Rose Metal Press’s “Monster Portraits” NYT Book Review!

Good news from Kathleen Rooney, who reports that: “Rose Metal Press’s latest book, MONSTER PORTRAITS, has just been reviewed in the NY Times Book Review:   “We’ve been around since 2006, and we are regularly reviewed in Publishers Weekly, Booklist, Library Journal, etc but this is our first time–in 12 years!– in the NYTBR.” […]

BSB Launch Party Chicago Tribune Article

Thanks to everyone who made it out to last night’s Big Shoulders Books Write Your Heart Out launch party! For those interested, here is the link to today’s coverage of the book!

Alumni Shout-Out!

Calling all MAE and MAWP Alumni The English Department is so proud of their alumni! Because of that, we are eagerly seeking information about what our alumni are up to! If you have any upcoming projects, recent achievements, or any news you would like to share with the department, we would love to hear about it! If you […]

Spring English Conference: Save the Date!

Save the date! The 9th annual Spring English Conference will be held on April 27, 2018. Submission guidelines will be coming soon. The Spring English Conference is a unique opportunity for DePaul English students from across the entire department to come together and share their work in a friendly, comradely environment. For questions, email […]

Apply for Graduate Assistantships by January 15

A reminder to graduate students (or prospective students) that deadlines for positions as a English Department Graduate Assistant are due January 15! Graduate assistants work roughly 20 hours  a week in the department and receive a tuition waiver for up to 12 courses and a $7,500 stipend. Interested parties can find out more below, download an application packet, […]

Native American Heritage Month: Poems and Essays

In celebration of Native American Heritage month, has collected work by and about Native American poets. Our very own Prof. Mark Turcotte has been featured! To read Professor Turcotte’s poem “Burn” click here. To see the full list of poems and essays, click here.  

Congrats to MAWP Alum: Bethany Brownholtz

Congrats to Bethany Brownholtz, MAWP graduate! MAWP alumna (’13) Bethany Brownholtz will have excerpts of her thesis published in The Same but Different: Variantivity in Cognitive Linguistics to be published by the Peter Lang Publishing Group. Dr. Aleksandra Majdzińska in the Department of English and General Linguistics at the University of Łódź, Poland recently contacted […]

Congratulations to Kathleen Rooney!

Congratulations to Kathleen Rooney, whose novel, Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk, is a finalist for the Chicago Writers Association’s 2017 Book of the Year! Kathleen teaches English and Creative Writing at DePaul University and is the author of eight books of poetry, nonfiction, and fiction. Congrats, Kathleen, you make the department proud! A synopsis of Lillian Boxfish […]

Richardson Library Grand Opening

From Scott Walter: Dear DePaul Colleagues, Please join us for the grand opening of the next phase of the Richardson Library’s renovation on September 27th! While work continues on some of the details, we look forward to welcoming you to our new space and to introducing you to some of the new spaces and services […]

Autumn ‘17 MAE Final Requirement Information

Attention MAE Students: Here are important details about registering for the Autumn ‘17 MAE Final Requirement. A complete description of the Capstone Portfolio and Thesis Option can be found on Ex-Libris here and on the MAE website here. Who Needs to Register: Current MAE students who have completed their course requirements and current MAE students […]

Good News for Alumnus Thom Kudla!

The English Department received wonderful news that alumnus Thom Kudla’s latest book, HOW I AM DIFFERENT, was named a finalist in the Poetry Category of the 2017 Next Generation Indie Book Awards! The ebook version won multiple medals in the 2017 Global Ebook Awards. HOW WE ARE DIFFERENT (HWAD), an Apple app based on that […]

Congrats to Our Graduates! Time to Enjoy Summer!

As final grades roll-in, Ex Libris wants to offer its congratulations to all English graduate students for their hard work this year! Kudos, you make this department great. Also, deserving recognition as the year closes is Bill Johnson-Gonzalez who earned a well deserved tenure track position this year. Superb! And a nod to adjunct faculty […]