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    Professor Ed Snow
    Professor Snow has translated eight volumes of Rilke’s poetry, which have won the Academy of American Poets Award (twice) and the PEN Award for Translation. He teaches courses in Renaissance and 17th-century literature, theory, literature and art, and film.
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  • Brittany Henry wins WLA essay prize

    Brittany Henry wins WLA essay prize
    English graduate student Brittany Henry is the recipient of the inaugural Grover Award from the Western Literature Association in recognition of the distinctive scholarly contribution reflected in her essay, "The Jeremiad and the West in Survivors: A Novel of the Coming Collapse."
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    Online Application    • How to Apply

    The application deadline for admission in Fall 2015 is December 8th. We will begin accepting applications on September 1st. Contact our Graduate Coordinator Kristina McDonald at englgrad@rice.edu if you have questions about the application process.