English Alumna Publishes New Book


Congratulations to former English major Maura Way (UMW '94) whose poetry collection entitled _Another Bungalow_ was recently released by Press 53. … [Read more...]

Bylenok Publishes New Poem


This summer Dr. Laura Bylenok published her poem "Homologue: Husband" in the journal _Vinyl_. The poem is available here: http://vinylpoetryandprose.com/2017/06/laura-bylenok/ … [Read more...]

Rafferty Places Essay on Buchanan


Professor Colin Rafferty's essay on President James Buchanan, “Frogs (#15),” was featured on the Aforementioned Productions webpage on Monday, April 24. The piece can be read here: http://apt.aforementionedproductions.com/2017/04/frogs-15-by-colin-rafferty/#.WP-GGFPyvzI​. This is one of a series of essays Rafferty has written reflecting on the presidency of the United States and the men who have held that position. … [Read more...]

Dr. Rochelle Publishes Story


Congratulations to Professor Warren Rochelle! His short story, “Luck,” was recently accepted for publication in the forthcoming anthology of fairy stories from Wolfpack Publishing. … [Read more...]

Dr. Rochelle Reads from Novel


Professor Warren Rochelle recently gave a reading from his fourth novel, _The Werewolf and His Boy_, at the Popular Culture Association conference in San Diego, CA. … [Read more...]

Dr. Rochelle Takes to the Airwaves


Congratulations to Professor Warren Rochelle! His story “Feathers” has been accepted for publication by Second Hand Stories Podcast. A broadcast version will soon be available for listening. The story is part of a collection-in-progress of gay-themed retellings of traditional fairy tales. … [Read more...]

Rafferty Publishes Essay


Professor Colin Rafferty had "The Imagineer Considers Tomorrow (#45.1)" published in the new issue of _Waxwing_.  It joins four other essays published back in October and was commissioned by the editors in the wake of the 2016 presidential election. … [Read more...]

Dr. Rochelle Reviews New Novel


Professor Warren Rochelle recently reviewed Fred Chappell’s latest novel, _A Shadow All of Light_, for the _North Carolina Literary Review_. That review, entitled “Light and Dark, Dark, and Light,” appears in _NCLR Online_ 26 (2017): 62-63. … [Read more...]

Professor Rafferty Publishes on the Presidents


Professor Colin Rafferty has published three timely essays on presidents in the newest issue of _Juked_: "Bully (#26)," "Death Song for Andrew Jackson (#7)," and "18 1/2 (#37)." They can be read here: http://juked.com/2016/11/colin-rafferty-three-presidential-essays.asp.   … [Read more...]

Professor Rochelle at the Literary Salon


Dr. Warren Rochelle gave a reading from his latest novel, _The Werewolf and His Boy_, published earlier this month, and participated in a literary salon about the novel at the WriterHouse in Charlottesville on Saturday, October 29. He also taught a seminar on horror writing prior to the reading and salon.   … [Read more...]