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
Ling Ma MFA '15 Wins $50K 2018 Kirkus PrizeMFA in Creative Writing alumna Ling Ma ’15 has received the 2018 Kirkus Prize for fiction for her debut novel, Severance. Ma, a fiction writer from Chicago, came to Cornell in 2013 where she worked closely with her special committee – fiction writers J. Robert Lennon and Stephanie Vaughn.
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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.