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Louise Glück, Winner of The 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature, Has Ties to UNCG

Louise Glück: winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, former US Poet Laureate, author, and former UNCG visiting lecturer.   […]


Michael Parker Wins 2020 Thomas Wolfe Award!

Emeritus faculty Michael Parker was awarded the Thomas Wolfe Award. Read more at: https://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2020/10/university-thomas-wolfe-award-feature-1008


Fall 2020 Graduate Award Winners

Every year, thanks to donations from generous alumni and supporters, the English department is able to recognize and celebrate the […]


Alum Nita Tyndall Publishes Novel With HarperTeen!

UNCG English Alum Nita Tyndall (BA, 2016) recently published their novel Who I Was With Her with HarperTeen! The novel, […]


Xhenet Aliu’s Brass Wins Townsend Prize for Fiction!

UNCG novelist wins Townsend Prize for Fiction


Internship Spotlight – Lori White

Check out this highlight from one of our undergraduate internship students, Lori White! “Over the summer I interned with my […]


Lecturer Julia Ridley Smith Sells Memoirs

Congratulations to Julia Ridley Smith for selling her memoir, The Sum of Trifles, to the University of Georgia Press. From the publishers […]


2019 Professional Achievement Awards

    ELIZABETH HUDSON ’95 Elizabeth Hudson is an ambassador for North Carolina who has promoted the beauty, history, food, […]


State of the Campus Essays

See below the perspectives of students and faculty returning to campus. Featuring essays by Dr. Jen Feather, Dr. Anne Wallace, […]


Internship Spotlight – Cady Smith

Check out this highlight from one of our undergraduate internship students, Cady Smith! “This summer I worked as an Editorial […]