• River Teeth Finds New Home at Ball State

    After twenty years at Ashland University in Ohio, River Teeth will now be housed in the Department of English at Ball State University. What is River Teeth? River Teeth is a portfolio of literary editing projects anchored by one of the top literary nonfiction magazines in the country. It includes a bi-annual, print magazine (River Teeth: […]

  • Ball State Centennial Poem Contest

    Calling all Ball State Poets, Wordsmiths, and Performance Artists! On the occasion of Ball State’s 100th Anniversary, the creative writing program is seeking a commemorative poem that honors Ball State’s history and celebrates its future. The winning poet will be published in the Spring-Summer 2019 issue of Ball State Magazine. Creative writing faculty will judge the […]

  • New musical by BSU profs revisits King assassination, Kennedy speech

    “Dear Bobby: A Musical,” written by BSU English professors Angela Jackson-Brown and Peter Davis, will debut on Thursday, March 22 at the IndyFringe Basile Theatre in Indianapolis. Prof. Jackson-Brown is the author of the novel Drinking from a Bitter Cup, the upcoming poetry collection House Repairs, and the plays Black Lives Matter (Too), Anna’s Wings, […]

  • Oh, the places you’ll go, #bsuenglish

    Want an answer to the question “What can you do with an English degree?” Here’s what some recent #bsuenglish graduates are doing right now! Communications & Marketing Luke Bell (BA in CW 2016) Writer & Social Media Manager, Fanning Howey Architects, Indianapolis, IN Lauren Birkey (BA in English Studies 2017) Copywriter & Designer, Spotted Monkey Marketing, […]

  • #bsuenglish at the AWP Conference

    The Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) is an annual conference, held this year from February 8 through February 11 in Washington, D.C. Eleven #bsuenglish students had the honor of attending this year, led by #bsuenglish Professor Jill Christman. The Association of Writers & Writing Programs was held in the convention center located in downtown […]

  • March

    In the latest installment of the “Good News” series, the Ball State English Department highlights the accomplishments of our faculty and students.  BSU media’s article “Parents learning English benefit from class offered by Ball State, Muncie Schools” is based on a partnership between BSU ESL licensure students in Prof. Lynn Stalling‘s Methods and Practicum courses and the Muncie […]

  • New Immersive Course: Jacket Copy Creative!

    We’re sure you know all about The Broken Plate and Digital Literature Review, the English Department’s two ongoing immersive learning courses. Well, we’re here to tell you about a new immersive learning opportunity launching this Fall: Jacket Copy Creative! Jacket Copy Creative will be a team of students from English and other areas working to manage the public communications of two real-world […]

  • Jeremy Flick

    Jeremy Flick is native of Indianapolis, IN. He currently holds a B.A. in English with a concentration in Creative Writing and is studying for his Master’s in Creative Writing at Ball State University. In his free time he writes poetry and prose, gets into shenanigans with his dog, Fenway, and occasionally performs music. He recently released […]