Be sure to mark your calendars now so you can attend the English Department Award Ceremony and Senior Reading! This event will take place on Thursday, May 8th at 7:00 p.m. Bring friends and family with you to attend the ceremony/reading; it’s free and open to the public. Come see your friends and fellow students … Continue reading
On April 17th, the English Club will be hosting an open mic reading night at Half Price Books Outlet on Campbell Lane. The event will begin at 7:00 PM. If you have been yearning to read your original poetry or short stories in front of an audience, now is your chance! Keep in mind that the works … Continue reading
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
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 … Continue reading
On Wednesday, March 26th, Terry Bisson visited Western Kentucky University for the Creative Writing Reading Series. By 7 p.m. Cherry Hall 125 was packed full of students, professors, readers, writers, and friends of Terry Bisson to hear him read some of his award-winning science fiction. I have to admit, it was probably the best Reading … Continue reading
Reading an excerpt from Walden, the “Spring” chapter, the end of his sojourn at Walden Pond. Just click on the picture above or click on this link.
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 … Continue reading