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Hughes Creative Writing Fellows’ Craft Conversation

A reminder that we’re excited to hold our final Hughes Creative Writing Fellows’ Craft Conversation of the year, between the Belarusian poet and translator Valzhyna Mort and our own Samyak Shertok, at 5:00 on Wednesday, April 3, in the Texana Room of Fondren Library. We’ll be having the reception after the event rather than before […]

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New young adult novel from Lecturer Samantha Mabry

Samantha Mabry, Lecturer in the Writing and Reasoning program, has a fourth novel for young adults, Clever Creatures of the Night (Algonquin/Hachette) that will release on Tuesday, March 5. Mabry is also having an official launch event at Interabang Books on Wednesday, March 13 at 6 p.m., where she will be in conversation with Vanessa […]

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New memoir from Professor Christopher González out now

Professor Christopher González published Big Scary Brown Guy: A Memoir. “American manhood is in crisis, and Latino men all the more so. Fortunately, Christopher González dives into the task head and heart first. His voice is unique, at once humble, courageous and enviably self-assured. Bypass this memoir at your own peril–and ours.” -Ilan Stavans, author […]

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Need a last minute Valentine’s poem? Dr. Shertok has you covered

SMU Hughes Fellow in Creative Writing Samyak Shertok, featured in People Newspapers, provides writing tips for love poems: https://www.peoplenewspapers.com/2024/02/13/need-a-last-minute-valentines-poem-smu-has-you-covered/ Shertok was also picked up by Axios Dallas for his Valentine tips: https://www.axios.com/newsletters/axios-dallas-52160fe0-caab-11ee-9eca-3fd44ac92779.html?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter_axioslocal_dallas&stream=top

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New essay from Hughes Postdoctoral Fellow Will Roudabush

Dr. Will Roudabush, Hughes Postdoctoral Fellow, published the following essay: “‘This is and is not Cressid’”: Seeing Double in Shakespeare’s Troilus and Cressida.” Shakespeare Bulletin 41:2, Summer 2023. 223-246.

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Recent publications from prize-winning Hughes Fellow Samyak Shertok

Dr. Samyak Shertok, Hughes Fellow in Creative Writing, has been honored with the Auburn Witness Poetry Prize 2023 and has also published several poems: “A Blessing”: Poetry (Jan/Feb 2024) “One Hundred and Eight Doors”: The Kenyon Review XLVI.1 (Winter 2024) “Song in a Time of Revolution: A Ghazabun”: The Kenyon Review XLVI.1 (Winter 2024) “X”: […]

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Debut poetry collection from Professor Jacob Rubin now published

Piggy Bank, Professor Jacob Rubin’s debut collection of poetry, was recently put out by Gold Wake Press. https://goldwake.com/books/piggy-bank/

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Recent honors and publications from Professor Katie Condon Hermes

Professor Katie Condon Hermes was recently honored with two fellowships and has also recently published poems in American Poetry Review: 2023-2024 MacDowell Fellow 2023 Sewanee Writers’ Conference Poetry Fellow Two Poems in American Poetry Review, Vol. 52, No. 5

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Recent publications and editorial work from Professor Darryl Dickson-Carr

In Fall 2022 and Spring 2023, Professor Darryl Dickson-Carr edited the following: Guest Co-editor, Studies in American Humor. Special issue: Black Comedy Matters. Fall 2022. Guest Editor, ADE/ADFL Bulletin. Special Issue on Public Humanities, 159 (2022; published Spring 2023). Professor Dickson-Carr recently published the following: Dickson-Carr, Darryl. “What It Takes: How to Develop Academic Leadership.” […]

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Professor Dan Moss receives Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor Award

Professor Dan Moss has been selected as a recipient of the Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor Award. You can read more about his selection, and those of the other recipients, here.