Category Archives: Shout Outs

Recognitions of faculty, students and friends of the Department of English

Congratulations to Lori Ann Stephens

  Lori Ann Stephens, lecturer in English, is the recipient of the Mini Operas‘ Writing and Composing Mentorship! Her story The Lingerer delicately tells the story of a woman in the aftermath of the loss of her young son. http://www.minioperas.org/news/writing-and-composing-mentorships-announced/

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Congrats to Kristen Polster

Kristen Polster, an adjunct in the Discernment and Discourse Department at SMU, will be receiving her PhD in English from the University of North Texas on December 15, 2012. Her dissertation is titled The Fifth Humor: Ink and the Early Modern … Continue reading

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Jack Myers, co-founder of the Writer’s Garret

The late Jack Myers who was an SMU English Professor was recently featured in The Oprah Magazine. He was specifically noted for his admirable work in poetry with his Portable Poetry Workshop.” Myers was co-founder of the Writer’s Garret, a … Continue reading

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Tim Seibles: SMU Alumnus

It is always great to hear back from our good old alumni especially with exciting news! Tim Seibles (SMU Class of ’77) is an American Poet and Professor. He is a professor of English and creative writing at Old Dominion … Continue reading

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