News of Members

News About Members:

Renate Eigenbrod, Department of Native Studies at the University of Manitoba, received a 5 year SSHRC Insight Grant on emergent Indigenous writers.  The project title is  “e-kiskakweyahk/we wear it”: postmemory and new memories in literature by Aboriginal authors of the Eighth Generation.

In April, Frontenac House Press is releasing a new collection of poems Mount Royal University English Department member Micheline Maylor.  “Micheline Maylor writes poems with dash and élan, attack poems, full of desire, heart, dangerous men and revenge,” writes Douglas Glover.  “These lines make you ache with envy.”  Check it out here:  http://frontenachouse.com/book/whirr-click/

Algoma University’s Michael John DiSanto has been named co-winner of the Adam Gillion Book Award in Conrad Studies.  The award – made once every 4 years —  acknowledges the achievement of DiSanto’s book Under Conrad’s Eyes: The Novel as Criticism (McGill-Queen’s UP, 2009), which analyzes Conrad’s works as conversations with literary predecessors like Dickens, Carlyle, and Nietzche.  Read the press release here:  http://www.algomau.ca/newsevents/news/name,3253,en.html#.UUIxIdaG2uI

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