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LeMay Wins 2019 CutBank Chapbook Prize for ‘Remember Me’

Dr. Eric LeMay

Dr. Eric LeMay, Associate Professor of English, wins the 2019 CutBank Chapbook contest for “Remember Me: An Essay.” LeMay’s long essay will be published as a chapbook by CutBank, the literary journal of the University of Montana, in 2020. The CutBank Chapbook Contest honors three works of “startling, evocative, and […]

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September 17, 2019 at 9:57 amResearch

Martin Receives Prestigious NEA Grant

Hugh Martin

Hugh Martin, a Ph.D. student in Creative Nonfiction, was awarded a 2019 National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship in Poetry. “I plan to use the time and resources to continue work on a longer manuscript focused on my leave from Iraq in 2004; I also plan to work on […]

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February 26, 2019 at 7:57 amNews Research

Adams Wins ‘Prairie Schooner’ Nonfiction Contest

Christine Adams

Graduate student Christine Adams’s essay “Terms of Venery” was selected by judge Carmen Maria Machado as the winner of the Prairie Schooner Creative Nonfiction Contest. Adams is a doctoral student studying nonfiction in Ohio University’s English Department. She will receive a prize of $500, and her essay will appear in […]

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October 14, 2018 at 11:01 amIn the News Students in the News

Minor Encourages Readers to ‘Reshuffle’ Her Essay, ‘Handling the Beast’

Sarah Minor, doctoral candidate in creative writing

Sarah Minor, Ph.D. candidate in English (nonfiction), has republished her essay, “Handling the Beast,” with Proximity magazine. The essay was originally published by Conjunctions as a traditional text-only piece. Download, print, shuffle, and re-read her essay. In Proximity, however, “Handling the Beast” takes on a new, tactile element: the essay […]

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September 13, 2018 at 5:44 pmResearch

Visiting Nonfiction Writer | Robert Long Foreman, Feb. 21

Robert Long Foreman

The English Department’s 2018 visiting nonfiction visitor, Robert Long Foreman, gives a reading on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at 7:30 Walter Hall Rotunda. Foreman’s work has been appearing in literary magazines since 2006. His essays and short stories have won a Pushcart Prize and contests at The Journal, Willow Springs, […]

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February 1, 2018 at 7:00 pmEvents

Brevity Magazine Now Translated into Chinese

Dinty W. Moore

  Brevity magazine is now available to Chinese readers thanks to a translation project undertaken by Tong Tong, a graduate student at Boston College, and Yumeng Yao, an M.A. student at University College London. The literary translation team is posting essays from Brevity‘s 20th Anniversary issue two-at-a-time, using the Chinese social media […]

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November 27, 2017 at 12:03 pmNews

English Grad Student Headed to Iceland for Dissertation Research

Sarah Minor, doctoral candidate 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