New Book by Matteo Pangallo

July 19, 2017

New faculty member Matteo Pangallo (Assistant Professor of Shakespeare and Early Modern English Literature) has just published his first monograph, Playwriting Playgoers in Shakespeare's Theater (U of Pennsylvania Press).

Alum Anna Journey Featured in VCU News

May 19, 2017

An interview with alumna Anna Journey (MFA/Poetry '07) is featured in the May 17 issue of VCU News. Journey attracted international news when she discovered an unpublished poem, "Ennui," by Sylvia Plath. 

May Graduates Publish with a Mission

May 12, 2017

May 2017 graduates Taneasha White and Brandon Clarkson recently created online publishing platforms to highlight their own writing and that of others.

VCU Peru

May 4, 2017

For 20 years, VCU students have benefited from the transformative experience of studying abroad...

Coogan to Speak on Memoirs of Mass Incarceration

April 27, 2017

Associate Professor David Coogan, author of Writing Our Way Out: Memoirs from Jail and founder and co-director of Open Minds, a program that enables college students to take courses in the arts and humanities with men and women incarcerated at the Richmond City Justice Center, will speak...

David Coogan’s “Strip Poker: A Writing Workshop at the City Jail”

April 15, 2009

David Coogan’s Prison Writing Workshop proposal was accepted as one of VCU’s 10 Exemplary Projects, and submitted for national competition for inclusion on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

VCU Grads PhD-bound!

April 11, 2017

Four graduates of the MA Program have been accepted into PhD programs...

Kathleen Graber Recipient of Arts and Letters Award in Literature

April 10, 2017

Associate Professor and poet Kathleen Graber has been chosen to receive an Arts and Letters Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Only eight awards are given annually to honor writers of exceptional accomplishments.

Upcoming Deadlines

Classes Begin
AUGUST 23, 2018

Add/Drop Deadline
AUGUST 29, 2018

Graduation Application Deadline
SEPTEMBER 7, 2018

Fall Break
OCTOBER 18-21, 2018

Course Withdrawal Deadline
NOVEMBER 2, 2018

Last Day of Classes
DECEMBER 8, 2018

 

Blackbird

Blackbird journal logo: a stylized blackbird perched on the K of the word Blackbird overlaying the image of a photorealistic moon with a dark blue sky behind. The bird has a red berry in its beak the dot from the letter I in Blackbird.

An online journal of literature & the arts.

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British Virginia

British Virginia logo: simply the words

British Virginia is a VCU-hosted series of scholarly editions of documents touching on the colony. These texts range from the 16th and 17th-century literature of English exploration to the 19th-century writing of loyalists and other Virginians who continued to identify with Great Britain. Editions appear principally in digital form, freely downloadable. 

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