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Martin’s Poem, ‘Iraq Good,’ Wins Pushcart Prize

Martin’s Poem, ‘Iraq Good,’ Wins Pushcart Prize

by Kristin Distel Hugh Martin’s poem, “Iraq Good,” has been published in The Cincinnati Review and selected as a winner of the prestigious Pushcart Prize. Martin, a doctoral student in Creative Writing, is studying nonfiction at OHIO. The poem reflects on Martin’s own experience as a soldier in the Iraq […]

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May 10, 2018 at 8:29 amIn the News Students in the News

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, has been 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 […]

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May 8, 2018 at 2:18 pmAlumni

Lit Fest | Antic Sincerity: The Poems of Alan Shapiro, April 11, 12

Alan Shapiro

The 2018 Spring Literary Festival welcomes author Alan Shapiro for a reading on Wednesday, April 11, at 8:30 p.m., and for a lecture on Thursday, April 12, at noon. Both events will be held in Walter Hall Rotunda. By Derek J. G. Williams Graduate student pursuing a Ph.D. in Creative Writing: Poetry “I can’t embrace the […]

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April 1, 2018 at 9:15 pmEvents

Lit Fest | Spring Literary Festival 2018, April 11-13

Lit Fest | Spring Literary Festival 2018, April 11-13

The Ohio University Creative Writing program presents five visiting writers for the 33rd annual Spring Literary Festival, April 11, 12, and 13. This year’s program will feature fiction writer Mary Gaitskill, nonfiction writers Geoff Dyer and Aisha Sabatini Sloan, and poets Alan Shapiro and Rosanna Warren. All readings and lectures […]

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April 1, 2018 at 9:00 pmEvents

Lit Fest | Tightrope Walking Over the Abyss: The Vivid Poetry of Rosanna Warren, April 12, 13

Rosanna Warren

The 2018 Spring Literary Festival welcomes author Rosanna Warren for a lecture on Thursday, April 12, at 11:00 a.m., in Walter Hall Rotunda, and for a reading on Friday, April 13, at 8:30 p.m., in Baker Theater. By Emily Kramer Graduate student pursuing an M.A. in Creative Writing: Poetry Rosanna Warren was born on the kitchen […]

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April 1, 2018 at 9:00 pmEvents

Lit Fest | ‘Space to Misbehave’: The Work of Mary Gaitskill, April 12, 13

Mary Gaitskill

The 2018 Spring Literary Festival welcomes author Mary Gaitskill for a reading on Thursday, April 12, at 8:30 p.m. in Walter Hall Rotunda, and for a lecture on Friday, April 13, at 11:00 a.m. in Alden library. By Melanie Ritzenthaler Graduate student pursuing a Ph.D. in Creative Writing: Fiction Formidable is a word that has […]

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April 1, 2018 at 9:00 pmEvents

Lit Fest | ‘No Way in but Through’: The Essays of Aisha Sabatini Sloan, April 12, 13

Aisha Sabatini Sloan. Photo credit: Hannah Ensor.

The 2018 Spring Literary Festival welcomes author Aisha Sabatini Sloan for a reading on Thursday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m. in Walter Hall Rotunda, and for a lecture on Friday, April 13, at noon in Alden Library (4th floor). By Sarah Minor Assistant Professor of Nonfiction, Cleveland Institute of Art Graduate student pursuing a Ph.D. in Creative […]

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April 1, 2018 at 9:00 pmEvents