Tag: creative writing


  • Kiley Neal: Storytelling in the Workplace

    Kiley Neal graduated from Ball State as a first generation college student with a BA in English concentrated in Creative Writing and a minor in Philosophy. Her work experience includes blogging, social media management, and other content creation in a marketing setting. When we interviewed Kiley in 2019 for this article, she was the Content […]

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  • October Good News: A Great Month for Publishing

    It’s getting cold out there, #bsuenglish! Hopefully, you’ll find some warmth in all the good news from our faculty, alumni, and students. Read on to hear about an impressive amount of publishings, our Practical Criticism Midwest event, and what your peers are up to! Faculty Emeritus faculty member Prof. Joe Trimmer received two awards at […]

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  • Eric Wyman: Americorps to Fiction Editor

    Eric Wyman is a Ball State alumni with a bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature. He has worked several odd jobs since graduating from the English department and has now landed at The Writing Prompt Exchange where he works as a fiction editor. See what he learned after graduation as he worked his way […]

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  • Abby Hoops: Merging English with Tech

    Abby Hoops graduated from Ball State University in 2017 with a B.A. in English with a concentration in Creative Writing.  She also double minored in Digital Publishing and Professional Writing and Emerging Media.  She currently works as both a Tech Writer and a Graphic Illustrator/Artist in Crane, Indiana, where her government job requires a variety […]

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  • September Good News: Keeping Busy

    Our professors, students, and alumni have been busy this month, publishing, directing, teaching, and more. Check out all the amazing good news they have to share! Faculty Good News  Prof. Sean Lovelace’s Hybrid Essay “How to Begin: Purple Bra, Prompt as Metaphor, Hiss/Kiss/Howl of Dogs, of the Falling Clouds, (roiling, roiling…)” nominated by Big Other […]

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  • 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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