Creative Writing Faculty Win Prestigious Awards

Amy Quan Barry has been awarded a WARF professorship! This is one of the highest research honors the university has to offer. The range of Amy’s scholarship is simply astounding. After four award-winning poetry collections and …

Fellowships and Teaching Awards

Congratulations to Dr. Emily Hall for being recognized as a UW-Madison Teaching Academy Fellow! Teaching Academy Fellows have demonstrated sustained teaching excellence and a commitment to advancing the mission of the Academy. Dr. Hall has …

Recent Fellowships Won by Graduate Students

Our excellent graduate students have been on a roll winning fellowships this past semester! Jarrett Chapin has been awarded an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Native American Scholars Initiative (NASI) Predoctoral Fellowship at the American Philosophical Society (APS) Library & …

2021 Distinguished Teaching Awards

Our department is honored to be the home of two professors who are recipients of the College of Letters & Science 2021 Distinguished Teaching Award. Creative Writing Professor Amaud Johnson has been awarded the Chancellor’s Inclusive …

Congratulating UW English Alums

Many of our alums have recently won awards that we want to celebrate! Sharon Yam, who received a PhD in Composition and Rhetoric in 2016, has won the prestigious 2021 Conference on College Composition and …

Good News for Creative Writing Instructors

We would like to celebrate Professor Dantiel Moniz’s recent book reviews as well as Creative Writing instructor Leila Chatti’s recent good news: Professor Dantiel Moniz’s collection of short stories Milk, Blood, Heat has gotten great reviews …

Remembering Professor Howard D. Weinbrot

In Memoriam Howard D. Weinbrot  It is with sorrow that the English department announces the death of Howard D. Weinbrot, Ricardo Quintana Professor English, Emeritus and Vilas Research Professor of English, Emeritus.  Professor Weinbrot, who …