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Jamaica Observer Writes about Holcomb, Claude McKay’s ‘Romance in Marseille’

Dr. Gary Holcomb

The Jamaica Observer writes about Dr. Gary Holcomb’s discovery and publishing of  Claude McKay’s Romance in Marseille. A pivotal figure of the Harlem Renaissance during the 1920s, Jamaican-born Claude McKay was as provocative as Marcus Garvey, Langston Hughes, and other major players in arguably black intelligentsia’s most exciting period. Seventy-two […]

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February 24, 2020 at 8:03 amFaculty in the News In the News

Stroup Takes Second, People’s Choice at 3-Minute Thesis Competition

From Ohio University News Graduate student Rachel Stroup finished second and also won the master’s student People’s Choice Award at Ohio University’s annual 3-Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition on Feb. 19. Stroup, who is pursuing a master’s in English, presented, “The Brilliant Entrance to Hell Itself: Dance Halls, Moral Reform, and Rhetorics of […]

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February 21, 2020 at 11:31 amResearch

Ritzenthaler Publishes ‘The Ribboncutters’ and ‘A Good Place Gone’

Melanie Ritzenthaler

By Regina Yoong Ohio University graduate student Melanie Ritzenthaler published two of her stories—”The Ribboncutters” in the fall 2019 issue of West Branch and “A Good Place Gone” in the triple issue (winter, spring, summer 2019) of Cimarron Review. “The two stories are both part of a collection I’m working on that’s set […]

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December 12, 2019 at 8:13 amNews

Moore’s ‘The Story Cure’ Reprinted in Chinese Edition

Dinty W. Moore

By Regina Yoong Dinty W. Moore’s book The Story Cure: A Book Doctor’s Pain-Free Guide to Finishing Your Novel or Memoir (Ten Speed / Random House) was recently reprinted in a Chinese edition, titled Story prescription: The story is so beautiful, by Houlang Publishing Co. The Beijing press specializes in history, philosophy, politics, […]

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December 11, 2019 at 10:24 pmResearch

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