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Writers in Residence

Each year, the English Department invites three esteemed writers to visit graduate and undergraduate classes, meet one-on-one with select students, and offer evening readings.

2015-16 Writers in Residence

  • William Olsen. Oct. 8th at 7:30 in Walter Hall Rotunda
  • Crystal Wilkinson. Nov. 5th at 7:30 in Walter Hall Rotunda
  • Steven Church. Feb 18th, 2016, at 7:30 in Walter Hall Rotunda

2014-15 Writers in Residence

  • Charles D'Ambrosio
  • David Rivard
  • Elena Passarello

Recent Writers in Residence News

  The 2017 Spring Literary Festivalwelcomes author Mary Cappellofor a lecturein Walter Hall on Thursday, April 6, at 11 a.m., and a readingFriday, April 7, at 7:30 p.m. in Alden Library. ByHugh Martin Graduate student pursuing a Ph.D.in Creative Writing:Nonfiction In one of her excellent essays, Mary Cappello goes with […]

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The 2017 Spring Literary Festivalwelcomes author Gerald Earlyfor a reading in Walter Hall on Thursday, April 6, at 7:30 p.m., and a noon lecture Friday, April 7,in Alden Library. By Tom Tiberio Graduate student pursuing a master’sin Creative Writing:Nonfiction Gerald Early would prefer that you not call him an expert […]

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english events – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Mar 24

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 events – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Mar 20

  Dr. Samuel Crowl, Trustee Professor of English, will be the featured speaker at The Shakespeare Guilds April 26 meeting. The event is part of The Shakespeare Guilds 2016-2017 series of engagements, each of which features Guild director John Andrews interviewing a Shakespearean scholar, actor, director, or filmmaker. The Shakespeare […]

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english events – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Mar 10

Rachel B. Glaser is the author of the books Paulina & Fran (a novel), Pee on Water (short stories), and MOODS (poetry). Glaser, who won the McSweeney’s Amanda Davis Fiction Award in 2013, has been anthologized in 30 Under 30 and New American Stories. Also a visual artist, shestudied painting […]

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english events – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 15

In a interdepartmental effort to generate conversation among graduate instructors about best practices in teaching, tips, and classroom activities, graduate students from the College of Arts and Sciences will host the Second Annual Graduate Student Pedagogy Conference, “Perfecting Pedagogical Practices,” on Friday, Feb. 24, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. […]

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english events – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 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 events – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 02

The Dogwood Bloom Reading Series presents English Creative Writing graduate students Christine Adams and Lindsey Fischer, Feb. 3 at 7 p.m. in the Galbreath Chapel.

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english events – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 02

English students are invited to the Futures in English Symposium on Friday, Feb. 3. Students can choose a panel time. Pizza is served in between. English Department Alumni Jobs Panel Session #1 11:50 a.m. to 12:35 p.m., Faculty Commons in Alden Library 12:35 to 1:10 p.m. — Avalanche Pizza served […]

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english events – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 02

NEW LOCATION/TIME: Ohio University’s Creative Writing program hosts Visiting Fiction Writer Rachel B. Glaser On Thursday, Feb. 16, for a 8:00 p.m. reading at Athens Public Library (30 Home Street). A reception follows the event, which is free and open to the public. Glaser has published several books, including her […]

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