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Miklitsch Edits New Book: ‘Kiss the Blood Off My Hands’

Miklitsch Edits New Book: ‘Kiss the Blood Off My Hands’

Dr. Robert Miklitsch, Professor of English at Ohio University, edited the new book “Kiss the Blood Off My Hands: On Classic Film Noir,” which will be released on Sept. 15. The book contains “white-hot essays on overlooked aspects of classic film noir,” according to the book jacket. Abstract: Consider the […]

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September 1, 2014 at 4:44 pmResearch

Mda’s New Novel Begins at Athens Farmers Market

Mda’s New Novel Begins at Athens Farmers Market

Rachel’s Blue, a new novel by Dr. Zakes Mda, Professor of Professor of Creative Writing: Fiction and Ohio University alum, was released in August. This time Mda sets his scene very close to home—at the Farmer’s Market in Athens and in nearby Rome Township. Mda is Ohio University alum, having […]

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September 1, 2014 at 4:13 pmResearch

Writers Harvest To Benefit Ohio Food Banks, Sept. 23

Writers Harvest To Benefit Ohio Food Banks, Sept. 23

The Creative Writing program presents Writers Harvest—a benefit for hunger relief—on Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Walter Hall Rotunda. Proceeds from the $5 (suggested) admission benefit Southeastern Ohio Food Bank. A book signing and reception immediately follow the talks. This year, Writers Harvest, the nation’s largest reading […]

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August 30, 2014 at 5:30 pmEvents

Alison Stine Dreamed Her Story a Long Time Ago

Alison Stine Dreamed Her Story a Long Time Ago

Alison Stine dreamed the story on a train ride a long time ago. At the Harper Voyager offices in England, the publishers must have been doing a little dreaming, too. Wondering what would happen if they bypassed all the agents hawking this author and that one—and went on a talent […]

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August 26, 2014 at 9:23 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Creative Writing Alum to Speak at Glendale Community College

Creative Writing Alum to Speak at Glendale Community College

Creative Writing Alum Sara Dobie Bauer reads from her work at Glendale (CA )Community College in August. “Sara Dobie Bauer is a writer, blogger, and prison volunteer,” reports the Glendale Star. “She has an honor’s degree in creative writing from Ohio University, and she is a certificate student at GCC. […]

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August 9, 2014 at 1:17 pmAlumni in the News In the News

Matthew Vetter Named Claude Kantner Graduate Fellow

Matthew Vetter Named Claude Kantner Graduate Fellow

English graduate student Matthew Vetter was one of five Ohio University graduate students who received Named Fellowships for the 2014-15 school year to pursue research and creative projects. Each of the five was awarded a fellowship of $15,000, plus a full tuition scholarship for fall and spring semesters. Vetter was named […]

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August 6, 2014 at 2:34 pmNews

A Playable Essay: The Tetris Effect

A Playable Essay: The Tetris Effect

Welcome to the Tetris Effect, a “playable essay” in Dr. Eric LeMay new book In Praise of Nothing: Essays, Memoir, and Experiments. LeMay is Assistant Professor of Creative Writing: Nonfiction in the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. Today’s test for gamers: The Tetris Effect. Note: The Forum […]

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August 6, 2014 at 9:32 amNews