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Moore Publishes Creative Writing Handbook, ‘The Story Cure’

Moore Publishes Creative Writing Handbook, ‘The Story Cure’

by Kristin M. Distel Dinty Moore, Professor and Director of Creative Writing, has recently published a new book, The Story Cure: A Book Doctor’s 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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May 17, 2017 at 10:47 amResearch

English Grad Student Headed to Iceland for Dissertation Research

Sarah Minor, doctoral student in creative writing

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.” Minor’s research will examine “Beinakerling,” which, she explains, refers to “‘bone crone’ […]

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April 29, 2017 at 9:01 pmResearch

LeMay Publishes Innovative Collection of Digital Essays

Dr. Eric LeMay

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

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April 20, 2017 at 10:42 amResearch

Wisland Publishes Essay on AIDS Crisis, Father’s Life

Wisland Publishes Essay on AIDS Crisis, Father’s Life

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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April 18, 2017 at 3:36 pmResearch

Pretorius Wins Literary Prize and OHIO Fellowship

Michelle Pretorius has won a prestigious literary award and OHIO fellowship.

by Kristin M. Distel Michelle Pretorius, doctoral student in fiction, has won a Friends of American Writers literary prize for her debut novel, ‘The Monster’s 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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April 5, 2017 at 10:48 amNews

Lit Fest | The Prolific, Persistent Work of Colm Toibin

Lit Fest | The Prolific, Persistent Work of Colm Toibin

The 2017 Spring Literary Festival welcomes author Colm Tóibín for a lecture on Wednesday, April 5, at 7:30 p.m., in Walter Hall Rotunda, and for a reading on Friday, April 7, at 8:30 p.m., in Baker Theatre. By Justin Mundhenk Graduate student pursuing a Ph.D. in Creative Writing: Fiction Writers get written into corners by genre, […]

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April 2, 2017 at 3:24 pmNews

Lit Fest | Spring 2017 Literary Festival is April 5-7

Lit Fest | Spring 2017 Literary Festival is April 5-7

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 Tóibín. 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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April 1, 2017 at 11:00 pmEvents