42 Miles Press Book Release
TRACEY KNAPP reads from MOUTH
Thursday, Oct 22 at 7:30 pm
3rd Floor Bridge, Wiekamp Hall, IUSB
book sales and signing to follow
free and open to the public
Tracey Knapp is the author of Mouth, winner of the 42 Miles Press Poetry Award in 2014. She has received scholarships from the Tin House Writers’ Workshop and the Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fund. Her work has appeared in Best New Poets 2008 and 2010, Five Points, Red Wheelbarrow Review, The New Ohio Review, The Minnesota Review, The Carolina Quarterly and elsewhere. She lives in San Francisco. Find her at traceyknapp.com
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This Wednesday at Notre Dame and Thursday at IUSB.
Both events free and open to the public.
WINESBURG, INDIANA book release
featuring MICHAEL MARTONE, VALERIE SAYERS, JOYELLE MCSWEENEY,
& KELCEY ERVICK PARKER
Wed. Oct 7 at 7:30 Notre Dame Hammes Bookstore
Thurs. Oct 8 at 7:30 at IUSB on the 3rd Floor Bridge of Wiekamp Hallbook sales and signing to follow
free and open to the public
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Next week at IUSB!
IUSB’s literary journal Analecta kicks off its submissions period with an open mic for IUSB students.
STUDENT OPEN MIC hosted by Analecta/Creative Writing Club (with guest appearances by professors)
Thurs. Oct 1
6:00-8:00 pm in DW 3001
If you are an IUSB student and would like to sign up to read your creative work at this event, email Lucas Burkett at email@example.com
(or just show up and volunteer at an open slot)
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Prof Kelcey Ervick Parker was featured in a Faculty Spotlight at Inside IU:
IU South Bend professor and author Kelcey Ervick Parker has the best of both worlds
They say you can’t have your cake and eat it too, but award-winning author and IU South Bend professor Kelcey Ervick Parker disagrees.
“I’m really fortunate that my teaching overlaps so much with my writing,” Ervick said. “It’s pretty ideal.”
She secured a position as associate professor of English and director of creative writing at IU South Bend after receiving her doctorate from the University of Cincinnati. On the transition, Ervick said she came from “a large Midwestern university on a big river” to a “smaller Midwestern university on the banks of a smaller river.”
A busy teaching job didn’t hinder her writing in the slightest. Most recently, Ervick is one of the Indiana authors to contribute to the IU Press book “Winesburg, Indiana.” In the short story, “Limberlost,” Ervick tells the heartbreaking tale of a woman who finds herself stuck in a small, forgotten town because of the saddest of circumstances.
In addition to “Limberlost,” Ervick is the author of two other books, “Liliane’s Balcony” and “For Sale by Owner,” both centered on the tragic and twisted lives of female characters.
Read the rest here: http://inside.iu.edu/spotlights-profiles/faculty-staff/2015-09-09-kelcey-ervick-parker.shtml
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Congratulations to IUSB Faculty Member, Nancy Botkin, whose poetry was recognized in both categories of this year’s Indiana Poetry Award contest!
Indiana’s current Poet Laureate, George Kalamaras, announced the winners.
Nancy’s poems “Studebaker Wives” and “Missing” are published on the winner’s page: http://www.wabashwatershed.com/2015/08/23/julyaugust2015feature/
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