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Moore Talks about Science and Religion with D.C. Media

Moore Talks about Science and Religion with D.C. Media

Dinty W. Moore, Professor of English and Director of Creative Writing at Ohio University, was a featured speaker this past weekend at an event titled “Science & Religion—Exploring the Harmonies: A Media Perspective with Writers and Editors from The Atlantic, The Washington Post, The Weekly Standard.”  The event, held at the headquarters of the […]

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October 17, 2017 at 7:25 amFaculty in the News In the News News

Brevity Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Brevity Celebrates 20th Anniversary

by Kristin Distel Brevity: A Journal of Concise Literary Nonfiction is celebrating its 20th anniversary. The journal, founded by editor and OHIO Professor and Director of Creative Writing Dinty W. Moore, publishes flash essays by established and new writers. Brevity‘s success and longevity have been especially remarkable given that many […]

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October 10, 2017 at 9:50 amNews

Minor Publishes Essay on Quilting and Writing

Sarah Minor, doctoral student in creative writing

by Kristin Distel Sarah Minor, doctoral candidate in creative writing, has published a well-received essay with Literary Hub. Her essay, “What Quilting and Embroidery Can Teach Us about Narrative Form,” examines the connections between stitched texts and braided essays. “A beautifully described personal scene, like a stitched text, can reveal […]

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September 24, 2017 at 7:55 pmResearch

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