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Walsh Publishes ‘Portrait of a Becoming’ on Pigeon Pages

Candace Walsh

Candace Walsh, a doctoral student in the Creative Writing program at Ohio University, published her creative nonfiction essay, “Portrait of a Becoming,” on Pigeon Pages. The story is, as Pigeon Pages puts it, “about the complicated relationships women have with each other and with themselves.” It’s also about a photograph, desire, […]

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November 19, 2019 at 8:09 amNews

NEA Talks to Martin on ‘Searing Imagery that Captures the Pathos and Atmosphere of War’

Hugh MartinHugh Martin

Hugh Martin joined the Ohio Army National Guard about three months before 9/11. In 2004 he was deployed to Iraq. The National Endowment for the Arts’ blog published an interview in time for Veterans Day with Hugh Martin about his poetry and the “searing imagery that captures the pathos and […]

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November 10, 2019 at 9:37 amIn the News Students in the News

Gradin, Alumni Edit Book on ‘Storytelling in Queer Appalachia’

Gradin, Alumni Edit Book on ‘Storytelling in Queer Appalachia’

Ohio University alumni and faculty Dr. Hillery Glasby, Dr. Sherrie Gradin and Dr. Rachael Ryerson edited the book Storytelling in Queer Appalachia: Imagining and Writing the Unspeakable Other, published by the West Virginia University Press. Listen to Gradin and Ryerson in a podcast with Athens High School students. Gradin is […]

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October 4, 2019 at 2:00 pmResearch

Chang Publishes Essay on ‘Drawing the Oankali: Imagining Race, Gender, and the Posthuman in Butler’s Dawn’

Dr. Edmond Y. Chang

Dr. Edmond Chang’s essay “Drawing the Oankali: Imagining Race, Gender, and the Posthuman in Butler’s Dawn” was published in the edited collection Approaches to Teaching the Works of Octavia E. Butler from The Modern Language Association. Chang is Assistant Professor of English at Ohio University. According to Chang, “Octavia Butler’s […]

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September 30, 2019 at 4:12 pmResearch

Anna Chotlos Publishes Essay on Raccoon Olympics

Anna Chotlos

Ohio University graduate student Anna Chotlos published an essay featuring swimming raccoons and a park naturalist whose “eyebrows look like albino wooly bear caterpillars” in Hippocampus. Her essay, Raccoon Olympics, begins: “I’m eleven years old, wearing a hand-me-down tie-dye t-shirt way too big for me, and soccer shorts—my legs riddled […]

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September 25, 2019 at 2:19 pmResearch

Mazakis Named Finalist for 2020 Miller Williams Poetry Prize

Angie Mazakis

Ohio University graduate student Angie Mazakis’ collection I Was Waiting to See what You Would Do First was named a finalist for the 2020 Miller Williams Poetry Prize and will be published next year by the University of Arkansas Press. Mazakis’ manuscript was also a finalist for the National Poetry […]

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September 24, 2019 at 10:58 amNews

LeMay Wins 2019 CutBank Chapbook Prize for ‘Remember Me’

Dr. Eric LeMay

Dr. Eric LeMay, Associate Professor of English, wins the 2019 CutBank Chapbook contest for “Remember Me: An Essay.” LeMay’s long essay will be published as a chapbook by CutBank, the literary journal of the University of Montana, in 2020. The CutBank Chapbook Contest honors three works of “startling, evocative, and […]

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September 17, 2019 at 9:57 amResearch