Gemini Ink 2017 Writers Conference CFP: "Writing for Change"

Creative writers (poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, screenwriters), scholars, editors and publishers of independent presses, and others engaged in the world of literary creation, publication, or promotion are invited to submit panel presentations on this year's conference theme. Director Sheila Black is especially keen on having graduate students propose and/or participate on panels. More information can be found here.

Past events

News and Kudos

Congratulations, Dr. Cuevas, on winning the McNair Scholars Program Faculty Mentor of the Year(2017)Award, and thank you for your involvement in students' lives. You are an invaluable member of our faculty!

Dr. Nerio has been asked to contribute research on the epistolary novel for The Cambridge Guide to the Eighteenth-Century Novel, 1660-1820, and she will be giving a short talk on nineteenth-century biographies of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu at the 18th and 19th C. British Women Writers Conference (BWWC) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Thank you for being such an outstanding representative of our university and department.

Congratulations are in order for Dr. Annette Portillo being granted tenure. Dr. Portillo will officially be Associate Professor in Fall 2017.

Critical Survey of American Literature, a six-volume literary encyclopedia with entries on 400 American and Canadian authors, has been published by Salem Press, edited by Dr. Kellman with assistance from Chris Guzman. Other members of the UTSA Department of English who contributed entries include: Mark Bayer, Jackie Cuevas, Lindsey Hall, Cooper Harris, Gabriela Lemos, Zach Linge, Alexis McGee, Maggie Nerio, and Debra Pena. Excellent work, everyone!

Dr. Kellman has co-edited (with Natasha Lvovich) a special issue of Studies in the Novel on Translingual Fiction (Vol. 48 No. 4).

Congratulations to Dr. Kelly Harris for successfully defending her dissertation "Recursive Screens: The Role of Recursive Relationships in the Rhetorical Selection of Images and Words for the Display of archeological Information and discipline Identity."

Congratulations to AJ Marroquin and Gabriel Aguilar for being selected as Mellon Humanities Pathways Fellows. Congratulations are also in order for Eric Pitty who was also selected as a Mellon Humanity Pathways Fellow.

Earlier news