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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Voting is open for the Chicago Reader’s annual Best of Chicago awards and DePaul’s own Kathleen Rooney has been nominated for the category of Best Novelist! Kathleen has been making waves and garnering well deserved accolades with her new novel, Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk. An urban love-letter and deftly crafted portrait of a powerful woman, Lillian Boxfish has […]
Join the English Department in celebrating our graduating students and honoring Francesca Royster for her amazing leadership as chair since 2015! The event takes place Friday, June 2nd from 3:00-5:00 pm in A&L 2nd Floor Atrium.
Congratulations to MAE Mihaela Stoica who will be presenting a paper on ambivalent masculinity in James Tiptree, Jr’s novella “Huston, Houston, Do You Read?” at the 2017 Science Fiction Research Association annual conference. The five day conference hosted by the University of California at Riverside takes place from June 27 to July 1 with the theme […]
As the quarter inches closer to summer break, Ex Libris would like to update folks on a few awesome accomplishments from the last few weeks. First, a kudos to Dave Welch who will be spending part of his summer at the Sewanee Writer’s Conference, and will have his tuition paid as their Tennessee Williams Scholar. […]
The launch for Crook & Folly’s 37th edition will be Thursday, May 25! The event will celebrate the latest release of DePaul’s award winning journal of art and literature. The event takes place from 5:00-7:00 pm on Arts & Letters Third Floor Atrium. It will include a reading form the new edition, as well as food […]
Join the English Department in celebrating our graduating students and honoring Francesca Royster for her amazing leadership as char since 2015! The event takes place Friday, June 2nd from 3:00-5:00 pm in A&L 2nd Floor Atrium.
One the first museum’s dedicated explicitly to celebrating the work, lives, and legacies of American writers will be opening in Chicago this month! The American Writers Museum will open to the public on May 18. The modern museum features not only some rare literary items – including Jack Kerouac’s On the Road scroll – but also […]