Levy Publishes Two Stories, Releases Issue 22 of Literary Magazine

Ray Levy, Assistant Professor of English, recently published the short story “Autobiographical Animal” in Anomaly and the short story “The Use of Pleasure” in Territory. In addition, they released Issue Twenty-Two of their literary magazine, Dreginald, this week.   … [Read more...]

Barrenechea Publishes Lead Essay in Collection Honoring Lois Parkinson Zamora

Antonio Barrenechea, Professor of English, recently published “A Hemispheric World of Differences: Literature of the Americas, 1982-2000,” the lead essay in the collection Essays in Honor of Lois Parkinson Zamora: From the Americas to the World, edited by Monika Kaup and John Ochoa and issued from Lexington Books. … [Read more...]

Levy Publishes Story

Ray Levy, Assistant Professor of English, recently had a new short story “Autobiographical Animal,” published in Anomaly. Their story can be found online at Anomaly's website. … [Read more...]

Barrenechea Publishes on Melville

Antonio Barrenechea, Professor of English, recently published "The Jungle and the Whale: Vortices of Nation in Moby-Dick and La vorágine" in Leviathan: A Journal of Melville Studies, the flagship Melville journal. … [Read more...]

Bylenok Wins Backwaters Press Prize in Poetry for 2021

Dr. Laura Bylenok, Assistant Professor of English and current coordinator of UMW's Creative Writing program, has just been announced by the University of Nebraska Press as the winner of the Backwaters Press Prize in Poetry for 2021. The book based on her manuscript Living Room will be published in the fall of 2022. For more information, see the University of Nebraska Press's announcement. … [Read more...]

’18 Alum Alexandria Riker Publishes Story

Congratulations to alumna Alexandria Riker ’18! Alexandria’s dystopian horror short story “Weighing In” was just published in The Yard: Crime Blog online magazine. Alexandria is a December 2018 magna cum laude graduate who majored in English: Creative Writing and studied under Dr. Warren Rochelle and participated in his study abroad program in 2018 at Bangor University in Wales, UK. … [Read more...]

McAllister Publishes Article and Review

Marie McAllister, Professor of English, recently published “Rhetoric, the Pox, and the Grand Tour,” which appeared as the lead article in the April 2021 issue of Eighteenth-Century Life. She also recently published a review of Itch, Clap, Pox: Venereal Disease in the Eighteenth-Century Imagination, by Noelle Gallagher, in Journal of the History of Sexuality. … [Read more...]

Mathur Publishes Encyclopedia Entry

Maya Mathur, Professor of English, recently published an encyclopedia entry “Twelfth Night (Dir. Tim Supple, UK, 2003)” in the online edition of the Palgrave Encyclopedia of Global Shakespeare, edited by Alexa Alice Joubin. The encyclopedia entry examines the role of immigration in the production history and reception of Tim Supple’s adaptation of Twelfth Night, which was made for the British television channel ITV. … [Read more...]

Rafferty Publishes Two Essays from Forthcoming Book in The Rumpus

The Rumpus has published two essays written by Colin Rafferty, Associate Professor of English. The essays are excerpts from Rafferty's forthcoming book Execute the Office: Essays with Presidents. The first, “Preamble,” is the first essay of the book, while the second, “Dissolve To,” considers the Reagan presidency through the lenses of film scripts and John Wayne movies. … [Read more...]

Rafferty Publishes Essay, Participates in Discussion

Colin Rafferty has published an essay on Dwight D. Eisenhower, “Kansas, She Said, Is the Name of the Star (#34),” in the newest issue of Bennington Review. He also participated in a discussion regarding nonfiction writing, historical commemoration, and monuments through Fountain Bookstore in Richmond with Connor Towne O'Neill, author of Down Along with That Devil’s Bones: A Reckoning with Monuments, Memory, and the Legacy of White Supremacy. The video of the talk is available here. … [Read more...]