Resources for Alumni

Support for our students extends far beyond their time in the Department of English & Literary Arts. When you graduate, you'll join a global community of alumni who share your passions and enthusiasm for the literary arts. The connections you foster here extend into many professional and creative industries, creating a supportive network of scholars that will help you find internships, career opportunities and exciting creative projects.

community icon

Alumni Events

Join us for any of our alumni-focused events to connect with other alumni, current students and other members of the DU community. We are proud to bring together alumni from a wide array of careers through our events and open doors to help you expand your professional networks.

Attend an Event
phone icon

Career Resources

The University offers many services to our alumni, including professional events, one-on-one coaching sessions, resume reviews and local and national job referrals. Reach out to our offices for more information on how to take advantage of all our alumni resources.

Browse Alumni Career Resources
building icon

Alumni Office

Our office offers alumni many resources and a wealth of professional connections from peers around the world. From local meetups and major alumni events to an array of professional services and a special alumni travel program, we are here to ensure you continue to benefit from your time at DU.

Learn More
author helen thorpe reading book at DU alumni event

Recent Alumni Publications

The Department of English & Literary Arts is excited to share our alumni's creative and critical work. See how our alumni are making names for themselves across the literary field.

  • Fiction and Prose
    • Awad, Mona. "13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl." Penguin Books, 2016.
    • Awad, Mona. "Bye Judy and Good Luck." Walrus, Summer 2016.
    • James, Vincent. "Swerve." Astrophil Press, 2020.
  • Poetry
    • Mountain, Alicia. "High Ground Coward." University of Iowa Press, 2018. (Winner of 2017 Iowa Poetry Prize)
    • Nguyen, Diana Khoi. "Ghost Of." Omnidawn, 2018. (Finalist for The 2018 National Book Award in Poetry)
    • Wymer, Justin. "Deed." Elixir Press, 2019. (Winner of the 2018 Antivenom Poetry Award).

Featured Stories