Jaki Shelton Green, North Carolina’s Poet Laureate, will visit Wake Forest University on Thursday, September 29, to meet with students and give a public poetry reading. Part of the Edwin G. Wilson Speaker Series, this event is sponsored by Department of English, ZSR Library, the Finley Foundation, and Dr. Edwin… Continue Reading: NC Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green to visit Wake Forest on September 29
The Dillon Johnston Writers Reading Series will present renowned poet, essayist, theorist, and scholar Charles Bernstein on Tuesday, October 25, 2022, at 5 p.m. in the Porter Byrum Welcome Center. A book signing and reception will follow. This event is free and open to the public. No registration is required.… Continue Reading: Poet Charles Bernstein will read on Oct. 25 at 5 p.m.
Poet, essayist, and labor-environmental activist Rodrigo Toscano will give a reading at 5 p.m. on September 7, 2022, in Hanes Art Gallery. This event is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the William R. Kenan Jr. Professorship in the Humanities and the Department of English. The… Continue Reading: Rodrigo Toscano Reading on Sept. 7 in Hanes Art Gallery
The spring 2022 issue of Three to Four Ounces, Wake Forest University’s student literary magazine, is now available online. It was also released in a limited print run for the first time since the beginning of the Covid pandemic. The issue, titled “The UltraContemporary,” comprises written work and visual art… Continue Reading: Spring 2022 issue of Three to Four Ounces focuses on The UltraContemporary
Join us on Thursday, May 5 at 5:00 pm in Hanes Art Gallery for a poetry reading by Edgar Garcia which will include not only poems but also storytelling to situate those poems: the organizing theme will be crisis, emphasizing not just social, political, and epidemiological crisis but also the… Continue Reading: “Migrant Horizons: Poetry and Storytelling in Scenes of Crisis” with poet Edgar Garcia
After a two-year hiatus due to the Covid pandemic, the English department gathered in person this spring for our annual awards reception honoring our outstanding majors, minors, and graduate students. We met in a Davis Field tent to recognize our student leaders, Honors in English students, Sigma Tau Delta inductees,… Continue Reading: Announcing our 2021-22 student scholarships & awards