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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. 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

by Kristin M. Distel Sarah Minor, doctoral student of creative writing, will spend 10 weeks this summer in Iceland, where she will write a visual essay about the historic and modern relationship between literature and landscape in Iceland. Minors research will examine Beinakerling, which, she explains, refers to bone crone […]

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English News – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 30

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

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