September 2017 Updates from The English Department

Creative Writing Co-Director Elizabeth Bradfield was awarded a Brandeis Research Innovation Award for her project titled "The Horsehead’s Return: Gray Seals Rewilding New England." She has also recently published the following poems:

• About Place, Six haibun from Toward Antarctica, Vol. 4, Issue 4, October 2017

• Academy of American Poets Poem-a-Day, “Learning to Swim,” June 12, 2017

• Alaska Quarterly Review, Six haibun from Toward Antarctica, Vol. 34, No. 1 & 2, Summer/Fall 2017

• Bat City Review, “Upon,” “St. Andrews Bay,” Issue 13, 2017

• Poetry Northwest, “Gerlache Strait,” “Half Moon Island,” “One Trip,” “Sightings Log: What Came to Seem Common” Vol. XI, Issue 2, Winter & Spring 2017

• Talking River, Four haibun from Toward Antarctica (forthcoming)

• The Rumpus, “In the Fjords, Isla Chiloe,” “Straits of Magellan,” April 13, 2017

• Tin House, “Lesson VIII: Map of North America” (forthcoming)

• Smartish Pace, “Lesson I: Divisions,” “Lesson IV: Artificial Divisions,” “Lesson V: & etc." Issue 24

Ziskind Poet-in-Residence Rebecca Morgan Frank's new book, Sometimes We're all Living in a Foreign Country (out October 17th from Carnegie Mellon University Press), was reviewed in Publishers Weekly. Morgan was also the recent recipient of a Theodore and Jane Norman Award for her summer research.

Ulka Anjaria published a new article about Indian English novelist Chetan Bhaghat.

Caren Irr has joined the editorial boards for PMLA, Contemporary Literature, American Literary History, and Journal of Modern Literature.

Marc Weinberg, along with his wife Victoria Fraser, won a Writers Guild of America award (the Feature Writer Access Project) for their screenplay, “The Midnight Ride of William Dawes”.

Emerita Susan Lanser became president of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies.

We have several new alumni publications to share:

David Greven (PhD '02) published Intimate Violence: Hitchcock, Sex, and Queer Theory (Oxford University Press) and Ghost Faces: Hollywood and Post-Millennial Masculinity (SUNY Press).

Benjamin Schreier (PhD '03) co-edited The Year's Work in Nerds, Wonks, and Neocons with Jonathan Eburne. It is now available from Indiana University Press.

Aaron Worth (PhD '04) edited a selection of Arthur Machen short stories, titled The Great God Pan and Other Horror StoriesIt is now available from Oxford University Press.