Post Tagged with: "Creative Writing"

McCrary’s Debut Memoir to Be Published by University of Nebraska Press

Micah McCrary

English doctoral candidate Micah McCrary’s debut memoir, Island in the City, has been accepted for publication by University of Nebraska Press. McCrary’s primary area of study is rhetoric and composition, though he has a secondary specialization in creative writing (nonfiction). His memoir grows out of his work as a Master […]

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April 18, 2018 at 5:27 pmResearch

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

New Ohio Review Debuts Issue 23, Runs Contest for Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction

Issue 23 of New Ohio Review

by Kristin Distel New Ohio Review, one of OHIO’s literary journals, recently debuted its 23rd issue at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs conference in Tampa. New Ohio Review is edited by alumni Dr. David Wanczyk and Tom Tiberio, both of whom are graduates of Ohio University’s creative writing […]

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March 15, 2018 at 7:47 pmNews

Little Writes on Conformity: Don’t ‘Become So Mesmerized by Our Identities’

JJacob Little, Doctoral Student of Creative Writing and Co-Founder of PROFANE

Jacob Little, a doctoral student in Creative Writing at Ohio University, published an article headlined “Escaping Conformity” in Quillette. In the article, Little responds to a Tumblr post that began, “Here’s the problem with the idea that oppressed groups can ‘alienate allies’ by not being nice enough….” “The person who […]

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March 15, 2018 at 12:56 pmResearch

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

Dogwood Bloom Reading Series | Phillip Russell on Feb. 9

Phillip Russell

Second-year Master of Arts student Phillip Russell will be the featured reader at this month’s Dogwood Bloom, a graduate student reading series on Friday, Feb. 9, at 7 p.m. in Galbreath Chapel. Russell, who studies creative writing at OHIO, will read a selection of his nonfiction essays at the event. […]

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February 1, 2018 at 10:00 pmEvents

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 p.m.in 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