Creative writing alums cultivate conjoined creativity

Dec. 6, 2018

CU Boulder alumni David Gessner and Nina de Gramont have succeeded both as authors and teachers.


Alum blends literary prowess, political commentary

Sept. 28, 2018

While Luis Alberto Urrea was at CU Boulder, Vine Deloria mentored him on a “lifelong project” that would later become The Hummingbird’s Daughter.


Prof wins grant to guide collaborations between instructors, museums

Aug. 19, 2018

Thora Brylowe, assistant professor of English, has won a $10,000 grant for her work in developing protocols to guide undergraduate instructors through museum-based instruction.


English department administrator interviewed in LA Review of Books

Aug. 7, 2018

Grant Souders is not just the face you see as you step into the office of the English department in Hellems Arts & Sciences. He is also an accomplished poet, whose debut collection, Service (Tupelo Press, 2017), has been receiving some well-deserved attention.


Alum who built CPR into statewide powerhouse retires

May 23, 2018

After 40 years as the leader and visionary of Colorado Public Radio, Max Wycisk is stepping down from his position as president on June 30.

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Marcia Douglas publishes "Becoming the Brown Girl in the Ring" in The New York Review of Books

May 7, 2018

Marcia Douglas recently published 'Becoming the Brown Girl in the Ring' in The New York Review of Books.


Noah Eli Gordon's Is That the Sound of a Piano Coming from Several Houses Down? included in The New York Times' 'New & Noteworthy' list

May 7, 2018

Noah Eli Gordon's latest poetry collection, Is That the Sound of a Piano Coming from Several Houses Down? (Solid Objects) was included in The New York Times 'New & Noteworthy' list on April 3.


English faculty at CU Boulder, elsewhere, eye curricular change

May 4, 2018

The Department of English at CU Boulder is exploring ways to improve students’ learning experiences and encourage future enrollment by studying other universities’ efforts.


Paul Youngquist receives 2018 BFA Award for Excellence in Research, Scholarly and Creative Works

March 23, 2018

A colleague praises his work, saying “Youngquist looks to these enslaved peoples’ acts of creative resistance as a means of wresting from a dehumanizing system dignity, agency, and beauty.”


Is That the Sound of a Piano Coming from Several Houses Down?

March 16, 2018

"'The devil is in the details' is not a phrase that I feel I fully understood until I read Noah Eli Gordon's clever book, Is That the Sound of a Piano Coming from Several Houses Down? The problem is, as Gordon might write, that the devil, while enjoying his/her residence among the details, has no necessary relationship to them.