University of South Florida
Fulbright teaching assistantship awarded to English alumna [4/26/2019]USF Department of English alumna Allyson Hoffman received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship and was accepted to the PhD program at Western Michigan University.WGS hosts I Am Evidence Film Screening and Panel Discussion [4/23/2019]The Department of Women's & Gender Studies hosted a film screening on April 9th of the award-winning documentary, I Am Evidence.Graduating English MFAs read at Curtain Call [04/22/2019]The English Department’s Creative Writing program’s annual MFA graduation reading, Curtain Call, took place at USF’s Contemporary Art Museum on Friday, April 12.USF Zimmerman School Awards $122K in Scholarship [4/19/2019]Local radio personality Miguel Fuller of HOT 101.5 emceed the event, which included naming The Zimmerman’s School’s 26th Alumna of the Year, Mindy Thomas, class of 2001. Thomas, a popular radio host, founded of the audio entertainment company Tinkercast. The company’s podcast Wow in the World is the first and only children’s program distributed by National Public Radio in its 49-year history and has over 26 million downloads to date.‘Writers with Conviction’: Teaching Fiction in a Men’s Correctional Facility [4/10/2019]Third-year English MFA student teaches a fiction course in the Zephyrhills Correctional Facility as a graduate internship course.English Faculty & Student Accomplishments - Spring 2019 [4/10/2019]Find out what English faculty, students, alumni, and emeriti have been up to this semester!USF poet wins Georgia Poetry Prize [03/29/2019]Chelsea Dingman, a poet and alumnae of USF's MFA program, won the 2018 Georgia Poetry Prize for her collection “Through A Small Ghost.” English department hosts New York Times bestselling author Deborah Plant [3/5/2019]On Friday, Feb. 15, the Department of English hosted an Archival Connections talk featuring New York Times bestselling author Dr. Deborah Plant, who discussed her work editing and publishing nonfiction book “Barracoon: The Story of the Last ’Black Cargo.’”Vintage-themed reading features USF English students [2/27/2019]The USF English Department hosted its spring 2019 installment of the 6x6 reading on Feb. 22 at Felicitous Coffee and Tea on 42nd Street. The reading featured six undergraduate and six graduate students who shared their creative writing of 1,000 words or fewer.Graduate course reunites to read poetry [3/6/2019]Students of Dr. Heather Sellers’ fall 2018 Craft of Poetry graduate course gathered at Kaleisia Tea Lounge for a reading on March 3, sharing their words with USF students, Eckerd College visitors and other guests.