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Pretorius Presents at International Crime Fiction Conference

Michelle Pretorius

English fiction Ph.D. candidate Michelle Pretorius presented her paper, “Postcolonial Crime Fiction: Dealing with Trauma in the Postcolonial State,” at a conference in the United Kingdom. Pretorius’s talk situated “Postcolonial crime fiction … as the new political novel.” The conference, titled “Captivating Criminality,” was sponsored by the International Crime Fiction […]

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September 22, 2018 at 11:55 amResearch

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

Pretorius Wins Literary Prize and OHIO Fellowship

Michelle Pretorius has won a prestigious literary award and OHIO fellowship.

by Kristin M. Distel Michelle Pretorius, doctoral student in fiction, has won a Friends of American Writers literary prize for her debut novel, ‘The Monster’s Daughter.” ‘It Was Hard to Believe This Is a First Book’ “Our reading committee was blown away by the book,” says Tammie Bob, literature awards […]

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April 5, 2017 at 10:48 amNews

Pretorius Gives Reading as Part of Africa@OHIO Colloquium, Jan. 25

Michelle Pretorius, creative writing doctoral student

On Jan. 25, creative writing doctoral student Michelle Pretorius will be the featured speaker in the Africa@OHIO Colloquium series. Pretorius’s talk is from noon until 1 p.m. in Baker 231. The series, which gives OHIO students, faculty, and invited scholars a forum in which to share their Africa-focused work, is […]

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January 1, 2017 at 6:00 pmEvents

Creative Writing Students to Read at Moon Tunnel Event, Jan. 27

All are invited to attend an upcoming reading from OHIO Creative Writing students on Friday, Jan. 27, takes place at 7:30 p.m. at Arts West (132 W. State St.). Emily Kramer, Derek Robbins, Michelle Pretorius, and Sarah Minor are the featured writers for this week’s event. Kramer and Robbins will read their […]

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January 1, 2017 at 5:30 pmEvents

Graduate Student’s Debut Novel Receives Rave Reviews

Michelle Pretorius, creative writing doctoral student

by Kristin M. Distel Doctoral student Michelle Pretorius’ novel, The Monster’s Daughter, has received many glowing reviews from domestic and international outlets. The novel, Pretorius’s first, was published in July 2016 by Melville House and Audible. The Monster’s Daughter takes as one of its two main characters Alet Berg, a […]

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November 28, 2016 at 7:00 pmIn the News Research Students in the News

Pretorius Earns Scholarship, Conducts Research in South Africa

Michelle Pretorius, creative writing doctoral student

Michelle Pretorius, creative writing doctoral student, traveled to South Africa and conducted research at the National Library Archives in Cape Town. She was awarded a competitive scholarship from Ohio University’s English Department, one of eight to students who are conducting research for their respective dissertations and projects. ABSTRACT: In fiction, the idea of research […]

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October 10, 2016 at 12:19 pmResearch