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Rachel Banka’s “The Dead-End” for the Evans Harrington Creative Writing Scholarship (Judge Melissa Ginsburg) Jacob Donaldson’s “Father, Son, and Holy Ghost” for the Ella Somerville Award in Poetry (Judge Ann Fisher-Wirth) Vivian Lang’s “You and Henry, That One Time” for the Ella Somerville Award in Fiction (Judge Jack Pendarvis) Kieran Lyons’s “Banyon” for the Bondurant […]
Melissa Ginsburg will sign her book of poems, Dear Weather Ghost, at Off Square Books on April 24 at 5:00p.m. and read at 5:30p.m. See more here.
Second-floor Bondurant Hall lounge to be used for creative writing workshops, receptions and more. See the full story here.
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Crime fiction author Megan Abbott has been selected as the 2013-2014 Grisham Writer-in-Residence. Click HERE for the full story.
We are pleased to announce that renowned poet Dave Smith will be joining the UM English Department this fall. Get the full story HERE.
The Frances Bell McCool Lecture in Faulkner Studies Presents: “The Man from Mottstown” on Nov. 12 at 7:30 p.m.
Phillip “Pip” Gordon will deliver his lecture, “The Man from Mottstown: Hubert Creekmore’s Debt to and Influence on William Faulkner” on Monday, November 12 at 7:30 P.M. in Peabody 206. Phillip is a Ph.D. candidate in the English department. His lecute is based on a chapter from his in-progress dissertation, “Gay Faulkner: Uncovering a Homosexual Presence in […]
Special Screening of HBO’s TREME, episode 6, hosted by the author of the screenplay, Chris Offutt on October 30 at 7p.m. in Bishop 209
Please join author Chris Offutt and the Ole Miss community for a screening of the episode of Treme that Offutt scripted for HBO. Treme, the award-winning HBO series, is set in a post-Katrina New Orleans and features musicians, chefs, and artists as compelling characters. The series has been celebrated for its lively, authentic writing and […]
Internationally Acclaimed Poet and Classicist, Anne Carson to Perform at the Ford Center on October 23, at 7p.m.
The internationally acclaimed poet and classicist Anne Carson and her partner Robert Currie will come to the University of Mississippi soon. On Tuesday, October 23, at 7 p.m., they will perform two experimental, collaborative pieces that involve Carson’s poetry along with dance and film. The titles of the pieces are “Cassandra Float Can” and “Possessive […]