Post Tagged with: "Melanie Ritzenthaler"

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

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

Spring Literary Festival | Stephanie Powell Watts, April 3-5

Stephanie Powell Watts

Ohio University’s Spring Literary Festival is April 3 to 5. One of this year’s featured authors is Stephanie Powell Watts, who won the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence for her debut story collection, We Are Taking Only What We Need (2012), also named one of 2013’s Best Summer Reads by O: […]

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April 1, 2019 at 11:00 pmEvents

Lit Fest | ‘Space to Misbehave’: The Work of Mary Gaitskill, April 12, 13

Mary Gaitskill

The 2018 Spring Literary Festival welcomes author Mary Gaitskill for a reading on Thursday, April 12, at 8:30 p.m. in Walter Hall Rotunda, and for a lecture on Friday, April 13, at 11:00 a.m. in Alden library. By Melanie Ritzenthaler Graduate student pursuing a Ph.D. in Creative Writing: Fiction Formidable is a word that has […]

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April 1, 2018 at 9:00 pmEvents

Quarter After Eight Features Hybrid Writing, New Voices

The issue's cover features artwork, titled "Pincushion," by visual article Nicole Havecost

by Kristin Distel Quarter After Eight, one of Ohio University’s creative writing journals, published its 24th issue with Derek Robbins, doctoral candidate in creative writing, as the journal’s current editor. The journal, which has been run by OHIO graduate students since its founding in 1994, features innovative writing styles, voices, […]

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March 15, 2018 at 1:17 pmNews Research

Moon Tunnel Features English Grad Students, Nov. 17

Lee Spellman

Moon Tunnel features the work of English graduate students Christine Adams, Melanie Ritzenthaler, and Lee Spellman Friday, Nov. 17, at 7:30 p.m. in the basement of Arts West. Moon Tunnel is a low-stakes, student-run event with a focus on community. Writers read for 10 minutes following a short, unprofessional introduction. For […]

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November 1, 2017 at 8:00 pmEvents