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Martin Kevorkian, Chair CAL 226, Mailcode B5000, Austin, TX 78712 • Admin: 512-471-4991 & Advising: 512-471-5736

Current Student Achievements


Two Department of English students named Dean's Distinguished Graduates

Patrick Naeve and Sarah Lusher

Rising Senior Kelsey McKinney puts her literary knowlege to work

Kelsey McKinney next to cover of Mrs. Dalloway

As Kelsey McKinney sees it, "Mrs. Dalloway is not a book you ever finish feeling."

Keene Prize for Literature winner and finalists

Karan Mahajan, Jenn Shapland, Katherine Noble, and Corey Miller

English Honors student Katherine Noble is the first undergraduate to win the Keene Prize for Literature

English students Maggie Gunn and Travis Alexander named Dean's Distinguished Graduates

Maggie Gunn and Travis Alexander

Maggie Gunn and Travis Alexander, 2013 Dean's Distinguished Graduates

English student Zachary Dryer writes about his experiences in Iraq for the Austin American Statesman

Zachary Dryer

Read Dryer's painfully self-reflective article, "Veteran describes demons he brought home"


English graduate students curate HRC exhibit honoring Jane Austen


Graduate students Nicholas Myklebust and Meghan Andrews win Michael H. Granof Awards

Nicholas Myklebust, Meghan Andrews, and their committees at the Michael H. Granof Awards

The Department of English congratulates graduate students Nicholas Myklebust and Meghan Andrews on their awards

Graduate student Meghan Andrews wins Mellon/ACLS Fellowship

Meghan Andrews

The Mellon/ACLS Fellowship supports a year of research and writing for advanced doctoral candidates in the humanities

Graduate student Anushka Jasraj selected for J.M.Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice (JMCCCP) Internship

Kurt Heinzelman and Anushka Jasraj

A four week, expenses-paid internship in Adelaide, Australia

Graduate student Louisa Hall's debut novel, The Carriage House, selected for Oprah's Book Club

Louisa Hall next to the cover of 'Carriage House'

Selected by Oprah's book club as one of the "top reads" in March
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