Rafferty Appears as Visiting Writer


Professor Colin Rafferty recently gave a reading of his work at Brigham Young University as part of their English Reading Series. … [Read more...]

Rafferty Publishes Essay


Professor Colin Rafferty had his essay on William Howard Taft, "Judgment (#27)," published in the newest issue​ of The Collapsar. This is the latest in his series of essays devoted to the US Presidents. … [Read more...]

Rafferty Has His Eye on Monroe


Congratulations to Colin Rafferty! His graphic essay on James Monroe, “The Eye of James Monroe (#5),” was published in the newest issue​ of Pinball magazine, available here: http://www.thisispinball.com/colin-rafferty/2017/11/29/the-eye-of-james-monroe-5 … [Read more...]

Rafferty on With Good Reason


Professor Colin Rafferty was featured on “Getting to Know the Presidents”on the With Good Reason public radio show in January. The program explores America’s Commanders in Chief, and Rafferty drew on the expertise he's developed in his current writing project, which includes pieces in different genres on each president. The episode can be accessed here: http://www.withgoodreasonradio.org/episode/getting-to-know-the-presidents/ … [Read more...]

Rochelle has All the “Luck”


Dr. Warren Rochelle's short story “Luck,” which was published last summer in Fae Things and Hidden Wings, has also been accepted by Second Hand Stories for their podcast (http://www.secondhandpodcast.com.) … [Read more...]

Pineda’s Novel Already Garnering Praise


Professor Jon Pineda's novel _Let's No One Get Hurt_ doesn't release until March 20 from FSG (https://us.macmillan.com/books/9780374185244) but it's already receiving great reviews: a starred review from Booklist (https://www.booklistonline.com/Let-s-No-One-Get-Hurt-Jon-Pineda/pid=9198653 ) and a review in Publishers Weekly (https://www.publishersweekly.com/9780374185244?permamore).  Congratulations! … [Read more...]

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...]