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USF MFA grad Jaquira Díaz visits USF [12/10/2019]Creative Writing MFA graduate Jaquira Díaz visited to speak about the craft of memoir writing and to read from her new memoir about growing up in Puerto Rico and Miami.USF English undergrad makes finals in FEMS Slam Poetry Tournament [12/18/2019]University of South Florida English undergraduate Sara Hammami made the finals in the Solo Poets category of the Feminine Empowerment Movement’s Slam (FEMS) Poetry Tournament that took place Oct. 18-20. We asked Hammami about what it’s like to compete in the FEMS tournament. Award Created to Honor Quincey Upshaw [12/12/2019]After Quincey Davidsen Vierling Upshaw died of cervical cancer in 2018, her family created an award to carry on her legacy.Fall 2019 English Department Accomplishments [12/17/2019]Check out what English department faculty, students, and emeriti accomplished in Fall 2019!English Department Attends USF’s Hispanic Heritage Showcase [12/11/2019]USF celebrated its annual Hispanic Heritage Showcase and Awards Breakfast on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. USF Students Host Celestial-Themed Reading [12/2/2019]The reading featured six undergraduate and six graduate students who were chosen to read their work of 1,000 words or less.Summer 2019 English Department Accomplishments [12/2/2019]Check out what English department faculty, students, and emeriti accomplished in Summer 2019!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.