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Virtual Reading Event by Novelist Brandon Hobson

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Brandon Hobson, thes 2020-21 Walton Visiting Writer in Fiction, will give a virtual reading at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 25, in collaboration with the program and the Fayetteville Public Library.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures, Colloquia & Symposia Creative Writing & Translation Program Department of English

English Student Named 2021 Humanities Without Walls Pre-Doctoral Workshop Fellow

Monday, February 22, 2021

Kristen Figgins, a doctoral candidate in English, was recently named a 2021 Humanities Without Walls Pre-Doctoral Workshop Fellow after nomination by the U of A Humanities Center.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Graduate School Awards Humanities Department of English

Creative Writing M.F.A. Student Launches Literary Magazine

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Samantha Campbell, a first-year M.F.A. student in fiction writing in the Program in Creative Writing and Translation has co-founded Black Moon Magazine, an online literary arts journal featuring fiction and poetry.

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

The Diamond Line Undergraduate Literary Magazine Extends Submission Deadline for Issue 3

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

The Diamond Line undergraduate literary magazine is seeking submissions of poetry, visual art, prose, creative nonfiction and drama for Issue 3. The deadline for submissions has been extended to March 5.

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

Professor Eric Darnell Pritchard Joins English Department as New Brown Chair in English Literacy

Friday, February 05, 2021

Pritchard plans to focus upon encouraging literacy language and practice throughout the state of Arkansas and beyond as well as develop programs such as an Arkansas Literacy Lab.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Appointments Diversity & Inclusion Humanities Department of English

Creative Writing M.F.A. Student Awarded Prestigious Literary Grant

Monday, January 25, 2021

Alys Dutton, a third-year M.F.A. student in fiction writing, has been awarded a prestigious research and writing grant from the Elizabeth George Foundation.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Graduate School Awards Points of Pride Creative Writing & Translation Program Department of English

Professor Emeritus of English Collaborates with Fellow Literacy Scholar and Long-Time Friend on New Book

Friday, January 15, 2021

David Jolliffe, U of A professor emeritus of English, and Eli Goldblatt, professor emeritus of Temple University, co-wrote a book, Literacy as Conversation: Learning Networks in Urban and Rural Communities.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Humanities Department of English

English Graduate Student Publishes Horror Novel

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

In January, English M.A. student Christopher Farris will publish a new horror novel, The Fountain, which is set in the Ozarks. 

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