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Spring Literary Festival | Laura Kasischke, April 3-5

Laura Kasischke

Ohio University’s Spring Literary Festival is April 3 to 5. One of this year’s featured authors is poet and novelist Laura Kasischke, who was born in Grand Rapids, Mich., and teaches in the MFA program at the University of Michigan. Her books of poetry include Wild Brides (1992), Fire and Flower (1998), Dance and Disappear (2002), Gardening […]

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April 1, 2019 at 11:00 pmEvents

Spring Literary Festival | Claire Vaye Watkins, April 3-5

Claire Vaye Watkins (Photo credit: Heike Steinweg)

Ohio University’s Spring Literary Festival will take place April 3 through April 5. One of this year’s featured authors is Claire Vaye Watkins was born in Bishop, California in 1984. She was raised in the Mojave Desert, in Tecopa, California and Pahrump, Nevada. A graduate of the University of Nevada […]

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April 1, 2019 at 11:00 pmEvents

Spring Literary Festival | Stephanie Powell Watts, April 3-5

Stephanie Powell Watts

Ohio University’s Spring Literary Festival is April 3 to 5. One of this year’s featured authors is Stephanie Powell Watts, who won the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence for her debut story collection, We Are Taking Only What We Need (2012), also named one of 2013’s Best Summer Reads by O: […]

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April 1, 2019 at 11:00 pmEvents

Lit Fest: Unpacking the Weight of Kiese Laymon’s ‘Heavy’ | April 3-5

Kiese Laymon

Learn more about Kiese Laymon’s work and Lit Fest events By Madison Foltz Kiese Laymon begins Heavy with the insistence that he wanted to “write a lie.” But he then lists every reason why that lie was not worth writing. He doesn’t want to lie because he needs to be […]

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April 1, 2019 at 11:00 pmEvents

Spoken and Heard Poetry Reading Series, April 11

Spoken and Heard Poetry Reading Series, April 11

The latest installment of a local reading series, Spoken & Heard: Poetry of Departure and Relevance, will take place on April 11 at The Dairy Barn Arts Center in Athens. The reading will feature West Virginia Poet Laureate Marc Harshman and poet, as well as multidisciplinary artist and OHIO Assistant […]

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April 1, 2019 at 9:30 pmEvents

Beasts of the Interior by Sarah Minor: Creative Writing off the Page, March 6

Sarah Minor, doctoral candidate in creative writing

Author Sarah Minor, Ph.D. candidate in English (nonfiction), will discuss and demonstrate her installation of visual essays, “Beasts of the Interior by Sarah Minor: Creative Writing Off The Page,” on Wednesday, March 6, at 3 p.m., starting on the fouth floor of Alden Library. Minor will be discussing and demonstrating […]

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March 1, 2019 at 10:45 pmEvents

Career Week | English Alumni Panels, ‘How to Get a Cool Job,’ Feb. 1

Mike Cottrill

Ohio University’s English Department welcomes back four alumni for panels on “How to Get a Cool Job: A Chat with English Alumni Who’ve Made It” on Friday, Feb. 1, in Ellis 109. The event features two discussion panels, as well as free Avalanche Pizza. Panelists will discuss the job market […]

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February 1, 2019 at 11:50 pmEvents