Archive for the 'Creative Nonfiction' Category

Sigma Tau Delta Down to the Border

On March 19-22, six members of Sigma Tau Delta attended the international convention in Albuquerque, New Mexico. What is Sigma Tau Delta, you ask? Well, let me tell you. It is an International English Honor Society that strives to recognize students for their high achievements in English literature and language and promotes culture on college campuses around the world. If
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Messages in a Bottle Blog

More information about Messages in a Bottle: What: Writing Group for Students and Faculty. Location: The South Campus Food Court. Time: Thursdays at 4 p.m.  

Editorial: Why I think science and writing work together.

On Wednesday the 15th, Bill Nye—known from my childhood as the Science Guy—spoke at Diddle Arena. He discussed his family history, specifically talking about his father’s interest in sundials and how this would influence Bill’s work as a scientist. One theme Nye revisited throughout his speech involved our ability to change the world. Specifically, Nye implored his audience to appreciate
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Stephen Fry on Loving Living Language and on Hating the Haters

Ran into this inspiring and delicious take on language, done in “kinetic typography”.  Lesson? English majors are and should be lovers of the word in all its many forms, broken and otherwise. Enjoy. Stephen Fry on Language  

Don’t Forget–Jane Olmsted!

Dr. Jane Olmsted, head of the WKU Diversity & Community Studies department, will read her prize-winning creative non-fiction for the Creative Writing Reading Series. The event begins at 7:00 pm tonight in Cherry Hall 125. Want to hear a fantastic piece of non-fiction? Need to fulfill a class requirement? Could you possibly get extra credit out of this? Come hear Dr.
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A Reminder and a Correction: Henry Fiction Award

Happy Monday to everyone! We’d like to make a correction regarding our previous post about the Henry Fiction award application date. Entries are due by April 15th, 2014. Now you have even more time to get those stories ready to win a cash prize. Hop to it! If you missed our last post, here is the information again.

Deadline for Submissions to the 17th Annual Gender & Women’s Studies Writing Contest is Upon Us!

17th Annual Gender & Women’s Studies Creative Writing Contest Seeks fresh, reflective poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction exploring feminist themes/issues. Deadline: 4:00 p.m. Friday, March 28, 2014 Any WKU student may submit one original, unpublished work up to 750 words. Entrant’s name must not appear on the manuscript, but should be accompanied by a cover sheet that includes The title
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