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The Turn of the Screw, edited by Jonathan Warren

The Turn of the Screw, edited by Jonathan Warren

Jonathan WarrenYear of Publication: 2021Publisher website “This admirable new and expanded Norton Critical Edition, with its judiciously selected and expertly curated secondary materials, both historical and critical, and accompanied by Jonathan Warren's excellent introduction, is an invaluable resource for students, instructors, and scholars.”—Sheila Teahan, Michigan State University This Norton Critical Edition includes: The New York Edition […]

York alumna among prestigious Windham-Campbell Prize winners

York alumna among prestigious Windham-Campbell Prize winners

Canadian poet and York University alumna Canisia Lubrin was named one of two winners of the Windham-Campbell Literature Prize in poetry. In addition to a citation and award, winners of the prizes receive an unrestricted grant of US$165,000 to support their writing. Lubrin’s first collection of poetry, Voodoo Hypothesis, was nominated for the Gerald Lampert award, the Pat Lowther award and was a […]

English and Creative Writing graduate Matthew Walsh is finalist for the 2020 Trillium Book Award

English and Creative Writing graduate Matthew Walsh is finalist for the 2020 Trillium Book Award

We are proud to announce that English and Creative Writing Alum Matthew Walsh is among the finalists for the prestigious Trillium Book Award for Poetry. Walsh graduated with a B.A. in English and Creative Writing from York in 2013 before going on to complete an M.F.A. at the University of British Columbia. His poetry has […]

Why are we so obsessed with family history? Professor Julia Creet explores this question in her new book ‘The Genealogical Sublime’

Why are we so obsessed with family history? Professor Julia Creet explores this question in her new book ‘The Genealogical Sublime’

York University English Professor Julia Creet traces the histories of the largest, longest-running and most rapidly growing genealogical databases, and seeks to explain North Americans’ current obsession with family history, in her new book set to publish on Feb. 28. The Genealogical Sublime (University of Massachuestts Press, 2020) is a crossover academic/trade book seeks to […]

Department of English announces FW18/19 Essay Prize Winners

Department of English announces FW18/19 Essay Prize Winners

The Department of English is proud to announce the winners of the essay prizes for the Fall/Winter 2018/2019 academic session. Best 1000-level Essay Prize Leah Perez Best 2000-level Essay Prize Daminee Salahuddin Best 3000-level Essay Prize Lee Murphy Best 4000-level Essay Prize Zena Kamocki Jerome Paul Avie Bennett Prize in Canadian Literature Muna Hussein Brian […]