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Luis Urrea

April 18, 2017

Urrea wins American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature

Writer’s work to be featured in academy’s exhibition

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April 6, 2017

UIC’s Urrea wins American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature

Writer joins previous winners Ta-Nehisi Coates, Lin-Manuel Miranda

Michal Pawel Markowski

January 31, 2017

Polish literary scholar wins career achievement award

Michał Paweł Markowski recognized for outstanding contribution to scholarship

Michal Pawel Markowski

November 22, 2016

UIC Polish literary scholar wins career achievement award

Markowski to be honored at February ceremony

June 2, 2015

Hip hop, houses, baseball and Buckley: UIC at the Lit Fest

Four authors among speakers at 31st annual South Loop event June 6-7

Mark Canuel

April 28, 2015

Scholar connects political action, literature

Silver Circle winner Mark Canuel delves into British Romantic era

March 9, 2015

UIC poet wins prestigious Whiting Award

Roger Reeves recognized as one of nation’s emerging writers

Roger Reeves, assistant professor of English

February 24, 2015

‘Not only a brilliant poet, but also a powerful intellectual’

Researcher of the Year Roger Reeves: poems explore African American experience

Brenda Owens

October 21, 2014

Medical radiographer transitions from reader to writer

First novel portrays struggles of women with breast cancer

October 7, 2014

Lecturer’s novel a ‘spiritual detective tale’

Author Jay Shearer writes a “coming-of-middle-age-story”

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