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Achievements

Mike Miley ('02) has been invited to present an essay at the First Annual David Foster Wallace Conference May 23, 2014 at Illinois State University. His essay is based on his research as a Mellon Fellow at The Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin.

English Alum’s multi-media exhibit shown at the CAC

New Orleans singer/songwriter Kelcy Mae ('02) releases The Fire and Half-Light, a follow-up recording to her 2011's Pennies in Hand.

Mark Yakich travels to Orleans Parish Prison

Wendy King ('77) has been elected secretary of the New Orleans chapter of the Sierra Club.

Hannah Griggs ('12) was invited to present a paper at the Gulf Medieval and Renaissance Conference at L.S.U.

A short story set in New Orleans by faculty member Peyton Burgess will appear in Everywhere Stories: Short Fiction From a Small Planet this fall.

A paper by Cailyn Flynn on David Foster Wallace's This is Water, written for Professor Shelly Taylor's Critical Reading & Writing course, has been accepted for publication at Elephant Journal.

English Writing alumnus and former faculty member Martin Pousson ’94 was awarded a 2014 National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship. His former student, Catherine Lacey ‘07, has a burgeoning writing career of her own.

Catherine Lacey ('07) publishes her first novel, Nobody Is Ever Missing, with Farrar Straus, and Giroux, described as "A high-stakes, pitch-black comedy about the search for the dark heart of the self."

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