English News

  • Dr. Laura Long’s novel Out of Peel Tree will be published in Spring 2014. She has an essay forthcoming in Kestrel: A Journal of Literature and Art and fiction in r.kv.r.y quarterly literary journal.  Her chapbook The Eye of Caroline Herschel: A Life in Poems has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize by the Pushcart Prize Editorial Board.
  • Wendy Miles was a finalist for the 2013 Perugia Press Prize for her manuscript entitled Reliquary. Wendy was also nominated in 2013 for a Pushcart Prize.
  • Elza C. Tiner has been named a Visiting Scholar at the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Toronto, for the summers of 2012 and 2013, for her research on medieval Latin sources for the fall of the angels legend in early English biblical drama.She presented two papers during summer 2012, “Looking Backward and Forward: Threefold Time and Prophecy in Boethius and Vergil” at the  47th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, May 10-13, 2012; and “Breaking the Rules Across Genres: The Fall of the Angels in Vincent of Beauvais’ Speculum Historiale and Thomas Chaundler’s Liber Apologeticus,” at the International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, UK, July 9-12, 2012. In addition, she was one of 20 applicants accepted for participation in the “Rhetoric in the 21st Century” Symposium held at Oxford University, England, July 2-7, 2012.