Post Tagged with: "Creative Writing"

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

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

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

Lit Fest | The Many Voices of Poet Tom Sleigh

Tom Sleigh

The 2017 Spring Literary Festival welcomes author Tom Sleigh for a reading in Walter Hall on Thursday, April 6, at 8:30 p.m., and a lecture Friday, 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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March 31, 2017 at 12:35 pmNews

Lit Fest | The Brilliantly Off-Kilter Prose of Mary Cappello

Mary Cappello

  The 2017 Spring Literary Festival welcomes author Mary Cappello for a lecture in Walter Hall on Thursday, April 6, at 11 a.m., and a reading Friday, April 7, at 7:30 p.m. in Baker Theatre. By Hugh 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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March 27, 2017 at 1:16 pmNews

Lit Fest | Gerald Early and Artifacts of the American Imagination

Lit Fest | Gerald Early and Artifacts of the American Imagination

The 2017 Spring Literary Festival welcomes author Gerald Early for 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’s in Creative Writing: Nonfiction Gerald Early would prefer that you not call him an expert […]

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March 24, 2017 at 3:24 pmNews