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Alumni News | Russell Publishes Essay, ‘The Only Black Man in Medina, North Dakota’

Phillip Russell

by Kristin Distel An essay by Creative Writing alum Phillip Russell (’18M) was published in Entropy. The essay, titled “The Only Black Man in Medina, North Dakota,” formed the basis of Russell’s Ohio University master’s degree thesis. Connect with Russell on LinkedIn. “The Only Black Man in Medina, North Dakota” […]

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January 20, 2019 at 6:13 pmAlumni Alumni in the News

Career Week | Three OHIO Writers to Meet with Students at Reception, Jan. 31

Hugh Martin

At College of Arts & Sciences Alumni-Student Networking Reception, students can meet with two current doctoral students and an alumna who have achieved widespread recognition as poets, essayists, and novelists. Hugh Martin, Justin Mundhenk, and E. M. Tran will meet with students and provide advice on publication opportunities, graduate school programs, […]

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January 1, 2019 at 4:30 pmEvents

Workshop and Publication Successes from Fiction Students

Hillary Foreman

Ohio University alum Madeline ffitch recently gave a reading at Reed College in Oregon, in addition to teaching a prose writing workshop at Stuart’s Opera House. She will also teach a course titled “Don’t Kill Your Darlings Yet: The Bold Art of Revision” at Hugo House in Seattle in spring […]

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December 29, 2018 at 9:45 pmAlumni Research

Alumni News | Romasco Moore’s New Book Praised in New York Times

Maria Romasco Moore

Ohio University alum Maria Romasco Moore’s new book, Ghostographs: An Album (Rose Metal Press), received enthusiastic accolades. New York Times book reviewer Amal El-Mohtar praises the book’s originality and hybridity, noting in particular the multimodal combination of text and images. “Each story takes up a single page opposite an image, and […]

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December 29, 2018 at 8:37 pmAlumni Alumni in the News

Creative Writers Noted in ‘Best American Essays 2018’ Anthology

Creative Writers Noted in ‘Best American Essays 2018’ Anthology

Houghton Mifflin’s Best American Essays 2018, the latest in an annual series of anthologies marking the finest nonfiction essays published over the previous year, lists three Ohio University faculty and one current Ph.D. candidate in the Notable Essays section. Fiction Ph.D. candidate Lizzie Tran is noted for her essay “Miss […]

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September 21, 2018 at 7:44 pmResearch

Alumni News | Messitt Hired as National Director of Report for America

Maggie Messitt

by Dinty W. Moore Dr. Maggie Messitt ’17, a graduate of the English Ph.D. program in Creative Writing, was named national director of Report for America, an initiative of the GroundTruth Project. Report for America is a newly launched national service program deploying outstanding emerging and established journalists into newsrooms around […]

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May 8, 2018 at 2:18 pmAlumni

Autographing of ‘Beep’ by David Wanczyk | April 4

Dr. David Wanczyk

Little Professor bookstore is hosting Ohio University alum and English instructor Dr. David Wanczyk, where he will sign copies of his book, Beep: Inside the Unseen World of Baseball for the Blind. The event takes place on Wednesday, April 4, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Readers and reviewers are praising […]

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April 1, 2018 at 11:15 pmEvents