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In Memoriam: Joseph Donohue

We are profoundly sad to announce the death of our colleague Professor Joseph Donohue.

January 8, 2024
New Environmental Humanities Course

A new English course will be offered in the spring: Environment, Climate Change, and the Humanities (ENG 190STA).

December 14, 2023
alex terrell Publishes in Kenyon Review

alex terrell's "We Think of Our Mothers Like Trees" has been published in Black Estrangement, a special online issue of the Kenyon Review.

December 7, 2023
Visiting Writers Series: Gabriel Bump

Gabriel Bump read for the Visiting Writers Series at UMass Amherst on Nov. 30, 2023.

December 1, 2023
Rebecca Lorimer Leonard Publishes Book: Writing Knowledge Transfer

Rebecca Lorimer Leonard's co-authored book Writing Knowledge Transfer: Theory, Research, Pedagogy, written with Angela Rounsaville and Rebecca Nowacek, has recently been published with Parlor Press and is available open-access through a Creative Commons license in collaboration with Colorado State University and the WAC Clearinghouse.

November 17, 2023
Visiting Writers Series: Andrea Lawlor

Andrea Lawlor read from their novel, Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl, as part of the Visiting Writers Series at UMass Amherst on 11/16/23.

November 17, 2023
Martín Espada Publishes in The New Yorker

Martín Espada's poem "Gonzo" was published in the New Yorker on Monday, November 13, 2023. The unnamed tutor in the poem is Martín's wife, Lauren, who taught adult literacy in Paterson, NJ. Read and listen to "Gonzo" on the New Yorker's website.

November 16, 2023
Edie Meidav Featured in Conjunctions

The opening of Edie Meidav's upcoming novel, Lola, Europa, is in the Fall print issue of the journal Conjunctions.

November 9, 2023
In Memoriam: Marcia Curtis

Marcia Curtis, former Deputy and Director of the UMass Writing Program, passed away on September 26, 2023 from pulmonary fibrosis.

November 2, 2023

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