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A degree from the Department of English is exceptional not just in terms of the excellence of our work but in the unique experiences fostered by the exploration of literature, rhetoric and writing. Students and faculty are committed to a variety of intellectual and creative pursuits, working together and independently to challenge and exceed expectations.
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Just about anything you want. See how our graduates are thriving beyond TCU.

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SANDRA BROWN EXCELLENCE IN LITERARY FICTION SCHOLARSHIP

Established by Sandra and Michael Brown in 2008, this scholarship provides full tuition to a TCU student who demonstrates both academic excellence and significant potential as a fiction writer.

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News

Summer Reading Recommendations from the English Department
What is the English Department Reading? Need some summer break reading suggestions? Check out these ideas from TCU English faculty members Daniel Gil...
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Jason Helms, Rhizcomics: Rhetoric, Technology, and New Media Composition
We’re excited to announce the publication of a new book from the University of Michigan Press and the Digital Rhetoric Collaborative — Rhi...
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English Student Spotlight – Carley Charbonneau
The Spring 2017 Student Spotlight details sophomore Carley Charbonneau. Starting in the Fall of 2017, Carley will be the English Department Outreach F...
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2017 Creative Writing Award Winners
The Creative Writing Awards Publication is now available.   Many thanks to our students, alumni, sponsors, judges and the Creative Writing Commit...
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Bailey Betik, Jared Lax and Allana Wooley
2015 Fulbright Scholars
Bailey Betik, Jared Lax and Allana Wooley   Bailey Betik Bailey Betik will graduate in May 2015 as a laureate of the John V. Roach Honors Colleg...
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