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

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, […]

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. […]

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.

SQ17 PTS Award Applications Now Avialable

Applications are now available for Spring Quarter 2017 Partial Tuition Scholarships (PTS) Awards. Find out more here, and download the application here. The M.A. in English and M.A. in Writing and Publishing programs are offering Partial Tuition Scholarships (PTS) to recognize the outstanding academic achievement of students in the English department’s two graduate programs. Partial […]

Reminder: SPEC Submissions Due March 31!

This is a friendly reminder to English students and professors that the deadline to submit to the Spring English Conference is only a few short weeks away, Friday, March 31st ! Spring break is a great opportunity to review papers and pieces from finals and consider them for submission. Please see the flyer above for […]

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 […]

Sigmau Tau Delta Applications Due Soon

DePaul’s Gamma Psi Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, The National English Honor Society, will elect new members in spring, 2017.  English Majors and Minors, graduate and undergraduate, are eligible to apply providing they have completed one course beyond English 120 (or equivalent) and have a G.P.A. of 3.4 or better. Those interested can fill out […]

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.