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New Collection of Essays by English Professor Toni Jensen Released Today

Tuesday, September 08, 2020

Carry, a memoir-in-essays about gun violence, land and indigenous women's lives by Toni Jensen, a professor of fiction in the Program in Creative Writing and Translation, was released today by Ballantine Books.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Humanities Creative Writing & Translation Program Department of English

The Diamond Line Literary Magazine Open for Submissions

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

The student magazine intends to showcase the original creative work of University of Arkansas undergraduate students. Students may email submissions to litmag@uark.edu until Oct. 1.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Humanities Creative Writing & Translation Program Department of English

Undergraduate English Majors Take Top Honors in Statewide Poetry Contest

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Addison Mahaffey and Anna Beth Lane, both in the honors English majors, won 1st and 2nd place for their poetry, respectively, in the Jeanie Dolan Carter Memorial Collegiate Poetry Contest.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Honors College Awards Humanities Creative Writing & Translation Program Department of English

Elizabeth Muscari Named Undergraduate Winner of Felix Christopher McKean Memorial Award

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Elizabeth Muscari, a senior honors English major, has been awarded the undergraduate Felix Christopher McKean Memorial Award for her poem, "Poem for Ann."

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Honors College Awards Humanities Creative Writing & Translation Program Department of English

Becoming Visible Through Storytelling

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

In a new Research Frontiers feature, read about Kathy McGregor's experience with the Prison Story Project, driven in part by U of A faculty, students and alumni.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Humanities Outreach Creative Writing & Translation Program Department of English

'I Don't Know What I Just Wrote'; New 'Short Talks' Features Alumnus Matt Henriksen

Tuesday, March 03, 2020

Poet, teacher and creative writing director for the Northwest Arkansas Prison Story Project, Matt Henriksen talks about the project that helps incarcerated men and women tell their stories.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Fine Arts Humanities Outreach Research and Innovation Creative Writing & Translation Program Department of English

Binns to Present on Arkansas and Socialism March 4

Friday, February 21, 2020

Samuel Binns, a graduate student in the creative writing program, will present "To Labor for Justice: Arkansas and Socialism" at 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, in Mullins Library Room 130.

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The Diamond Line Literary Magazine Open for Submissions

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

The magazine intends to showcase the creative work of University of Arkansas undergraduate students in both online and hard copy publications. Make submissions by March 1.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Graduate School Fine Arts Creative Writing & Translation Program Department of English
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