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Graduate student Jen Pullen talks with fellow students at a reception for visiting writers.

Graduate student Jen Pullen talks with fellow students at a reception for visiting writers.

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by Kristin M. Distel Eric LeMay is the future of the essay, but fortunatelyhe’s here now, says author Ned Stuckey-French in advanced praise of LeMays newly published collection, Essays on the Essay and Other Essays. LeMay is Associate Professor of creative writing in OHIOs English Department. He’s also an Ohio […]

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English News – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 20

by Kristin M. Distel This is the story of one of the longest-surviving HIV-positive men in the United States, a story irrevocably intertwined with my own, says Kirk Wisland, doctoral candidate in creative writing. Wisland has published an essay in the latest issue of Proximity Magazine. The essay, Inheritance, chronicles […]

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English News – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 18

by Kristin M. Distel Michelle Pretorius, doctoral student in fiction, has won a Friends of American Writers literary prize for her debut novel, The Monsters Daughter.” ‘It Was Hard to Believe This Is a First Book’ Our reading committee was blown away by the book, says Tammie Bob, literature awards […]

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English News – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 05

The 2017 Spring Literary Festivalwelcomes author Colm Tibn for a lectureon Wednesday, April 5, at 7:30 p.m.,in Walter Hall Rotunda, and for a readingonFriday, April 7, at 8:30 p.m., in Baker Theatre. ByJustin Mundhenk Graduate student pursuing a Ph.D. in Creative Writing: Fiction Writers get written into corners by genre, […]

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English News – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 02

The 2017 Spring Literary Festival, held April 5, 6, 7, will feature authors Sarah Shun-Lien Bynum, Mary Cappello, Gerald Early, Tom Sleigh, and Colm Tibn. The festival is sponsored by the Creative Writing program in the English Department at Ohio University, in conjunction with Alden Library. All readings and lectures […]

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English News – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 02

The 2017 Spring Literary Festivalwelcomes authorTom Sleighfor a reading in Walter Hall on Thursday, April 6, at 8:30 p.m., and a lectureFriday, April 7, at 11 a.m. in Alden Library. By Angie Mazakis Graduate student pursuing a Ph.D.in Creative Writing:Poetry As a child, Tom Sleigh used to fall asleep next […]

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English News – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Mar 31

Robert DeMott’s Angling Days: A Fly Fishers Journal is one of the books honored at this year’s Ohioana Library Day on April 8. He also is serving on a panel on the “Great Outdoors.” DeMott is Edwin and Ruth Kennedy Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English at Ohio University. Spanning more […]

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English News – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Mar 31

Dr. Jill Rosser, Professor of English, is teaching ENG 4600: Topics in English Studies in the upcoming Fall 2017 semester. ENG 4600: Topics in English Studies is open to all seniors, including non-English majors, who are interested in literature in which the legal profession plays an essential role. The course […]

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English News – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Mar 21

The 2017 Spring Literary Festivalwelcomes author Sarah Shun-lien Bynumfor a readingon Wednesday, April 5, at 8:30 p.m., and a noon lecture onApril 6both in Walter Hall Rotunda. By E.M. Tran Graduate student pursuing a Ph.D. in Creative Writing: Fiction Sarah Shun-lien Bynums writing immerses us in a characters mind and […]

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English News – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Mar 20

by Kristin M. Distel Sarah Minor, doctoral student in creative writing, contributed a quilt square to a project called Unstitched States, a digital collection of artwork and squares that, as Minor explains, Each have their own message. The quilt features the work of writers and artists from all over the […]

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English News – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Mar 11

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