Tag: Interview


  • 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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  • Publishing + Law: Sarah Roth

    Sarah Roth is a 2003 graduate of Ball State University, where she earned a B.A. in English, and a 2007 graduate of Thomas M. Cooley Law School. She currently works as Publications Manager of Michigan Judicial Institute (MIJI), and prior to this was a research attorney with MIJI and a law clerk with the Friend […]

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  • Patrick Collier on “Everyday Life in Middletown”

    In this interview, #bsuenglish professor Patrick Collier discusses his Virginia Ball Center seminar “Everyday Life in Middletown.” What did the project entail? These Virginia Ball seminars are semester-long projects where students get up to 15 credits for their participation, the teacher gets a fellowship, and that gets him or her out of teaching responsibility or any other responsibility […]

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  • Adrienne Bliss on Working with Indiana Prisons

    We interviewed #bsuenglish professor Adrienne Bliss about the volunteer work she has been doing with women’s prisons for the past five years. Could you describe what you do? I am a volunteer in … two ways: I started out with a program called Angels Wings. … They work with the nursery program, Wee Ones there at Indiana Women’s Prison. … It’s […]

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  • Want to spend a semester in New York City?

    Brandon Buechley is a Creative Writing major at Ball State University. He recently took part in the New York Arts Program, where he worked with DAW Books, a subsidiary of Penguin Random House. He also worked with the Manhattan-based Guerrilla Lit Reading Series. We had the opportunity to talk to Brandon about his internship experience in New York […]

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  • In Print Interview: Elena Passarello, Nonfiction Writer

    Elena Passarello is this year’s nonfiction author for the In Print Festival of First Books, which will be held on March 19 and 20 this year. Her debut collection of personal essays, Let Me Clear My Throat, was published last year by Sarabande Books. Below, Passarello discusses her book, inspirations, and writing experiences among other topics in […]

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  • In Print Interview: Eugene Cross, Fiction Writer

    The annual In Print Festival of First Books at Ball State University includes readings, discussions, and classroom visits with authors who have recently published their first books. The two-day event, which takes place on March 19 and 20, typically includes three emerging authors and an editor or publisher. This year, the authors are Eugene Cross […]

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  • New Faculty Profile: Dr. Maria Windell

    Last week, the English Department began a short series of profile posts to feature each of our nine newest faculty members. Each New Faculty Profile interview was conducted by English interns Tyler Fields and Nakkia Patrick and graduate student Craig Schmidt. Last week’s post featured Dr. Miranda Nesler. Continue reading below to see this week’s profile of Dr. Maria […]

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