Category: Good News

  • Professor Mike Donnelly Publishes Book (And More December/January Good News)

    Prof. Mike Donnelly‘s book, Freedom of Speech and the Function of Rhetoric in the United States, was released on December 15. Prof. Jill Christman recently had two essays published: “The Alligator and the Baby” in TriQuarterly and “This Story” in Phoebe: A Journal of Literature & Art Since 1971. Prof. Christman is also chairing the conference committee for AWP this year […]

  • Two #bsuenglish Faculty Publish their Books (and More October Good News)

    October was filled with spooktacular achievements. Keep reading for some scary good news! Dr. Jackie Grutsch McKinney‘s new book, The Working Lives of of New Writing Center Directors, is officially out. Professor Patrick Collier had his book Modern Print Artefacts: Textual Materiality and Literary Value, 1890-1930s, published by Edinburgh University Press. A big congrats to you both!

  • Summer Good News

    Summer has been a busy time for Ball State faculty, students, and alumni alike! Read more to find out what these Ball State affiliates have been up to. Prof. Katy Didden earned a fellowship to attend the prestigious Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference in Middlebury, VT. She will be co-facilitating a workshop with poet Alan Shapiro, […]

  • April

    In the latest installment of the “Good News” series, the Ball State English Department highlights the accomplishments of our faculty and students.  Dr. Lyn Jones was awarded the Top Diversity Research and Publication Award for the university faculty for the second year in a row. Diversity Provost Dr. Charlene Alexander and Provost Robert Morris presented her the […]

  • 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 […]

  • February

    Profs. Mark Neely and Sean Lovelace are proud editors of Nice Things by James Franco, and yes, we mean the real-life movie star legend James Franco. Mark and Sean were recruited through a publishing connection and the rest, as they say, is history. This chapbook of Franco’s musings has been published through New Michigan Press. Sean Lovelace also published two […]

  • January

    In the latest installment of the “Good News” series, the Ball State English Department highlights the accomplishments of our faculty and students. Prof. Lyn Jones and her teaching students recently published the second issue of “Rethinking Children’s and Young Adult Literature.” The interactive magazine features dialogue with authors, original and rewritten stories, and teacher resources for the […]

  • December 2015 Good News

    In the latest installment of the “Good News” series, the Ball State English department highlights the accomplishments of our faculty and students. Prof. Jackie Grutsch McKinney delivered the keynote address at the National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing in Salt Lake City. Jackie is the current director of the Ball State Writing Center and has […]