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Burgess Launches Second Novel with Chuckles, Cookies

Josh Weiner '16

More than 90 people braved high winds and low temperatures on Tuesday evening to attend Professor Matt Burgess’s book launch at Common Good Books.

Family, friends, students, colleagues, and total strangers packed in to hear Burgess read passages from his new novel 
Uncle Janice
Word Play

Kevin Xiong '16

This issue of Wordplay features the poetry of David St. Germain '16, an English and Education Studies double major...READ MORE
Creative Writing in a Foreign Language

Aparna Mazumdar '16

It’s difficult for creativity to translate across languages...READ MORE
A Scottish Hike

Amanda Zimmerman '16

I am not an outdoorsy person. I am usually content to experience nature filtered through the writings of Frost and Thoreau. And yet, here I am in Scotland, enjoying burning lungs, rubbery legs, and the sight of the Scottish highlands...READ MORE
Upcoming Events

"Making Monsters: War Crimes and Ordinary Men"
The inaugural lecture of James Dawes as DeWitt Wallace Professor of English.

Thursday, February 19, 4:45 p.m.

Mairs Concert Hall
Appetizers and Alums: Conversations with English Faculty and Grads
The English Honor Society invites you to join us for appetizers and mingling with Maclester alumni. Listen to Professors discuss their paths after college and talk to alums about their current jobs and career advice.

Tuesday, February 24, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Weyerhauser Boardroom

English Department Writing Contests

English Department Prizes and Contests...READ MORE

The Harry Sherman Writing Award for Seniors
Ardis Hillman Wheeler Prize for International Study

Academy of American Poets Prize

Deadline: Midnight on Sunday, March 1

For specific guidelines CLICK HERE

Newsletter Staff

Senior Editor
   Allison Dobscha '15
Associate Editors
   Zoya Haroon '15
   Aparna Mazumdar '16
   Josh Weiner '16
   Kevin Kiong '26
   Amanda Zimmerman '16
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