Congratulations to recent Marquette English graduate Michael Welch for winning the Florence Kahn Memorial Award from the National Federation of State Poetry Societies! Michael's poetry collection, But Sometimes I Remember, is now available in print from NFSPS Press.

Dr. Liza Strakhov, Assistant Professor of English and Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Critical Bibliography, received recognition for her interdisciplinary research on the History of the Book. Cheers, Liza!

Dr. Gerry Canavan was interviewed by CBS 58 on Sunday Morning Spotlight (10/9/16) regarding the original manuscripts of famed English author J.R.R. Tolkien being housed on Marquette University's campus. Click here to view the video.

J-Term to feature new UCCS Literature and Performing Arts course "ENGL 2010: Literature and Genre--Crafting the Short Story.

Congratulations to Dr. Gerry Canavan for winning the 2016 Way-Klingler Young Scholar Award!

Marquette English is very pleased to be joined this year by three new assistant professors:

Dr. Elizabeth Angeli (Rhetoric and Composition)

Dr. Lilly Campbell (Rhetoric and Composition)

Dr. Ainehi Edoro (Global Anglophone Literature)


The Spring 2016 issue of the English Department's newsletter is now available at http://www.muenglishnews.com​. I would like to thank interns Thomas Southall, Tyler Kongslien, Tyler Vicknair, and Jennifer Njoku for their ​hard work this semester on developing the newsletter.

Lisa Bonvissuto, English Department WINE major, has been named Outstanding Senior of the English Department for 2016.


Thinking about a creative career? Come to “Fantastic Careers and Where to Find Them” on Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 5pm in MH 105. Brandon Barber, COO of Terminal.com (and former VP of Marketing for KixEye), Hannah Klapperich-Mueller, founder and Executive Director for Summit Players Theatre, and Wyatt Massey, human right journalist and men’s health advocate (all three MU English alumni!) talk about tips for being an entrepreneur for yourself, and how an English major or minor could help you. Q&A will follow. Sponsored by FAME (the Friends and Alumni of Marquette English). For more information contact CJ Hribal, cj.hribal@marquette.edu.

creative career panel

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Marquette University Literary Review: Call for Submissions

The Marquette University Literary Review is now accepting submissions for its Spring 2016 publication. Quality submissions of the following works will be considered for publication: Creative Essays, Poetry, Flash Fiction, Short Fiction, Novel Excerpts, Visual Art, and Creative Non-Fiction. Visit marquetteliteraryreview.wordpress.com for official submission guidelines.

Please contact the Editorial Team at marquetteuniversitylitreview@gmail.com with questions or concerns.

New MUAA Mentor Pilot Program

List of M.A. and Ph.D. graduates