Monthly Archives: February 2014

SMU English in The Washington Post

Take a look at the review in today’s Washington Post that Christopher Stampone and Dr. Ezra Greenspan wrote on William Wells Brown: http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/review-william-wells-brown-captures-a-former-slaves-literary-achievements/2014/02/27/b92935f8-9998-11e3-80ac-63a8ba7f7942_story.html

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NoViolet Bulawayo Publishes New Short Story

NoViolet Bulawayo, who recieved her Master’s at Southern Methodist University, just published a complete short story, “Happy Birthday Africa President.”  Check out the link below! http://munyori.org/fiction/happy-birthday-president-of-africa-by-noviolet-bulawayo/  

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LitFest Author Profile

Check out this interview with LitFest author Tim Parrish! He will be reading at 6:30 on March 21st in the DeGoyler Library Reading Room. Mark your calendars now! http://smulitfest2014.wordpress.com/2014/02/17/tim-parrish-interviewed/

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Professor Greg Brownderville Makes His TV Debut

Professor Greg Brownderville appeared on The Broadcast TV to talk about writing love poetry.  Click the link below to view the two-part video! http://www.ktxdtv.com/story/24723959/how-to-become-a-better-poet

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Professor Marjorie Swann Publishes New Edition of “The Compleat Angler”

Oxford University Press has just published a new edition of Izaak Walton’s The Compleat Angler edited by Marjorie Swann, Associate Professor of English at SMU.  Written in response to the political and environmental devastation of the English Civil War, The Compleat Angler explores how … Continue reading

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Get Ready for LitFest, March 18-22!

          For more information: http://smulitfest2014.wordpress.com/

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