been published

The Way Prayer Is -- an Interview with Carl Phillips

The Way Prayer Is -- an Interview with Carl Phillips

Bill Maxwell has published an essay, "Teaching Baldwin Teaching," on James Baldwin's career in his classrooms and ours, in the September 2019 number of The Common Reader

Bill Maxwell has published an essay, "Teaching Baldwin Teaching," on James Baldwin's career in his classrooms and ours, in the September 2019 number of The Common Reader

Assistant Professor Melanie Micir’s essay, “The Small Press and the Feminist Critic,” published in The Critic as Amateur (Bloomsbury Academic, September 2019)

Assistant Professor Melanie Micir’s essay, “The Small Press and the Feminist Critic,” published in The Critic as Amateur (Bloomsbury Academic, September 2019)

Professor Martin Riker's review of "Ducks, Newburyport" will appear in New York Times Book Review

Professor Martin Riker's review of "Ducks, Newburyport" will appear in New York Times Book Review

Aditi Machado wins the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets

Aditi Machado wins the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets

Professor Matthew Shipe publishes article for Abbey Road's fiftieth anniversary

Professor Matthew Shipe publishes article for Abbey Road's fiftieth anniversary

Professor Phillip Maciak publishes his book

Professor Phillip Maciak publishes his book

Assistant Professor Melanie Micir publishes article in "Modernism/modernity"

Assistant Professor Melanie Micir publishes article in "Modernism/modernity"

Bill McKelvy’s essay “The Importance of Being Ezra: Canons and Conversions in The Moonstone” appears in the current issue of ELH.

Bill McKelvy’s essay “The Importance of Being Ezra: Canons and Conversions in The Moonstone” appears in the current issue of ELH.

Professor Rafia Zafar's book reviewed in Wall Street Journal

Professor Rafia Zafar's book reviewed in Wall Street Journal

MFA Fiction faculty Kathryn Davis and Danielle Dutton both have stories in the new issue of Conjunctions

MFA Fiction faculty Kathryn Davis and Danielle Dutton both have stories in the new issue of Conjunctions

'Born a slave, died a chef': WU professor writes about role of food in search for civil rights

'Born a slave, died a chef': WU professor writes about role of food in search for civil rights

Carl Phillips wins the LA Times Book Prize

Carl Phillips wins the LA Times Book Prize

Bill McKelvy marks the 200th anniversary of John William Polidori's seminal vampire story for the Center for the Humanities

Bill McKelvy marks the 200th anniversary of John William Polidori's seminal vampire story for the Center for the Humanities

Wash U Graduate Andrew Ridker discusses his new novel

Wash U Graduate Andrew Ridker discusses his new novel

Senior Lecturer Martin Riker's novel reviewed in The New Yorker

Senior Lecturer Martin Riker's novel reviewed in The New Yorker

Senior Lecturer Martin Riker's novel reviewed in The New Yorker

Senior Lecturer Martin Riker's novel reviewed in The New Yorker

English Literature Professor Melanie Micir Highlights Technology in the Humanities

English Literature Professor Melanie Micir Highlights Technology in the Humanities

Carl Phillips is a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize

Carl Phillips is a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize

Senior Lecturer Martin Riker reviewed new books this month for the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times

Senior Lecturer Martin Riker reviewed new books this month for the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times

Carl Phillips is named the winner of the 2019 Aiken Taylor Award for Modern American Poetry

Carl Phillips is named the winner of the 2019 Aiken Taylor Award for Modern American Poetry

Professor Bill Maxwell to edit and introduce Claude McKay’s novel “Romance in Marseille”

Professor Bill Maxwell to edit and introduce Claude McKay’s novel “Romance in Marseille”

Senior Lecturer Martin Riker's new novel reviewed in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and Wall Street Journal

Senior Lecturer Martin Riker's new novel reviewed in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and Wall Street Journal

Lecturer Matthew Shipe selected as a consulting editor for "Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction"

Lecturer Matthew Shipe selected as a consulting editor for "Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction"

Associate Professor Danielle Dutton and Senior Lecturer Martin Riker profiled in the Los Angeles Review of Books

Associate Professor Danielle Dutton and Senior Lecturer Martin Riker profiled in the Los Angeles Review of Books

Senior Lecturer Martin Riker interviewed in The Millions

Senior Lecturer Martin Riker interviewed in The Millions

Lecturer Matthew Shipe featured in a story in The Source

Lecturer Matthew Shipe featured in a story in The Source

Senior Writer in Residence Marshall Klimasewiski’s piece, “William Gaddis and the Thoughts of Others,” appears this month in Conjunctions (alongside work by Professor Mary Jo Bang)

Senior Writer in Residence Marshall Klimasewiski’s piece, “William Gaddis and the Thoughts of Others,” appears this month in Conjunctions (alongside work by Professor Mary Jo Bang)

First episodes of C21 STL podcast, by students in Assistant Professor Melanie Micir’s Contemporary Fiction course, available now

First episodes of C21 STL podcast, by students in Assistant Professor Melanie Micir’s Contemporary Fiction course, available now

Assistant Professor Long Le-Khac’s article “Bildungsroman Hermeneutics in the Post-Civil Rights Era” published in American Literature

Assistant Professor Long Le-Khac’s article “Bildungsroman Hermeneutics in the Post-Civil Rights Era” published in American Literature

Associate Professor Danielle Dutton's story published in the Paris Review

Associate Professor Danielle Dutton's story published in the Paris Review

Professor Bill Maxwell's book "James Baldwin: The FBI File" is the subject of the cover essay of the March 7th edition of the London "Times Literary Supplement"/"TLS"

Professor Bill Maxwell's book "James Baldwin: The FBI File" is the subject of the cover essay of the March 7th edition of the London "Times Literary Supplement"/"TLS"

English Awards: Deadline March 21

English Awards: Deadline March 21

Lecturer Martin Riker's review of Mike McCormack's "Solar Bones" published in the New York Times Book Review

Lecturer Martin Riker's review of Mike McCormack's "Solar Bones" published in the New York Times Book Review

Professor Vivian Pollak and PhD students Timothy DeCelle and Alexandra Swanson featured on Muriel Rukeyser: A Living Archive

Professor Vivian Pollak and PhD students Timothy DeCelle and Alexandra Swanson featured on Muriel Rukeyser: A Living Archive

Lecturer Matthew Shipe's chapter published in "A Political Companion to Philip Roth"

Lecturer Matthew Shipe's chapter published in "A Political Companion to Philip Roth"

Lecturer Martin Riker's review of two books by Fleur Jaeggy published in the New York Times Book Review

Lecturer Martin Riker's review of two books by Fleur Jaeggy published in the New York Times Book Review

Associate Professor Abram Van Engen news and updates

Associate Professor Abram Van Engen news and updates

Assistant Professor Edward McPhersons's recent publications and news

Assistant Professor Edward McPhersons's recent publications and news

Assistant Professor Edward McPherson's "History of the Future" Reviewed!

Assistant Professor Edward McPherson's "History of the Future" Reviewed!