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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

Los Angeles Review of Books on LeMay’s ‘In Praise of Nothing’

Los Angeles Review of Books posted two reviews of Eric LeMay‘s In Praise of Nothing: Essays, Memoir, and Experiments (Emergency Press, 2014). LeMay, Assistant Professor of Creative Writing: Nonfiction in the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University, published, In Praise of Nothing: Essays, Memoir, and Experiments. Micah McCrary […]

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August 6, 2014 at 9:14 amFaculty in the News In the News

Post-Gazette: O’Keefe’s ‘The Visitors’ Is Exploration of Love, Emerald Island Style

Patrick O'Keefe

A Pittsburgh Post-Gazette review of Patrick O’Keeffe’s novel The Visitors describes ” the story of two contemporary Irish immigrants. Graduate student Jimmy Dwyer and real estate investor Kevin Lyons were never friends, but their families were linked by the friendship between their two fathers in rural Ireland. All four men’s […]

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August 4, 2014 at 9:21 amFaculty in the News In the News News

Moore Judges International Youth Writing for Peace Contest

Moore Judges International Youth Writing for Peace Contest

English Professor Dinty W. Moore, Director of Creative Writing at Ohio University, recently judged an international writing contest at Writing for Peace where participants, age 13-19, are asked to write an 800-1000 word essay about a social, political, environmental, or familial challenge faced by individuals within a cultural group, or […]

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June 25, 2014 at 8:01 amNews

New Books in Literature: LeMay’s In Praise of Nothing

New Books in Literature: LeMay’s In Praise of Nothing

“Some people describe a lonesome highway or the middle of a desert town—even a state like Ohio—as ‘the middle of nowhere.’ But for others, like Eric LeMay, no such place exists,” writes Jill Talbot in a discussion for New Books in Literature with the writer about his new book. There […]

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June 19, 2014 at 8:16 amFaculty in the News In the News

Daniel Keyes, Professor and Author of Flowers for Algernon, Dies at 86

Daniel Keyes, Professor and Author of Flowers for Algernon, Dies at 86

Daniel Keyes, Professor of Creative Writing at Ohio University from 1966-90, passed away on June 15. Keyes arrived at Ellis Hall a year after his first novel—Flowers for Algernon—was published. His story of the mouse named Algernon, a man with an I.Q. of 68, and an experimental procedure to make […]

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June 18, 2014 at 4:45 pmFaculty in the News In the News News