News

Reading and Not Reading "The Faerie Queene"
July 14, 2020
“I am now in the country, and reading in Spencer’s fairy-queen. Pray what is the matter with me?” The plaint of an anonymous reader in 1712 sounds with endearing frankness a...
June 19, 2020
Screen Share: A College Teacher’s Zoom Journal – For 15 years, my students and I huddled together in cozy classrooms to study the craft of writing. Then came Covid-19....
June 16, 2020
This week, the Book Review asked two prominent American poets to write original poems responding to this historic moment in our country. Claudia Rankine, whose poem “Weather...
Max Graham (Blake Norwick)
May 19, 2020
In his essay published in a May 18 article in the Washington Post, English major and outgoing senior Max Graham ‘20 reflects on the social, educational, and economic impact...
May 18, 2020
Heartiest congratulations to the English Prize winners for 2019-2020! Poetry Academy of American Poets: Olivia Belliveau Albert Stanborough Cook Prize: Olivia Belliveau and...
May 11, 2020
This week, we are thinking about Italy. As the country cautiously begins to reopen after the longest lockdown in Europe, we look toward Venice, guided by the acclaimed poet...
May 5, 2020
Los Angeles Review of Books publishes essays discussing Sam See’s newly released posthumous work “Queer Natures, Queer Mythologies“  Caleb Smith, Merve Emre, Kate...