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!

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 […]

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 […]

MAE Mihaela Stoica Presenting at 2017 SFRA Conference

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 […]

A Few End of the Year Congratulations are in Order

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. […]

Two Spring Quarter Congratulations

Ex Libris would like to extend congratulations to two professors with exciting news this Spring Quarter. First off, a huge congrats and a best wishes to adjunct faculty member Chris Eagle! Chris has accepted a full-time position as a Senior Lecturer in the Medical Humanities at Emory University’s Center for the Study of Human Health. For […]

Early Congratulations to Paula McQuade!

Ex Libris would like to offer early congratulations to Professor Paula McQuade for her upcoming publication Catechisms and Women’s Writing in Seventeenth Century England. The book is due out June of this year from Cambridge University Press. See the image above for a sneak-peak at the beautiful cover design. We couldn’t be more proud Paula!

The LAS Graduate Student Conference, this Friday!

The LAS Graduate Student Conference is happening this Friday! The conference showcases work from graduate students across the university, and is a unique opportunity to see the projects your DePaul colleagues have been working on. Students are especially encouraged to support their fellow English students presenting. During session I from 1:30-2:45, Mihaela Stoica (MAE),  Jordan […]