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A huge congratulations to Zack Vernon!  Zack has just won the first Alex Albright Creative Nonfiction Prize from the North Carolina Literary Review.  NCLR has a nice write-up on the story and so does ASU's University News. Way to go, Zack!
A big congratulations to Bill Brewer!  Bill's book Staging Romantic Chameleons and Imposters has recently been published by Palgrave Macmillan. Staging Romantic Chameleons and Imposters examines cultural attitudes toward imposture and...
Check out the homepage of Duquesne University Press, where you'll see David Orvis's new book, The Noble Flame of Katherine Philips: A Poetics of Culture, Politics, and Friendship, prominently featured!  This is the first scholarly...
Congratulations to our new Assistant Professor of Contemporary American and Southern Literature, Zack Vernon!  USC Press just approved the contract for his edited collection, Summoning the Dead: Critical Essays on Ron Rash.  Along with...
Congratulations to Alex Pitofsky!  His book, American Boarding School Fiction, 1921-1981: A Critical Study, has recently been published by McFarland.  The book explores the work of J. D. Salinger, John Knowles, James Kirkwood, and others...
Congratulations to Kathryn Kirkpatrick! Her new book, Animals in Irish Literature and Culture, co-edited with Borbála Faragó, has recently been published in Palgrave's Studies in Animals and Literature series.
A big congratulations to Dr. Sarah Davis! Sarah recently defended her dissertation on novel to film adaptation at Indiana University of Pennsylvania: "A New Model for Reading Adaptation: The Textus, in a Case Study of Adaptations from THE GREAT...
A big congratulations to Rosemary Horowitz! Her collection Women Writers of Yiddish Literature has recently been published by McFarland Press! This is the first volume of essays devoted to the women who wrote in Yiddish. Rosemary would like to thank...
APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY AWARDED “BEST LOVE POEM” AT NATIONAL COLLEGIATE POETRY SLAM IN RICHMOND, VA Out of sixty-eight registered collegiate teams, Appalachian’s slam team, Verses, came home with this distinguished award. RICHMOND, VA (March...
Congratulations to Joseph Bathanti and Mike Wilson who were honored by students as Outstanding Faculty members at last week's Sigma Tau Delta Initiation Ceremony!  And congratulations to Mary Burke and Miana Breed, who won awards for...


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