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English Department Annual Awards Event

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

This past spring, the English Department hosted our annual Awards Event to honor our prize-winning graduates and undergraduates.  Full program from awards night....
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Tribute to Professor Peggy O’Brien

Friday, April 17, 2015

  Sitting on my bookshelf at work is a copy of The Wake Forest Book of Irish Women’s Poetry, an anthology edited by Peggy O’Brien and one that I read for her class.  There are notes scribbled insid...
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Praise for Former Western Mass. Writing Project Director Anne Herrington

Friday, April 17, 2015

At its Best Practices in the Teaching of Writing Conference on October 18, WMWP presented the annual Pat Hunter Award, which goes to a member of the WMWP community “who has contributed...
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Delaney Creative Development Fellowship

Friday, April 17, 2015

In 2014, the MFA program launched the Delaney Creative Development Fellowship. Designed to support a woman fiction writer currently enrolled in the program, the Fellowship aims to help the...
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Tribute to Professor Ernie Gallo

Friday, April 17, 2015

Ernie Gallo arrived at UMass in 1965. Whether or not he and the other extraordinary new faculty realized it, they would soon transform an admirable state university into a world center for teaching...
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Class of 1940 Creative Writing Competition Winners

Sunday, March 29, 2015

The English Department extends its congratulations to the winners of the 2015 "Class of 1940 Creative Writing Competitions". There work stood out among many submissions to win these prestgious...