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: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/21/books/review/new-science-fiction-fantasy.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fbook-review&action=click&contentCollection=review&region=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=2&pgtype=sectionfront   “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! http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/ct-ent-teen-relationship-anthology-kogan-sidewalks-0206-story.html

Native American Heritage Month: Poems and Essays

In celebration of Native American Heritage month, poets.org 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.  

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 […]

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. […]

End of the Year Celebration!

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.

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 […]

Mark Turcotte at Women and Children First this Friday!

Poet Nickole Brown will be in Chicago reading at Women and Children First alongside local poets Simone Muench and DePaul’s own Mark Turcotte. The event takes place Friday, March 17 at 7:30 PM. Find out full information here.

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!

Gerald Paetsch Academic Advising Award

Do you have a faulty or staff advisor that has impacted your life in positive, even life changing way? Then nominate them for the Gerald Paetsch Academic Advising Award! Find out more and send in nominations online here. Nominations are due by Wednesday, March 1. 

Nominate a Faculty Member for an ETA Award!

If you have had a faculty member who has influenced, nourished, and guided your educational experience at DePaul, now is your opportunity show your appreciation! Nominate them for an Excellence in Teaching Award! Send in a nomination letter by Monday, February 20th online.