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Department of English

Featured Departmental News

Gold StarPBS recently published a story on the Barrio Writers program, a workshop developed by MFA fiction graduate Sarah Rafael Garcia. To read the full article and learn more about the Barrio Writers program, click here.

English Department  Spring 2016 Course Descriptions are available!

  Course descriptions for both graduate and undergraduate
  English classes can be viewed and downloaded from the
  department website.

  Find them here.

Internship Graphic Am I prepared? What constitutes a professional portfolio? Will I be able to find a career in my field? Where do I go for help with these questions?

The English Department offers students nearing the end of their undergraduate career an Internship Program that provides them real-world experience in the workplace.Through this program, students can begin developing a portfolio that can be used as a sample of their work when they meet with potential employers after graduation.


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Featured Alumna:
Moriah McCracken


Featured Faculty:
Dr. John Blair

Moriah McCrackenEntering into her fourth year of university teaching, Texas State graduate and former MA Literature student Dr. Moriah McCracken is the Director of First-Year Writing and Associate Professor of Writing and Rhetoric at St. Edward’s University.



Dr. John BlairDr. John Blair specializes in teaching creative writing classes as well as sophomore literature classes. His award-winning third poetry collection, Playful Song Called Beautiful, is scheduled for publication in 2016.


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