Faculty Congratulations

Prof. Jim Fairhall 




2012 winner of Crab Orchard Review’s John Guyon Literary Nonfiction Prize for his memoir, “Núi Khê Revisited.”  The essay is about his recent trek through a forest in Vietnam in quest of a site of memory, Khê Mountain.  “Núi Khê Revisited” will be published in the 2012 winter/spring issue of Crab Orchard Review.  The Guyon Nonfiction Prize has been awarded annually since 1997.  This is the second time a faculty member in the department has garnered this prestigious award; Prof. Michele Morano won the Guyon prize in 2006.

Prof. Paula McQuade 



The Society for the Study of Early Modern Women has selected Paula McQuade’s article, “A Knowing People: Early Modern Motherhood, Female Authorship, and Working-Class Community in Dorothy Burch’s A Catechism of the Several Heads of the Christian Religion,” Prose Studies 32.3 (December 2010): 167-86, as the winner of the 2011 SSEMW Essay and Article Award.  This award is given each year to the best essay published on early modern women writers.  Paula will travel to the Sixteenth Century Studies Conference in October to receive the award.

Prof. Amina Gautier




Recently launched her award-winning (Flannery O’Connor) short story collection, At-Risk. There will be a reading at DePaul on October 10 at 6:00pm.