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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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The Little Writing Center of Horrors

The Writing Center is holding a costume contest and open house on Halloween starting at 1 in the afternoon. There’s also going to be a two sentence horror story…for you creative writers out there!! There will be three judges, one of them being Dr. Fife! There will be fun and prizes to win, so come to the Writing Center on
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Potter College Fall Festival : “I Wish Ogden did Cool Stuff Like This!”

As most of you know, the lovely Potter College Fall Festival was this past Wednesday, and it was fantastic! There was live music, food, and pumpkins. I made a flower bouquet, drank hot apple cider, and won a cool mug from the history department. There was a table where you can get poems written for you, learn about study abroad,
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Muse-ical English Major: Part 1

Collin Hancock is a classmate of mine. Has been for a couple of years now, and is a pretty cool guy. In addition to being an English major and student, he’s also a musician. Jacky Killian: How old are you, and what year are you currently in? Collin Hancock: I’m 22, and I’m a senior. Jacky: What is your concentration?
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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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Idleness: The Mother of Possibility

What would summer be without idleness.  Sven Berkirts’ peripatetic essay in praise of idleness, “The Mother of Possibility”, is a reminder of the need for what Walt Whitman called ‘loafing’ not as an instrumental act, a recharge of the batteries, but as a state of being on par with industry as a human value.  For the practitioner of the liberal
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Registration Blitz Starts this Week: May 15th – 21st

Get registered for fall ASAP by attending this WKU event specifically for students who still need their registration holds lifted and advice about registering. See the attached flyer for details:

Congratulations to Our Spring 2014 Graduates and Winners from the English Awards Ceremony

The English department has a lot to be proud of right now. First, we have a long list of wonderful Spring 2014 graduates who we would like to congratulate. We will miss seeing your faces around Cherry Hall, but know you each have bright futures ahead of you. Please keep in touch, and remember you are always welcome to visit
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Science Fiction and Suspense at the Kentucky Writers Conference

A collaborative post between Andria Nealis and Tiffany Hughes. The Southern Kentucky Writers Conference and Bookfest is one of the largest annual literary events. It hosts thousands of potential writers each April. This past Bookfest was held Friday and Saturday, April 25 & 26. During this event, there were several writing workshops on Friday, April 25th, where authors that had books available for
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