WCSA member and current Elections Chair Matti Ron has won the Literary London Society prize for best paper presented by a postgraduate researcher at their 2019 conference. Ron’s paper ‘Zadie Smith’s and James Kelman’s counter-narratives […]
Please take a look at recently published books related to the field of working-class studies. Full descriptions for each are available here.
Past-president Michelle M. Tokarczyk , author of Bronx Migrations and The House I’m Running From, has a new poem, “Philomela in the Rooms,” published in the feminist literary collective, Writers Resist. .
In summer 2018, immediate past-president, Terry Easton, was awarded a FUSE grant to conduct collaborative research and writing with an undergraduate student at their host institution, the University of North Georgia. They aim to publish […]
Simon Lee, this year’s Constance Coiner Dissertation Award recipient, is organizing a panel with Nick Bentley on “Representations of Class Intersectionality,” at the ACLA conference to be held at Georgetown University in March 2019. Click […]
David Joy, winner of the 2018 WCSA Tillie Olsen Award for Creative Writing, is on tour promoting his latest novel, The Line That Held Us. For more information on Joy’s work, you can listen to […]
Sherry Lee Linkon, Professor of English and American Studies at Georgetown University, has published a new book, The Half-Life of Deindustrialization Working-Class Writing about Economic Restructuring, by the University of Michigan Press.
At this year’s MLA conference, the ADE Executive Committee awarded Paul Lauter, Gwendolyn Miles Smith Professor of English, Emeritus at Trinity College (Connecticut), the Francis Andrew March Award, which honors exceptional service to the profession of English. The award is […]