2021 Publishing News and Awards

Several faculty and alumni from our department are receiving book awards and publishing new work. We congratulate their efforts!

Amaud Johnson’s book Imperial Liquor is a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle poetry award! Additionally, Danez Smith, who was Amaud’s student, is also a finalist for their book Homie.

Sarah Ensor’s project has been chosen for the Center for the Humanities First Book Program, which provides support for junior faculty members revising their first academic book.

Timothy Yu is editor of the Cambridge Companion to Twenty-First-Century American Poetry. It is scheduled for publication in February!

Christa Olson’s second book American Magnitude has been approved for publication with the Ohio State University.