Tag: creative writing


  • August Good News – Students and Alumni

    This summer, our students and alumni received a lot of great opportunities, including presentations and new job positions. Read on to learn more! Student Good News Allison Akers’ short story, “Fate Inc.,” was accepted into the Sigma Tau Delta Rectangle, and she has the opportunity to present it in Las Vegas! Melissa Powell (Ph.D. Literature) and Leah Heim (M.A. Literature), […]

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  • August Good News – Faculty

    Many great things happened to our faculty over the summer! Read below to find out more about what they have published and presented. Faculty Good News Prof. Mark Neely’s latest poetry manuscript, Ticker, was one of three finalists for Southern Indiana Review Press’s Michael Waters Poetry Award. It was also a semi-finalist for the Lexi […]

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  • Robert Bell Ball 2019 Scholarship and Award Winners!

    Last year’s Robert Bell Ball was… strange — but we still had a good time! We had refreshments, a costume contest, and we also presented a boatload of #bsuenglish scholarships and awards. Read about our winners below! Excellence in Creative Writing Scholarship The Excellence in Creative Writing Scholarship is awarded by the Department of English […]

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  • Write On (Campus)!

    By: Grace Goze As English majors, it’s no secret we love reading, but let’s not forget about our passion for writing. Whether you’re a Creative Writing major or not, it may be hard to find groups on campus that just let you write for the sake of writing. Well, fear not writers, here is a […]

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  • You Should Join Writers’ Community!

    By: Rachael Carmichael  Come to Ball State University’s Writers’ Community and share your work with others in an encouraging environment. It’s a close-knit club, and the vibe is always positive. A unique experience  The Writers’ Community shares various forms and genres, from poetry and parts of novels, to song lyrics and short stories. Writers are […]

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  • Welcome Prof. John Carter

    John Carter is a 2018 graduate of Ball State University, where he earned his Master of Arts in Creative Writing and where he also holds a B.A. in English—Creative Writing with a Professional Writing Minor. He’s interested in using description and lyricism to bring a love of nature, farming, and the rural American Midwest to […]

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  • Welcome Prof. Sarah Domet

    Sarah Domet’s debut novel, The Guineveres, was released from Flatiron Books in October 2016. She’s also the author of 90 Days to Your Novel (Writers Digest Books, 2010). She holds a Ph.D. in literature and creative writing from the University of Cincinnati and will be teaching courses in fiction writing in our creative writing program. Learn more about her […]

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