J. Sebastian Alberdi (B.A.’17)’s capstone project, “YES, an erasure of Ulysses’s final chapter,” written with guidance from Professors Patrick Mullen and Ellen Noonan, is being published by Ghost City Press. The release date is February 2, 2018.
English major Elke Thoms’s poem, “Bedroom View,” appears in City of Notions: An Anthology of Contemporary Boston Poems (2017), a collection of poems that celebrate everyday life in Boston. City of Notions was published by the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture.
Professor Francis Blessington has published a new volume of poems, Poems from Underground (Deerbrook Press, 2017).
English majors Shannon Perry and Isabella Hendricks were the winners of this year’s Peter Burton Hanson Writing Competition. Shannon won for her piece, “Miss Atomic Bomb,” written for Professor Neal Lerner in Fall 2016. Isabella Hendricks won for her piece, “We Lost Uncle Roderigo,” written for Professor Stuart Peterfreund in Fall 2016. Shannon and Bella received the awards at…
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Ellen Noonan, Associate Teaching Professor of English, is assuming the new position of Director of the Writing Minor. This position has been created to develop and give more prominence to the department’s curriculum and programming in writing across the areas of fiction, poetry, non-fiction, writing studies, and rhetoric. Professor Noonan will be working on public…
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Congratulations to doctoral program alumnus Art Zilleruelo (PhD ’13) on his recently released chapbook of poetry, Weird Vocation, published by Kattywompus Press, Boston.