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Prof. Stephanie Grant's new essay, "Postpartum," was published on the New Yorker website in Dec. 2015.
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Prof. Roberta Rubenstein's Doris Lessing's The Golden Notebook After Fifty, coedited with Alice Ridout and Sandra Singer, was published by Palgrave in May 2015. It features a new essay by Rubenstein.
Prof. Linda Voris's article, "Reading the Background in Gertrude Stein," was recently published in the collection, Primary Stein: Returning to the Writing of Gertrude Stein (Lexington, 2014).
Video: Life after Literature
Students, alums, and faculty discuss possible futures.
Prof. Despina Kakoudaki
Despina Kakoudaki's book, Anatomy of a Robot: Literature, Cinema, and the Cultural Work of Artificial People, was published by Rutgers University Press in July 2014.
Alumna Amy Stolls appointed Literature Director at NEA.
Alumnus Abdul Ali won the 2014 New Issues Poetry Prize.
Prof David Keplinger won the Cavafy Prize from Poetry International for "The Life of Simone Weil."
Prof Richard McCann reappointed for third term as Vice President of the PEN/Faulkner Foundation.
Erik Dussere's America Is Elsewhere: The Noir Tradition in the Age of Consumer Culture won the 2014 Edgar Award for Best Critical/Biographical Work.
Richard Sha's co-edited book, Romanticism and the Emotions, is forthcoming from Cambridge University Press. Together with Theresa M. Kelley, he is launching a gallery of Romantic Visual Culture on Romantic Circles.
American University series explores "Books That Shaped America"
Former American University Students Recognized as Influential Foreign Policy Leaders
Professor highlights one crisis center’s approach that is so successful at saving lives, it may serve as a nationwide model.
Author Eula Biss to discuss probing essays on complexities of race with AU students.
Creative Writing MFA students and alums publishing wide variety of stories and articles.
Q&A with Max Brooks, whose book World War Z is now a major motion picture starring Brad Pitt.
Visiting Writers Series: Alumni Reading
The Art of Losing
Learn more about the MA program and our community of scholars.
Faculty, program alumni, and current students say what sets this program apart.
MFA Alumna Jael McHenry Publishes First Novel