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Undergraduate Victoria Wlosok to Publish Novel

October 3, 2022

Sophomore Victoria Wlosok will be publishing her debut novel in 2023. “How to Find a Missing Girl,” is a sapphic YA thriller that follows amateur teenage detective Iris Blackthorn as she investigates the disappearance of her cheerleader ex-girlfriend—who also happens to be the creator of a notorious local true-crime podcast about Iris’s missing older sister.

Thomas Wolfe Lecture Fall 2022

September 27, 2022

The English and Comparative Literature Department congratulates this year’s winner of the 2022 Thomas Wolfe Prize, Percival Everett. This prize is awarded to contemporary writers with distinguished bodies of work in the honor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s own Thomas Wolfe.

Meet the 2022-23 DOECL PhD Cohort

August 30, 2022

This fall, the Department of English and Comparative Literature welcomes fifteen new PhD candidates! The department is very excited to introduce this special cohort, and their wide-ranging research interests.