April 3, 2015 (4:30 – 6:30 PM) You can listen to Adam Beach, Debbie Mix, Joyce Huff, and Liz Whiteacre share their research and writing in Robert Bell 361! Each presentation will be about the human body, and there are a lot of ways to do that. Some bodies are accepted as “beautiful,” while others aren’t. […]
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Okay, here’s the back story Matt Gonzales graduated from Ball State in 1997 with a B.A. in English, and then returned to Ball State in 2003 to earn a graduate degree in Digital Storytelling. He also launched his own webzine and kept busy writing music criticism for Popmatters.com. In 2005, the Indianapolis Star hired Matt to write for […]
In case you didn’t already know, March is National Women’s History Month. And during the last week of the month, Ball State’s Women’s and Gender Studies program celebrates the achievements and experiences of women through lectures, critical discussions, theatrical performances, and more! Since this year’s theme is “Celebrating Variety,” those involved in Women’s Week hope to […]
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The Broken Plate needs passionate, detail-oriented students to promote quality literature this fall. If you’re interested, you must e-mail Professor Silas Hansen (firstname.lastname@example.org) before adding the class to your schedule. Taking ENG 489 means getting a chance to work with your fellow classmates on a poetry, short story, or flash fiction team. Over the course of the semester, you […]
1. He graduated from Ball State in 2011. 2. In the words of Lisa Olstein, his debut book, MORE WRECK MORE WRECK, contains “poems compelled by crosscurrents of hope and fear, sadness and joy, confusion and clarity.” 3. He’s the editor-in-chief of NOÖ Journal, chapbook editor at Magic Helicopter Press, and host of the Everything is Bigger Reading Series. […]
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1. Thrown, her book-length essay, is an account of three years spent in the company of mixed martial artists. It is narrated from the perspective of an excitable, semi-fictionalized graduate student named Kit. 2. Howley teaches creative writing at the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga. 3. Jennifer Latson of the Boston Globe has called Thrown “a fresh, funny, […]
1. Her debut novel, Everything I Never Told You, was a New York Times bestseller, a New York Times Notable Book of 2014, and Amazon’s #1 Best Book of 2014. 2. She attended Harvard University and earned an MFA from the University of Michigan 3. Huffington Post has called her novel, “a powerhouse of a debut…a literary mystery crafted out […]