Jennifer Cognard-Black Launches New Course: Becoming a Great Essayist
Karen Anderson’s new book, Receipt, has been reviewed by the Washington Post, the Washington Independent Review of Books, and Shelf Awareness. Follow the links to find out what makes this collection of poems so special: Rita Dove’s essential new ‘Collected Poems: 1974-2004’ Receipt: Poems by Karen Leona Anderson April 2016 Exemplars: Poetry Reviews by Grace Cavalieri And check out Find out more »
Jeff Hammond’s essay “Eight-Per-Five” appears in the most recent issue of Under the Sun, a national, online literary journal devoted to the art of the essay. Each issue features exemplary and evocative creative non-fiction. Check out Hammond’s essay here:
His essay “YouTube’s Winged Chariot: On Time, Memory, and Internet Video” is part of the collection Creating Nonfiction: Twenty Essays and Interviews with the Writers. The anthology is available now as a Kindle download, and will be out in print this summer.
Jennifer Cognard-Black’s new co-edited collection of essays, From Curlers to Chainsaws: Women and Their Machines, is a gold medal winner! From Curlers to Chainsaws, which features women’s accounts of their relationships to the objects they use, was named best anthology in the Independent Publishers Book Awards contest. Read more about the award here:
Professor Wooley recently presented her paper, “Limited Liability and the Sentimental Novel,” at the biennial conference of C19: The Society of Nineteenth Century Americanists. Her paper was part of a panel, “Genealogies of Growth,” that she co-organized. The panel took up the conference theme of “unsettling” by interrogating how nineteenth-century writers problematized representations of economic growth.
In a reception for faculty earlier this February, Jeff Hammond, George B. and Willma R. Reeves Distinguished Professor in the Liberal Arts, celebrated 25 years of service to the College. Winner of two Pushcart Prizes and the author of numerous books, articles, and essays, Hammond joined the College in 1990. His current project, So You Say: Find out more »
Forthcoming in April from Milkweed Editions, Professor Karen Anderson’s new book of poems, Receipt, has been reviewed by Literary Mama. The reviewer concludes that: “The captivating poetry within Karen Leona Anderson’s Receipt has made me view the small, ordinary things in my own life through a critical lens: a recipe, a price tag, or a cash register receipt Find out more »
Professor Karen Anderson presented her work, “Domestic Pests” as part of the panel “Pushing the Boundaries of Nature Writing” at the 2015 meeting of the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts in Houston. The panel, which she also chaired, was sponsored by the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE).
Professor Wooley presented her paper “Making Sympathy Pay: Southworth, Alcott, and the Material Costs of Feeling Right” at the Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW) triennial conference in Philadelphia, PA this November. Founded in 2000, SSAWW supports the work of scholars who seek to broaden and promote attention to American women writers, both Find out more »