Thursday, December 8, 2011Award-winning poet and Department of English Professor Terrance Hayes has been chosen to serve as a panelist for President Barack Obama's new National Student Poets Program (NSPP), the country's highest honor for young poets presenting original work. MORE
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Published by Carnegie Mellon University Press on the 70th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, "Dear Gloria: Homesick for America in Wartime Japan" is the diary of Japanese teenager Toneko Kimura, written in the form of letters to her childhood best friend. MORE
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Carnegie Mellon English Department professor Hilary Masters' latest novel, "Post: A Fable" has won a USABookNews.com Best Books 2011 Award in the literary fiction category. MORE
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Caroline Kessler and Yulin Kuang are members of the 2012 class of Andrew Carnegie Society Scholars.
Saturday, November 19, 2011In light of the recent scandal at Penn State, alum LeAnn Neal Reilly will be donating a portion of the proceeds from her latest novel, Saint Sebastian's Head, to the Heath Evans Foundation, a charity that provides counseling and therapy to victims of childhood sexual abuse. MORE
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Heather Steffen and Alexis Teagarden have received the 2011-2012 English Department Graduate Student Teaching Award. MORE
Sunday, November 6, 2011During the month of October and into November, student Divya Krishnan has been participating in the Women's Leadership Program at Carnegie Mellon, a program designed to empower and inspire undergraduate and graduate women in campus leadership roles. MORE
Thursday, November 3, 2011The inaugral issue of Print Oriented Bastards, the creative literary journal developed by Marci Calabretta ('11) and Inès Pujos ('12), is to be released on November 11.
Tuesday, November 1, 2011Ta-Nehisi Coates, Senior Editor for The Atlantic, spoke at Carnegie Mellon last Wednesday, as part of the English Department's Adamson Awards Speaker Series. MORE
Monday, October 31, 2011An opinion piece, titled "O Brave New World" Shakespeare's ‘The Tempest' turns 400 tomorrow," from English Professor Christopher Warren was published October 31 in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.