Jennifer Cognard-Black’s anthology, From Curlers to Chainsaws: Women and Their Machines (Michigan State University Press, 2016), has won Independent Publisher’s 2016 Gold Award in the “Anthologies” category. The Independent Publisher Book Awards contest is in its 20th year and holds contests in 80 national categories.
In her new collection of essays, From Curlers to Chainsaws: Women and Their Machines (Michigan State University Press, 2016), Professor of English Jennifer Cognard-Black and her 23 contributors explore the many roles machines play in women’s lives. What inspired you to create this collection? My co-editor, Joyce Dyer, was a visiting writer for VOICES. Over Find out more »
Professor of English Jennifer Cognard-Black’s new book, “From Curlers to Chainsaws: Women and Their Machines” (Michigan State University Press, 2016), is a groundbreaking collection of lyrical and illuminating essays about the serious, silly, seductive, and sometimes sorrowful relationships between women and their machines.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s Visiting Assistant Professor of English Jerry Gabriel was selected from among 1,763 eligible applicants to receive the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) creative writing fellowship.
Professor of English Jennifer Cognard-Black was a guest on The Kojo Nnamdi Show (WAMU) to discuss her anthology, “Books That Cook: The Making of a Literary Meal” (NYUP 2014). Click here to listen to the Sept. 24 segment.
Lindsey Siferd ’13 recently had her poem “Hurricane Man” published in The Montucky Review, an online poetry publication that features both established and novice writers. Siferd gave thanks to her professors: “I’m so lucky that I had all of you as professors and mentors, who encouraged and helped my writing along the way.”
English major and Publications and Media Relations Fellow Ted Pugh ’14 earned an Apex Award of Excellence for feature writing. Pugh’s article, “Playing his Cards: The Legacy of Paul Reed Smith and the Guitars that Built Him” was published in the winter 2014 edition of The Mulberry Tree. In the article, Pugh catches up with Find out more »
Professor of English Jennifer Cognard-Black has had her anthology, “Books that Cook: The Making of a Literary Meal,” published by NYUPress. She is co-editor with Melissa Goldthwaite, professor of English at Saint Joseph’s University. Featured in the anthology are poems by St. Mary’s College Associate Professor of English Karen Anderson and Professor Emeritus Michael Glaser. On Find out more »
Professor of English and Chair of the English Department Ben Click is co-editor of and contributor to “Refocusing Chaplin: A Screen Icon through Critical Lenses,” a recently published book of critical essays that offers a unique view into Charlie Chaplin’s life and work. Click co-edited the book with English professors Lawrence Howe of Roosevelt University Find out more »
Limited space is still open for the second annual Chesapeake Writers’ Conference and the inaugural Chesapeake Youth Writers’ Workshop, both held June 23-29, 2013 on the campus of St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply soon. Participants in the Chesapeake Writers’ Conference will gather on Maryland’s beautiful Western shore for a Find out more »