Creative writing news

Creative Writing Professor Beth Nguyen’s essay “Apparent,” first published in The Paris Review, was selected for inclusion in The Best American Essays 2021, edited by Kathryn Schulz, out this week. The National Book Foundation has recognized Assistant Professor Dantiel Moniz and …

Welcome!

Welcome to the Department of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison! As department chair, I am privileged to work with outstanding faculty, staff, and students to shape humanistic inquiry and deep learning at one of …

English Major Awards 2020

Printable awards ceremony program Writing Prizes Chesler Prize for Excellence in Writing Margaret Johnson “Predators as Family: Animal Representation in Anishinaabe Traditional Stories” “Margaret Johnson’s passion for animals and their uncertain fate in our endangered …