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Supporting the literary arts on campus and in the community

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Fostering the study and appreciation of literature and languages

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Study or take courses in creative writing, literature, literary translation, and more.

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Attend events featuring authors, writers, translators, scholars, and alumni in the literary arts.

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Jen Grotz and Stephen Schottenfeld

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Professors debut newest works

Spring 2023 saw the publication of two of our faculty's newest works. In April, Associate Professor Stephen Schottenfeld debuted his newest novel, "This Room is Made of Noise." In May, Professor Jennifer Grotz's newest book of poetry, "Still Falling," will hit bookstore shelves.

Both will read from their newly published works at the final Plutzik Reading Series event of the semester on Wednesday, April 12th at 5pm in Hawkins-Carlson (Rush Rhees Library).

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