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Jonathan Lethem to read on Tuesday, February 13th at 6 PM at the Depot.

Jonathan Lethem, the Roy E. Disney ’51 Professor of Creative Writing at Pomona College, is the author of ten novels, including Girl In … [Read More...]

The University of Mississippi English Department is proud to announce the 2018 Creative Writing Awards!

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Mississippi Public Broadcast’s Conversations features Beth Ann Fennelly

Ole Miss Professor and Mississippi Poet Laureate Beth Ann Fennelly is the featured guest. … [Read More...]

Night Swimmer

Matt Bondurant

Hawks on Wires

Dave Smith


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]


by Ann Fisher-Wirth

True Blood

by Chris Offutt

M.F.A. Video