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Rosser Named General Editor of Hollis Summers Poetry Prize

Dr. J. Allyn Rosser

From Compass The Ohio University Press welcomes esteemed poet and Professor of English J. Allyn Rosser as general editor of the annual Hollis Summers Poetry Prize. David Sanders, founder and general editor of the poetry prize, is retiring after 20 years of devoted service. Named for the distinguished poet who […]

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June 6, 2019 at 2:57 pmFaculty in the News In the News News

Bringing YOU into the Classroom

Doctoral Student Regina Yoong

By Teaching Assistants Regina Yoong Yui Jien and Lucero Gonzalez As new Teaching Assistants, it’s easy to want to follow and emulate other, usually more experienced, professors’ teaching styles. As much as we can learn so much from our professors, especially the ones we admire, there comes a time to […]

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June 3, 2019 at 3:37 pmIn Class

Alumni News | Reporter Writes Ode to Poet Owens

Scott Owens

Ohio University alum Scott Owens ’84 was featured in a Hickory Daily Record story by Mary Canrobert headlined “Like poetry, shop soothes, nourishes and inspires.” He earned an A.B. in English from the Honors Tutorial College at OHIO. Had I been gifted with the skills of a poet, I’d write […]

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April 29, 2019 at 12:17 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Alumni News | Hayes’ First Book Wins Nancy Dasher Award

Dr. Amanda Hayes

Ohio University alum Dr. Amanda Hayes published her first book, The Politics of Appalachian Rhetoric, with West Virginia University Press. The book won the 2019 Nancy Dasher Award, a prize that is presented by the College English Association of Ohio and “recognizes outstanding publications by faculty members from a CEAO-member […]

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April 28, 2019 at 3:49 pmAlumni

Ritzenthaler Publishes Story in Nashville Review

Melanie Ritzenthaler

Graduate student Melanie Ritzenthaler‘s new story, “Fever Creek,” is published in the latest issue of Nashville Review. Ritzenthaler is a doctoral student in OHIO’s English Department, where she specializes in Creative Writing (Fiction). Her short stories have appeared or are forthcoming in Ninth Letter, West Branch, Colorado Review, Salamander, and […]

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April 28, 2019 at 10:57 amResearch

Mazakis Publishes Several Poems, Named Finalist in Book Prize

Angie Mazakis

English graduate student Angie Mazakis’s manuscript, I Was Waiting to See What You Would Do First, was selected as one of two finalists by Indiana Review’s Blue Light Books Prize. Mazakis, an Ohio University alum, also has one poem each in new issues of The Iowa Review, Columbia Journal, and […]

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April 25, 2019 at 10:52 amAlumni Research

Alumni News | Poet Stanley Plumly Dies

The Washington Post reports on Ohio University alum Stanley Plumly in an obituary headlined “Stanley Plumly, Md. poet laureate who wrote of nature and memory, dies at 79.” Mr. Plumly said his twin obsessions during his youth were basketball and reading. He graduated in 1961 from Wilmington College in Ohio, […]

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April 24, 2019 at 5:21 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News