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!
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Welcome to Holiday Reads! In this segment, Ball State English brings you a selection of recommended reads just in time for the Winter Break. In this post, Assistant Professor Craig O’Hara recommends Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives by David Eagleman. Why should we read this, Craig? Brevity can be one of the most difficult […]
Welcome to the English department digest. Published on Fridays, the digest provides a comprehensive list of events for the upcoming week. If you need to look further ahead, be sure to check out our calendar. Week of October 6-12 Wednesday, October 8th Mike Young, Gene Kwak, Peter Davis, and Austin Hayden will read at Village […]
by Melissa Glidden Assistant Professor Craig O’Hara’s short story “The Corner” was published by the North Dakota Quarterly in 2013, and nominated for a Pushcart Prize shortly after. In this interview. O’Hara discusses his work, his nomination, and the writing life. 1. Will you tell us a little bit about “The Corner,” including the inspiration […]
This post will be the first in our Good News series, which will highlight our faculty and graduate students’ accomplishments. Without further ado, here’s what our Ball State University English professors and students are doing: Cathy Day attended the Indiana Historical Society’s Holiday Author Fair on December 4th, the largest book-signing gathering for Indiana-related material, featuring 75 Hoosier […]