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What’s New With Goldenrod Poetry Festival?

Tonight’s the night for all you poetry fanatics! The Goldenrod Poetry Festival is tonight, and the winner will be selected by Saeed Jones from among these finalists: “A Walk After Midnight on Repeat” by Sara Ann Alexander “Coffee and Chai” by Shay Barlow “SomewhereInAmerica” by James Buchanan “John Lennon: A Day in the Rye” by Derek Ellis “Cartoon Ghost” by Kirby Fields
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[Updated] WKU Alumnus = Visiting Goldenrod Poet

Wouldn’t it be great if there were an opportunity to meet someone who graduated from WKU and has made it in the literary world? They could give you real world advice on how to get from where you are as a student in Bowling Green, KY to national recognition and success. Wait, there’s actually one of those opportunities just around
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Tuesday Readings!!

Welcome back, English majors!! Now that the snow has melted, freeing us from our dorm rooms and apartments, you should attend the two events here on campus!! Author Book Talk with Kate Mayfield–a WKU alumna–will be hosted in the WKU Center for Literacy in Tate Page Hall, room 401. Mayfield will be joining the audience live from London via Adobe
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Vampires, Warlocks, Zombies… Oh my!

During Fall 2013 pre-registration, Dr. Hughes lured in unsuspecting victims with one sentence on her special topics posters: “If you like reading about incest, murder, incestuous murder, haunted houses, enclosed spaces, premature burial, freaks and monsters, then this class is for you!” What students who signed up for English 399: Special Topics-Gothic Fiction didn’t realize was… how awesome this course
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English Club Book Sale!

It is time to scrounge up all that change you found while spring cleaning over break–the English Club is hosting its annual book sale! When: March 18th-19th from 8:00 AM-4:30 PM Where: Robert Penn Warren room in Cherry Hall 101 Prices: Hardcover books: $1.00 Paperback books: .50 The book sale has a variety of genres available for purchase and even promotes novels from WKU
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Goldenrod Festival: Write On!

As my fellow students slowly filled the Cherry Hall auditorium, I took my seat at the front to have the perfect view. That wonderful view was the back of the spikey-haired head of Matt Hart, the poet invited by the English Club to headline at the Goldenrod Poetry Festival. (“Matt Hart is the author of five books of poetry, most
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Goldenrod Finalists 2014

All, Congratulations to our top eleven Goldenrod contest finalists! Ashley Coulter “Water and Glass” Allison Henson “Waiting” Richard Heyne “A Hypothesis on Purgatory When Your Family Needs Heaven to be Real” Rachel Hoge “To My Nephew” Joshua Johnston “Midnight Karaoke at the Donors Ball” Anna Nuckols “Freckled Futility” Jade Primicias “Mahjong Table (with Our Filipino Grandmother)” Leah Railey “Coffee Stained
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Submissions for Goldenrod Now Being Accepted in the English Office

The 2014 Goldenrod Poetry Festival is upon us, and the deadline for the contest is sooner than you think! The top ten poets will participate in a private workshop with visiting poet, Matt Hart, who will give a reading during the Goldenrod Poetry Festival on February 18th at 7pm. This event is free and open to the public. Be sure
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Buy Books at Bargain Basement Prices this Week Courtesy of English Club

It’s that time again, folks! English Club will be holding their semi-annual book sale in the Robert Penn Warren room (Cherry Hall 101) on Wednesday and Thursday of this week from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The books they sell are generously donated and feature a wide variety of genres. Hardback books sell for $1 and paperbacks are 50 cents.
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Dr. Alex Poole and English Club Officers Offer Up

On Wednesday afternoon, English Club had a Pie Toss and Coloring Contest. English Club officers Hilary Harlan, Jesse Wells, and Justin Crenshaw – along with Dr. Alex Poole – offered up their faces to benefit English Club. For $2, students, faculty, and staff could throw a pie in the face of the person of their choice. Here’s a preview of
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