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NaNoWriMo – “The World Needs Your Novel”

NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month – starts next month in November. As English Majors, writing is a big part of all we do, even if we aren’t planning on writing novels professionally. Even if it isn’t something you considered beyond as a distraction while walking up the hill, the event is here to encourage creativity and free expression, even if it is
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Happy Friday! Read a Book for Fun!

As I have mentioned before, I am a student assistant at the Warren County Public Library, located on State Street a couple blocks from campus towards downtown. Upon my employment there, I realized many things about the library. Of course, I have a library card from when I was little. I remember getting picture books such as The Very Hungry
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Frank X Walker Poetry Workshop

On Saturday, March 1st, Kentucky’s current Poet Laureate, Frank X Walker, came to the Warren County Public Library to host a poetry workshop. This was a huge opportunity for English majors and English lovers alike. I took my seat among the others from various ages, places, and backgrounds in a room decorated in paper mache to listen to one of Kentucky’s most brilliant
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Brace yourselves…the Macy’s Used Book Sale is here!

Are you a lover of literature? Are you a poor college student? Are you a book hoarder? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, then the Macy’s Used Book Sale is exactly where you need to be February 28th-March 2nd. The Macy’s Used Book Sale is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. It is an event that
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Tom Hunley Speaks: An Email Interview and A Psalm

The English Majors’ Weblog wanted to cast out a line to Dr. Tom Hunley before his poetry reading tonight at the Warren County Public Library. Here are his rapid fire and altogether too wise responses.  He also was very kind in allowing us to reprint his poem, “Psalm on a Theme by Dean Young and a Somewhat Similar Theme by
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Dr. Bell’s Been Traveling, and He May NEVER COME BACK

Dr. David Bell has been very busy promoting his latest novel, NEVER COME BACK. If you didn’t have a chance to attend the NEVER COME BACK book launch on October 1st, stay tuned for a video of Dr. Bell’s reading coming soon! Here are some pictures from along the way and information about upcoming events, which are all open to
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Bowling Green Reading and Launch Party for David Bell’s new novel Never Come Back

Don’t forget! Reading and Launch Party for NEVER COME BACK is tonight,  Tuesday, October 1st! 6-7 p.m. reading at Warren County Public Library (open to the public).      

Reminder: Nancy Richey & Roger Givens Reading

Don’t forget that tonight there’s a reading at the Warren County Public Library! Information is posted on the calendar for your convenience. -Rachel

Plays, Workshops, Readings, and More!

There are endless English opportunities happening lately. There’s something that will interest any and every English major– there’s never been a better time to get involved. 1. The 10 Minute Play Festival will be this Friday, February 15th, at 7:30 p.m. and February 16th at 2 p.m. It will be held at Gordan Wilson Hall, and is a free event
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Do You Have Cabin Fever?

If so, you’re not alone. A handful of talented local writers will be reading at the Cabin Fever Local Author Series throughout February, every Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Warren County Public Library. The first writer is Mary Lucas, reading from A Shelter in a Time of Storm tomorrow night. Tickets are not required! For details, visit the library’s website or call
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