Faculty and Alumni News, and a Graduate Open House


In Faculty News, congratulations to Prof. Nancy Grossman of the DePaul Honors Program, who is celebrating the publication of her first book, a Young Adult novel entitled A World Away. All are invited to join the friends and colleagues of Prof. Grossman at a reading, signing, and reception to celebrate the publication of her novel, on Tuesday, October 23rd at 6 p.m. in the Barnes & Noble Loop store at the corner of State and Jackson. Copies of A World Away will be available for purchase.

MAWP students interested in YA fiction should take special note of this event and of Prof. Grossman’s Spring 2013 Writing Workshop in YA fiction.


In Alumni News, Gina Linko (M.A. in Writing ’01) has also written a new Young Adult novel, Flutter, which debuts from Random House later this month.  Gina would like to cordially invite everyone in the DePaul community to celebrate the book’s release at the White Oak Library in Romeoville, IL on Saturday, October 27th from 2- 4 p.m.  There will be books for purchase, free snacks, and a giveaway for a Nook. Flutter is also available for pre-order on Gina’s Amazon page. Congratulations, Gina!


And finally, an announcement for our prospective students. Are you not yet a part of the DePaul English Graduate Programs but are considering applying? If so, please join us for the DePaul University Fall Graduate Open House. Faculty and staff representatives from more than 75 graduate programs will be available to talk to you about specifics of each program and answer any questions that you may have. A representative from the office of financial aid will also present an overview of the graduate financial aid process.

Programs in all of DePaul’s colleges and schools will be represented. Arrive early to hear from a panel of graduate admission directors who will answer  frequently asked questions and give an insider’s perspective to the inquiry and application process at DePaul.

The Open House will be held on Thursday, Oct. 11th, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. in Room 120 of the Student Center on the Lincoln Park Campus. The event is free, but you are asked to register at admevents.depaul.edu/event.aspx?id=7755

For more information about the Graduate Open House please call 773-325-8312 or email us at gradevents@depaul.edu


2 comments on “Faculty and Alumni News, and a Graduate Open House

  1. virtualshane says:

    Whazz up, Maria! Shane

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