Webster Newbold was recently interviewed by the Associated Press about his article, “Rhetoric, Fiction, and the Appetite for Model Letters in Renaissance England,” which recently appeared in Appositions: Studies in Renaissance/Early Modern Literature & Culture. See below for our interview with Newbold and check out the article here.
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Each year, Ball State University honors one of its faculty members with the Outstanding Creative Endeavor Award. We are proud to announce that this year the award has been given to our very own Associate Professor of English Sean Lovelace. To read a full write up about Professor Lovelace’s recent award on BSU’s website, click […]
In the following guest post, Senior Creative Writing major Michael Guy and assistant professor Dr. Darolyn Jones discuss graphic novelist and comic book writer Mark Waid’s presentation about his profession in a recent ENG 414 class. In the post, they use Waid’s presentation as a jumping off point for a brief history of the graphic novel form and an analysis of […]
My second book of poems, Poetry! Poetry! Poetry!, was translated into Hebrew and, this past summer, published in Israel. Of course, I thought this was very cool. At the release party, I read some poems, via Skype, to an Israeli audience. I was on a computer screen held up by a guy onstage who was […]
Angela Jackson-Brown was nominated for a Pushcart Prize for her short story, “Something in the Wash.” Our department intern, Rhiannon Racy, interviewed her about the story, the relationship between her teaching and writing, and her advice to aspiring writers.
In the following post, Dr. Darolyn “Lyn” Jones, Assistant Professor of English, writes of an inspiring and unique project from Indianapolis Star journalist, Matthew Tully, who turned an investigative column into a full-scale memoir. In conjunction with his new book, Tully will give a presentation on November 14th in Studabaker West at 11:30 AM in which […]
A new Provost’s Immersive Seminar has just been added to the Spring/Summer schedule: Internship at the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library This is a 12-hour course, requiring registration in two 400-level English courses and two 400-level marketing courses; all prerequisites will be waived for students accepted to this seminar. Students will read 13 books by […]