Spring 2019 Barbara & David Zalaznick Creative Writing Reading Series
NYC event connects MFA students to publishing world
Pulitzer Prize-winning authors featured in Fall 2018 Barbara & David Zalaznick Reading Series
English Department Honors Graduates
Department of English Announces Student Award Winners
Hutchinson, Fridlund receive American Academy of Arts and Letters Awards
Creative writing student recognized by literary associationCornell graduate student Yessica Martinez was recently named to the International Literary Association’s 2019 “30 Under 30” list, which celebrates rising innovators, disruptors and visionaries in the literacy field.
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A Statement from the Department of English
We, the faculty and staff of the Cornell English Department, pledge to support and do our utmost to protect members of our community who are discriminated against, unjustly treated, or otherwise targeted because of race, religion, gender identification, sexuality, immigration status, ability, and other forms of difference.
Recognizing that words and symbols can be manipulated into violence, we renew our commitment to direct the force of language toward large and small acts of learning, alliance, imagination, and justice.
Recent Books by English Faculty
Department faculty continually publish important works of criticism, fiction, poetry, and essays. Visit English Faculty: Recent Books to learn more.
- The Richard Cleaveland Memorial Reading, 2/8/18
- In a Word ft. Joanie Mackowski & Elisha Cohn, 5/2/18
- TRANS*forming Literature, 4/26/18
- MFA Graduation Reading, 5/12/18
Click here to browse the archive of English Department events.