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McCrary Publishes Essay, ‘Becoming Bodies,’ in The Rumpus

Micah McCrary

Micah McCrary, a doctoral candidate in creative writing, has recently published an essay in The Rumpus, an online journal that features original poetry, essays, reviews, comics, and interviews. McCrary’s essay, “Becoming Bodies,” chronicles the writer’s long romance with a woman he met in high school. Together, they explore the challenges […]

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February 8, 2018 at 8:29 amResearch

ffitch Publishes Essay on Standing Rock, Activism, and Parenting

Madeline ffitch

  English Ph.D. fiction candidate Madeline ffitch published a nonfiction essay in the latest issue of Granta. The essay, “When We Fight, We Have Our Children With Us,” has been exceptionally well-received and widely shared on social media and elsewhere. Excerpt: “… Friends ask me about being a parent who […]

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December 13, 2017 at 10:22 amResearch

Just the Right Amount of ‘Too-Muchness’: The Visceral Poetry of Diane Seuss, Dec. 7

Diane Seuss

The Ohio University Creative Writing Program hosts Visiting Poet Diane Seuss, for a reading on Thursday, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m., in Walter Hall Rotunda. By Abby Mohler, intern for the Office of Special Programs The poet Diane Seuss writes imaginatively, lyrically, and lushly about the transition from girlhood and […]

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December 1, 2017 at 10:30 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

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