Join the GW English department for our latest edition of the Jenny McKean Moore Reading Series featuring Patrick Rosal, the author of 4 full-length poetry collections :
Brooklyn Antediluvian (2016)
My American Kundiman (2006)
Uprock Headspin Scramble and Dive (2003)
His work has won an impressive array of awards, including the Association of Asian American Studies Book Award, Global Filipino Literary Award and the Asian American Writers Workshop Members’ Choice Award, the annual Allen Ginsberg Awards, the James Hearst Poetry Prize, the Arts and Letters Prize, Best of the Net, among others. Publishers Weekly called his latest work, Brooklyn Antediluvian, “…an earth shattering performance.”
Patrick Rosal was awarded a 2009 Fulbright Fellowship to the Philippines, and is the co-founder/editor of Some Call It Ballin’, a literary sports magazine. He currently is on the faculty of Rutgers University-Camden’s MFA program.
His poems and essays have been published widely in journals and anthologies including The New York Times, Tin House, Drunken Boat, Poetry, New England Review, American Poetry Review, Harvard Review, Grantland, Brevity, Breakbeat Poets, and The Best American Poetry.
We are privileged again this year to have the novelist Tammy Greenwood-Stewart teaching creative writing to our undergraduates. The author of gorgeous works like Breathing Water and Undressing the Moon, Tammy has just been awarded a contract by Kensington Press for her next two novels. Readers can discover more about her work at this website….
On October 2, GW English hosted “American Literature, Women’s Writing, Willa Cather Studies: The Work of Ann Romines. Full details of the event can be read here. Below are some photos from the successful event. Thanks to all who attended! Professor Ann Romines (pictured here with GW English PhD Charmion Gustke) retired this year after…
We are very pleased to announce the launch of a new Digital Humanities Institute, co-founded and co-directed by Alexa Alice Joubin and Jonathan Hsy. The inaugural Digital Humanities Institute lecture will be delivered by Michael Witmore, director of the Folger Shakespeare Library, whose work on data-mining and literary analysis will provide an entry point into a discussion…
Same-Sex Star-Crossed Lovers in Global Shakespearean Web-Series is the topic of this year’s George Washington University 2019 Annual Shakespeare Lecture, to be delivered by Dr. Sujata Iyengar (University of Georgia). Please RSVP Friday, September 13, 2019 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM with a reception Post Hall, GW’s Mt Vernon Campus 2100 Foxhall Road NW Washington, DC…
Matt Klam’s first novel, Who is Rich?, explores writing conferences, infidelity, and social class. It’s an excellent follow-up to his short story collection, Sam The Cat. He reads at 5:30 pm, November 1st in Gelman 702. Share on FacebookTweet
The GW English Department & The Jenny McKean Moore Reading Series Present Elliot Ackerman. Elliot Ackerman is a National Book Award Finalist. His novels include Red Dress in Black & White and Waiting for Eden. His memoir is Places and Names: On War, Revolution, and Returning. He is a former White House Fellow and Marine…