College of Arts and Sciences

Department of English and Journalism


Dr. Mark Mossman, Dr. Mohammad Siddiqi, Dean Sue Martinelli-Fernandez. Presentation at College of Arts & Sciences retirement party.


Lois C. Bruner Creative Nonfiction Awards

1st Place - Kirsten Dillender
2nd Place - Sandra Sepaniak
3rd Place - Alyson Eagan

Cordell Larner Award in Fiction

1st Place - Emilee Cox-Deboer
2nd Place - Kimberly Ackers
3rd Place - Katelin Deushane

Cordell Larner Award in Poetry

1st Place - Kimberly Ackers
2nd Place - Matthew Medley
3rd Place - Jon Naskrent

Unity was awarded "Outstanding Large Student Organization" at the WIU Leadership Award reception. Paris Hamm, President of Unity, was awarded a Gordon A. Taylor Student Leadership Award. The department is so proud of this amazing group of students!

Fall 2015 Course Descriptions Now Available!

Detailed descriptions for E & J Courses are ready: Fall 2015 Course Descriptions (Word)

Use STARS for complete list of courses.

The Mirror and The Lamp

A publication of the Phi Delta Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta at Western Illinois University

Adventures in Creative Nonfiction: The Stranger than Fiction Reading Series
Alumna Spotlight: Kristi Relaz
2014-15 Awards & Announcements