A story in UTNews covers the recognition of recipients of the winners of the 2013 Shapiro Writing Contest, the recipients of Kalmbach Scholarships, and Prof. Joel Lipman, for his elevation to Professor Emeritus. Read the whole story here.
Jane Bradley has been named Outstanding Faculty Researcher 2013! She will be honored at an Awards Ceremony and Banquet on April 22nd. About our outstanding researcher, Matt Wikander writes: “When Jane Bradley came to the University of Toledo in 1990, she had just published her first collection of short stories, Powerlines, named a notable book [...]
Hunger to Hunger, a book of poetry assembled by David Baker, originally published at UT by Tim Geiger’s Aureole Press, has been digitally republished by the Kenyon Review. Tim’s edition was “printed on a Vandercook Simple Precision-15 press and features a unique multi-signature, tri-fold design, Mohawk Superfine papers, and Tiziano wrap-around covers.” See details at [...]
Sean Shannon, graduate of the University of Toledo’s English Department (B.A. in Creative Writing, M.A. in English Literature) has reached the quarterfinal round of this year’s Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award (General Fiction category) for her unpublished novel The Prostitutes of Lake Wobegon. The list of all quarterfinalists is now available through the contest site at [...]
The Fall 2012 Issue of The Mill, UT’s Literary Journal, is now available. The Mill publishes poetry, short fiction, and art by University of Toledo students. It is edited and produced each academic semester. Two pieces, one fiction and one poetry, are awarded top honors. The honors for Fall 2012 go to Morag Hastie for [...]
During National Novel Writing Month (“NaNoWriMo”), English Department writers and professors Ben Stroud and Jane Bradley (along with Communications Prof. Paul Many) offer tips for aspiring writers in a November 14 UT Independent Collegian article by Deena Mitchell and Russell Axon. See the entire article here. Kyle Minor, English Department Lecturer, writes “An encouragement to [...]
A review of UT English Department alumnus Joseph Geha’s Lebanese Blonde appeared in the in the Blade Nov. 4, 2012. See http://www.toledoblade.com/Books/2012/11/04/Toledo-natives-past-shapes-novel.html.
The Mill had their first Open Mic of the semester on October 5, at Ukazoo Used Books. An intimate event, it went well. Mill staff led the readings; with Dave Hartwig, Lindsay Vreeland, and Ryan Duckett (left-to-right, below) reading their poetry and Felicia Preece (seen watching at the far left in the upper photo) reading [...]
Creative Writing Faculty Member, Kyle Minor, reviews audiobooks for Salon.com every other week. Here’s the link to his review of the new David Foster Wallace biography: http://www.salon.com/2012/09/13/behind_the_david_foster_wallace_myth/.
The Mill is now accepting submissions for its Fall 2012 edition. See the PDF flyer with all the details. Also, any questions should be directed to Lindsay Vreeland <Lindsay.email@example.com>.