The Annual English Awards Ceremony and Reception was held on Thursday, April 24, at the Writers House. Among those honored were the winners of this year’s Aherne Poetry Prize and new inductees into Sigma Tau Delta, the national English Honor Society. Guest speakers included Jennifer Hanselman, class of 2013, and poet Colleen Michaels of the Monserrat College of Art.
John Patrick Shanley (Outside Mulligar, Doubt, Moonstruck) will visit Merrimack College on February 19th as part of the events surrounding the Visual and Performing Arts Department production of DOUBT: A Parable.
When Irish-American short story writer and novelist Mary Lavin was interviewed by English Professor Catherine A. Murphy’s students in 1967, little could they have known how important their exchange would become to scholars of Lavin’s work.