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We are happy to announce the following winners of departmental prizes:
UB Alum, Ken Ilgunas (BA,2007), will discuss his new book, Trespassing Across America, about his 4.5 month walk along the path of the Keystone XL pipeline on May 7th at 7:00 at Talking Leaves Books, 3158 Main Street.
An anonymous donor has given $25,000 to the Department of English to create an endowment supporting the annual Robert Creeley Lecture and Celebration of Poetry. The lecture series honors legendary poet and UB professor Robert Creeley, to promote interest in the history and future of poetry and poetics, and to celebrate poetry as it is lived and studied in Buffalo and in the world. By establishing an endowment, this gift helps to ensure that the lecture series will continue into the future. The Creeley Lecture and Celebration series was established by the UB Department of English Poetics Program.
David Schmid was recently interviewed by Reuters, Time Magazine, and the PBS Newshour about the recent resurgence of interest in true crime exemplified by the Netflix show 'Making of a Murderer.'

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