Summer Reading: Books by UNCG Faculty and Alumni

June 21, 2019

It’s the first day of summer! This has been a great year so far for Greensboro faculty and alums, so be sure to check out the University Communications reading recommendations among books published in 2019: https://newsandfeatures.uncg.edu/summer-reading-books-faculty-alumni/

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Camille Dungy wins Guggenheim Fellowship

April 12, 2019

Congratulations to poet and UNCG MFA alumna Camille T. Dungy, who has received a 2019 Guggenheim Fellowship! https://libarts.source.colostate.edu/csu-english-professor-camille-dungy-wins-guggenheim-fellowship/

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Stuart Dischell on the “Greatness of Thomas Lux”

August 28, 2018

Stuart Dischell, poetry faculty at UNC Greensboro, has a new Look2 Essay in the summer issue of Ploughshares. Read his tribute to friend and poet Thomas Lux: https://www.pshares.org/issues/summer-2018/greatness-thomas-lux-look2-essay

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Poem by Emilia Phillips selected for a Pushcart Prize

June 22, 2018

Greensboro poet and faculty member Emilia Phillips has won a Pushcart Prize for her poem, “Pathetic Fallacy.” Congratulations, Emilia! https://m.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/pathetic-fallacy

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Stuart Dischell receives Senior Research Excellence Award

March 17, 2018

The Greensboro MFA Program’s own Stuart Dischell won the 2017-2018 Senior Research Excellence Award at UNCG. Congratulations to Stuart! https://aas.uncg.edu/research/2018/03/16/2017-18-research-excellence-awards/

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Empty Clip: Poetry Collection by Emilia Phillips Available for Pre-Order

February 15, 2018

The third poetry collection by Emilia Phillips, faculty member at the MFA Writing Program at Greensboro, is now available for pre-order from University of Akron Press: http://www.uakron.edu/uapress/browse-books/book-details/index.dot?id=71fe05ca-8642-4380-bcfa-cf5cad806213

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Poet Emilia Phillips on ‘The Poetics of Bewilderment’

December 19, 2017

Emilia Phillips, assistant professor in the UNCG MFA Writing Program, writes about bewilderment in relationship to poetry over at Ploughshares: http://blog.pshares.org/index.php/the-poetics-of-bewilderment/

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Stuart Dischell Releases New Collection of Poetry

September 18, 2017

Children with Enemies, the fifth full-length poetry collection from MFA Writing Program at Greensboro poet Stuart Dischell, is now available from the University of Chicago Press: http://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/C/bo27035261.html

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“The Americans”: Poetry Collection by David Roderick Available for Pre-Order

May 17, 2014

“The Americans,” the latest collection from MFA Writing Program at Greensboro poet David Roderick is now available for pre-order from the Pitt Poetry Series: http://www.upress.pitt.edu/BookDetails.aspx?bookId=36550

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“Thoughts Fold Into Birds”: New Poetry Collection by Julie Funderburk

May 15, 2014

Happy Pub to MFA Writing Program at Greensboro alum Julie Funderburk! Her poetry collection “Thoughts Fold Into Birds” is now available from Unicorn Press: http://www.unicorn-press.org/books/Funderburk-Thoughts-to-Fold-into-Birds.html

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