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UM Summer Poet in Residence, Rose McLarney, will read at Off Square Books on June 29th, at 5:30 p.m.

McLarney will be on campus through July 15 teaching undergraduate classes and working with emerging writers in the Department of English’s … [Read More...]

Rose McLarney Selected as 2017 Summer Poet in Residence

Rose McLarney has published two collections of poems, Its Day Being Gone (Penguin Books, 2014)—winner of the National Poetry Series--and The … [Read More...]

It is with great joy that we announce the 2017-2018 Grisham Writer-in-Residence: Catherine Lacey!

Catherine Lacey is the author of NOBODY IS EVER MISSING, a winner of a 2016 Whiting Award and a finalist for the NYPL’s Young Lions … [Read More...]

Night Swimmer

Matt Bondurant

Hawks on Wires

Dave Smith

Ropes

Derrick Harriell

The Tilted World

Tom Franklin and Beth Ann Fennelly

The Ecopoetry Anthology

Ann Fisher-Wirth and Laura Gray-Street

Open House

by Beth Ann Fennelly “With its high spirits, its love of textures of different kinds of writing . . . [this] is an immensely lively performance.” —Robert Hass

Poachers: Stories

  by Tom Franklin             In ten stunning and bleak tales set in the woodlands, swamps and chemical plants along the Alabama River, Tom Franklin stakes his claim as a fresh, original Southern voice. His lyric, deceptively simple prose conjures a world where the default setting is violence, a world… [Continue Reading]

Poems

by Ann Fisher-Wirth

True Blood

by Chris Offutt

M.F.A. Video