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New! B.A. English: Professional and Creative Writing Major

Major and Minor Programs in English

Why Study English At Central?

Careers and the Value of an English Major


Lion Rock Visiting Writers Series

Photo of Adrianne Kalfopoulou      

  Thomas Sayers Ellis
  Tuesday, April 21, 2015
  7:30 p.m.
  SURC Theatre

Poet and photographer Thomas Sayers Ellis is the author of The Maverick Room and Skin, Inc. (Graywolf Press). His poems have appeared in Best American Poetry (1999, 2001 and 2010), The Nation, Paris Review, Poetry and Tin House and "Vernacular Owl," his elegy for Amiri Baraka, was award the Levinson Prize for Poetry by Poetry Magazine in 2014. His photo-essays and photographs have appeared widely in magazines and on book covers, and in 2011 he had his first solo exhibition "(Un)Lock It: the Percussive People in the GoGo Pocket" in Washington, D.C.. He is currently a Visiting Professor in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Montana.


The 2014 Manastash Student Literary Magazine is now available in the English Department office, L & L 423. 

Free to all students.