UWM alum finds national literary success with novels

UWM alum finds national literary success with novels

René Steinke, who earned her doctorate in creative writing from UWM in 1993, is gaining increasing recognition for her literary work. She has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Fiction, and her second novel, “Holy Skirts,” was a finalist for a National Book Award.

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Book excerpt: ‘To kill my home’s delight’

Aeschylus was the first of the great tragic dramatists of ancient Greece. A recent translation of his “Agamemnon” by David Mulroy makes Aeschylus’ dramatic postscript to the Trojan War accessible to modern readers.