Professor Gina Barreca, editor of the soon-to-be released Fast Funny Women: 75 Essays of Flash Fiction, was highlighted in UConn Magazine for the collection, its origins in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the contributors with connections to the University of Connecticut.
Details on how to get a copy of the new book are available through Woodhall Press.
Bobbie Ann Mason, ’72 Ph.D., ’02 H, was featured in UConn Magazine with an alumni biography by Jackie Fitzpatrick Hennessey ’83 (CLAS). The article discusses her trajectory from growing up in Kentucky, to her time as a Ph.D. student in Literature at UConn, to becoming a Pulitzer Prize finalist.
Marilyn (Waniek) Nelson, Professor Emerita of English and Connecticut Poet Laureate from 2001 to 2006, was featured by USA Today in their list of 50 Black YA authors you should read according to database editor Mary Cadden.
She was also featured in an article by UConn Magazine writer Peter Nelson with a biography of her career spurred by his own experience as a senior taking one of her classes.
Racism in the Margins, the virtual conference organized by Associate Professor Kathleen Tonry and graduate student Gabe Morrison, was featured in UConn Today last week in an article by Christine Buckley.
Congratulations to Kathleen, Gabe, and all of the other collaborators for a successful conference!