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Celebrate National Poetry Month as the Emily Dickinson Marathon returns to the O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library Wednesday, April 26. Read one poem, or stay for more. Or just listen and snack on some of the Dickinson-era treats that will be provided.

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Jim Rogers, instructor of English and director of the Center for Irish Studies, offers this list of top Irish books for St. Patrick's Day.

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Senior English major Joe Molohon spent last summer investigating how there's more to the story of Eve than meets the eye.

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As part of the Excel! Research Scholars Program, senior Jonathan Santos studied how race is portrayed in memes.

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We congratulate Mollie Laidly, who has been invited to present her paper "Just Another Pretty Face? Wilhelm List’s Young Woman in Undergarments (c. 1910–11) and Its Unnamed Woman" at the 5th annual student art history symposium at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Way to go Mollie!

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Nathan Schultz, an English major alumnus from 2001, is highlighted in this article about St. Thomas connections to the Twin Cities Academy charter school.

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English professor Heather Bouwman's second novel, a historical fantasy adventure for children called A Crack in the Sea, was published in January.

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Congratulations to Michelle Miller, who was selected by students, faculty, and staff as the 2017 Tommie Award winner!

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For Human Rights Day on December 10th, Dr. Kanishka Chowdhury ranks the Top 10 Texts on Human Rights.

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Here's a great story about Dr. Chris Santiago's poetry award for his collection Tula, which includes recordings of Santiago reading two of the poems in that collection.

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Check out this profile of English major alumnus Blake Rondeau '16, who now works for the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Gordon Grice, an instructor of English at St. Thomas, loves all the faces of nature.

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In J-Term 2017, ENGL 325 Writing Grants and Proposals with Dr. Fernando Sanchez will be offered. Dr. Todd Lawrence will offer ENGL 325 Ethnographic Writing in Spring 2017.

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St. Thomas English professor Andrew Scheiber ranks the Top 10 Most Important American Novels.

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Check out this great profile of Nathan Hill published by St. Thomas Newsroom.

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Nathan Hill, Associate Professor of English and author of the hot new novel The Nix, joins Minnesota Public Radio's Euan Kerr to talk about his new book. Listen to the entire interview online!

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An interview with English Department adjunct faculty member Paula Cisewski about her poetry collection Ghost Fargo, winner of the Nightboat Books Poetry Prize.

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The former chair of the Theater Department and member of the English Department was internationally known for her work on Caryl Churchill and published widely on early American female playwrights and Israeli and Palestinian women creating plays against war.
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Dr. Alexis Easley's new co-edited book, THE ROUTLEDGE COMPANION TO NINETEENTH-CENTURY PERIODICALS AND NEWSPAPERS, has just been released by Routledge.
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Publisher's Weekly

Nathan Hill's debut novel, The Nix, due out on August 30th, is highlighted.

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The English Department recently held a celebration in honor of its graduating senior English majors.
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SUMMIT AVENUE REVIEW, the St. Thomas student literary magazine, recently unveiled its 40th anniversary issue. Also announced were the co-winners of the Lon Otto Creative Writing contest.
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The English Department congratulates the student winners of its annual English major essay contest.
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The English Department heartily congratulates Chris on the announcement that his poetry collection Tula has won the fifth annual Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry from Milkweed Editions. The prize awards $10,000 and a publishing contract. 

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To celebrate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, author Mary Sharratt read from her latest historical novel, THE DARK LADY'S MASK.
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St. Thomas English professor Nathan Hill gave a lecture about the process of revising his novel THE NIX, scheduled for publication on August 30th.
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Author Amelia Gray gave a short fiction reading as part of the Sacred Arts Festival.
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A partnership with Wonderlust Productions helped bring an element of drama – and deeper thinking – to classes all over St. Thomas' College of Arts and Sciences.

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Author Jennifer Kwon Dobbs read poetry from her new online mixed-media collection and her previously published work, PAPER PAVILIONS
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Lon Otto gave a great reading to a packed O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library Leather Room
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Author Heid Erdrich Read From Her Poetry Collection CELL TRAFFIC: NEW AND SELECTED POEMS
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Slam poetry week at St. Thomas consisted of workshops, performances by acclaimed group Sister Outsider and a chance for students to show off their poetry skills.

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Students in the ENGL 421/422 Literary Magazine Practicum course recently visited the Minnesota Center for the Book Arts.
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Outside-of-the-box classes allow professors to share research interests while students develop critical-thinking skills and foster connections in the community.

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