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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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Dr. Edmond Y. Chang, Assistant Professor of English at Ohio University, published essays in two recent books. An essay on A Game Chooses, A Player Obeys: BioShock, Posthumanism, and the Limits of Queerness was published in Gaming Representation: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Video Games. Published by Indiana University Press […]

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English News – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Aug 15

Joe Blundo of the Columbus Dispatch reviews a new book on beep baseball by Ohio University alum and English faculty member Dr. David Wanczyk. Wanczyk authored the first book about blind baseball, Beep: Inside the Unseen World of Baseball for the Blind (Ohio University Press, 224 pages, due Oct. 15). […]

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English News – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Aug 08

“Ben Vizy, the salutatorian of Berkshire High Schools 2013 graduating class, recently graduated summa cum laude from Ohio University with a degree in English literature,” reports the Geauga County Maple Leaf. Ben Vizy, the salutatorian of Berkshire High Schools 2013 graduating class, recently graduated summa cum laude from Ohio University […]

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English News – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Aug 04

Ohio University alum and English faculty member Dr. David Wanczyk has authored the first book about blind baseball.Beep: Inside the Unseen World of Baseball for the Blind comes out in hardcover on Oct. 1. For me, the important thing was to tell the story of beep baseball without idealizing and […]

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

Dr. Mark Halliday, Professor of English, gives a public reading at Chadron State College on June 17, reports the college’s news sitein a story headlined “Renowned poet, Halliday, to speak June 17.” CHADRON Mark Halliday, a renowned American poet, professor and critic, will have a public reading during the […]

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

English graduate student Hugh Martin of Ohio University authored “Some Notes: an Iraq War Veteran Reads about the Iraq War” at Mixed Sign. In Night Draws Near, Anthony Shadid, the Lebanese-American journalist, documents his time from March 2003-June 2004 living with and among Iraqis. His accounts overlap, somewhat, with my […]

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

In a Cincinnati Magazine article headlined “The River Kings,” Joanne Drilling interviews Ohio University’s Dr. Robert DeMott about his 20-plus year friendship with author Jim Harrison. DeMott is Edwin and Ruth Kennedy Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English at Ohio University. “The two formed a brotherly bond forged by fishing, feasting, […]

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English News – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 25

by Kristin M. Distel Dinty Moore, Professor and Director of Creative Writing, has recently published a new book, The Story Cure: A Book Doctors Pain-Free Guide to Finishing Your Novel or Memoir. This book is designed for writers at the beginning of their novel or memoir, those somewhere in the […]

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English News – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 17

Ohio University graduate student Jacob Little, a doctoral candidate in English, penned an article in Brevity titled “Nonfiction as Autopsy: In Defense of Self-Interest.” I have several friends from various parts of the literary world who joke (with varying degrees of sincerity) about how nonfiction writers are narcissists or navel-gazers […]

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English News – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 17

Dinty W. Moore, Professor of English at Ohio University, penned an article in Signature about his new book, The Story Cure: A Book Doctor’s Pain-Free Guide to Finishing Your Novel or Memoir. Moore teaches creative nonfiction at Ohio University and is the author of Dear Mister Essay Writer Guy: Advice […]

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

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