Author: Mary Udal

Congratulations to Brian Sneeden!

Ph.D. student Brian Sneeden’s first book, a collection of poems titled Last City, has been selected for the Carnegie-Mellon Poetry Series, and will be published by Carnegie-Mellon University Press in the fall of 2017. Founded in 1972, the Carnegie-Mellon Poetry Series has published collections by several of the most distinguished figures in contemporary poetry, including Pulitzer Prize winners Franz Wright, Ted Kooser, Rita Dove, and Stephen Dunn.


Congratulations Miller!

Ph.D. candidate Miller Oberman’s first book, a collection of poems and translations called The Unstill Ones, has been chosen by Susan Stewart for the Princeton Series of Contemporary Poets, and will be published by Princeton University Press in 2017. Starting in 1975, the Princeton Series of Contemporary Poets quickly distinguished itself as one of the most important publishing projects of its kind, bringing out landmark books by figures such as Robert Pinsky, Ann Lauterbach, and Jorie Graham.


Humanities Institute Award

Congratulations to George Moore whose been awarded a 2016/17 Graduate Dissertation Fellowship in the UConn Humanities Institute for his project, “The Return of Dagon:  Failed Iconoclasm in Early Modern English Literature.”  Dissertation committee: Gregory C. Semenza (Advisor), Clare King’oo and Jeffrey Shoulson.