Jennifer Maritza McCauley

Jennifer Maritza McCauley has been awarded a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts in Creative Writing for 2018. Jennifer is currently a doctoral student, and her poetry collection Scar On/Scar Off was recently published by Stalking Horse Press. 

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Just announced, Noah Heringman has been awarded an NEH Scholarly Editions Grant!

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Professor Noah Heringman has been awarded the Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Activity.

Prof. Gabriel Fried

Associate Teaching Professor Gabriel Fried has been chosen as a 2017 recipient of the Win Horner Award by the Campus Writing Program. MU English professor Dr.

Prof. Julija Sukys

Congratulations to Julija Sukys for winning the 2017 MU Graduate Faculty Mentor Award. Current and former students as well as colleagues in English wrote letters testifying to Julija’s care and leadership as a mentor of creative nonfiction writers and other graduate students.

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Jordi Alonso, doctoral candidate in poetry, was recently interviewed by Lauren Kessler for the Los Angeles Review of Books for his latest, fully-illustrated chapbook The Lovers' Phrasebook, published 2017 by Red Flag Poetry.

Nick Francis Potter

The Los Angeles Review of Books published a review of Nick Francis Potter's hybrid short story and comics collection New Animals, which won the Subito Press Innovative Fiction Prize in 2014 and was published April 2016. The review, "The Short Story in the Age of Tumblr:

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The English Department congratulates Professor Scott Cairns on being named the University of Missouri Curators' Distinguished Professor by the University of Missouri Board of Curators.

Cornelius Eady and Toi Derricote

Cornelius Eady and Toi Derricote (Photo credit: Rachel Eliza Griffiths)

The National Book Foundation has just announced Cave Canem as the 2016 recipient of its Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community, the first time the award has been given to an organization rather than an individual.

Samantha Franks

Samantha Franks (B.A. English and Political Science, 2016) has won a Fulbright Award to study Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding at Durham University in England.