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Minor Publishes Innovative Essay on Disposability, Mississippi River

Sarah Minor, doctoral candidate in creative writing

by Kristin Distel Sarah Minor, Ph.D. candidate in English (nonfiction), recently published an essay, “Foul Chutes,” in Ninth Letter literary magazine. Minor refers to the essay as a “blown up” version of a previously published piece—an essay that examined the history of the laundry chute—which she felt needed revision and […]

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October 25, 2018 at 9:52 amStudents in the News

Martin’s Second Book, ‘In Country,’ Forthcoming in November

Hugh Martin

by Kristin Distel Doctoral student Hugh Martin’s second book, a collection of poems titled In Country, is being published by BOA Editions. The book draws heavily on Martin’s own experiences as an Iraq War veteran; he served six years in the Army National Guard as an M1A1 Tanker. In Country […]

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October 24, 2018 at 3:02 pmResearch

ffitch Publishes Debut Novel, ‘Stay and Fight’

ffitch Publishes Debut Novel, ‘Stay and Fight’

Dr. Madeline ffitch’s debut novel, Stay and Fight, was accepted by national publisher Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. The novel also serves as ffitch’s English doctoral dissertation, which she successfully defended on Oct. 5. It will appear in print in Spring 2019. “Set in a region known for its independent spirit, […]

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October 19, 2018 at 2:41 amNews

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

Moore Named DePauw’s Distinguished Visiting Professor of Creative Writing

Dinty W. Moore

English Professor Dinty W. Moore has been named DePauw University’s Mary Rogers Field and Marion Field-McKenna Distinguished Visiting Professor of Creative Writing and will spend the Spring 2019 Semester teaching and promoting nonfiction writing at the Indiana college. Endowed by J. David Field, professor emeritus of English at DePauw, the […]

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September 26, 2018 at 8:47 pmResearch

Adams Included in Best New Poets 2018 Anthology

Christine Adams

Nonfiction Ph.D. student Christine Adams’s poem “Ars Biologica“ has been chosen for inclusion in the Best New Poets 2018 anthology. Best New Poets is an annual anthology of fifty poems from emerging writers, currently distributed nationally as a University of Virginia Press title and produced in cooperation with Meridian, a semiannual literary magazine from the […]

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September 23, 2018 at 9:22 amResearch

Pretorius Presents at International Crime Fiction Conference

Michelle Pretorius

English fiction Ph.D. candidate Michelle Pretorius presented her paper, “Postcolonial Crime Fiction: Dealing with Trauma in the Postcolonial State,” at a conference in the United Kingdom. Pretorius’s talk situated “Postcolonial crime fiction … as the new political novel.” The conference, titled “Captivating Criminality,” was sponsored by the International Crime Fiction […]

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September 22, 2018 at 11:55 amResearch