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Ph.D. Student in Creative Writing to Publish Three Poems

Curtis Bauer, Ph.D. student in Creative Writing in the Department of English, has three poems ("Two Studies of a Dust Speck that Used to Be a Man," "Hydrangeas Falling," and "El Ejido") forthcoming in Fulcrum: An Annual of Poetry and Aesthetics.

December 15, 2008

Ph.D. Student in Technical Communication to Publish Article

Lora Arduser, a Ph.D. student in Technical Communication and Rhetoric in the Department of English, will publish the article "Designing a Successful Group-Report Experience" (with Kathryn Rentz, Lisa Meloncon, and Mary Beth Debs) in the March 2009 issue of Business Communication Quarterly.

December 4, 2008

Ph.D. Student in Creative Writing to Publish Three Poems

Rick Pierce, a Ph.D. student in Creative Writing in the Department of English, will publish three new poems--"Waiting for the Reservations Window to Open," "Manke Dreams He's His Dead Dog, Mitch," and "Coming To"--in the Birmingham Poetry Review.

November 14, 2008

Ph.D. Student in Creative Writing Wins $500 Prize

Jessicca Vidrine, a Ph.D. student in Creative Writing in the Department of English, is the winner of the $500 nonfiction prize from So to Speak, a semi-annual journal of feminist poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. "Inheritance" will be published in the Winter/Spring 2009 issue.

November 6, 2008

MA Student in Creative Writing to Publish Short Story

Nancy Reyes, M.A. student in Creative Writing in the Department of English, will publish the short story "Lost in Summer" in the Fall 2008 issue of Concho River Review.

October 24, 2008

Creative Writing Student Carrie Jerrell to Publish Four Poems

Carrie Jerrell, a Ph.D. student in Creative Writing in the Department of English, has two poems forthcoming in Image ("The Fire Tower" and "In an Indiana County Thick with Copperheads") and two poems ("Mustangs" and "Phaethon") in the new anthology, Cadence of Hooves: A Celebration of Horses. In addition, Carrie received Honorable Mention in the Atlantic Monthly's student writing contest. See more after the link.

August 29, 2008

Creative Writing Student Curtis Bauer to Publish Two Poems

Curtis Bauer, a Ph.D. student in Creative Writing in the Department of English, has two poems forthcoming: "Aviary" will be published in Barrow Street and "Seeing A Tan Woman's Face, Late Winter" will be published in The American Poetry Review. Curtis was also a Lannan Visiting Writer in Residence this summer in Santa Fe.

August 27, 2008

English Ph.D. Student Quan Ha to Publish Article

Quan Ha, Ph.D. student in the Department of English, will publish the article "Trey Ellis's Platitudes: Redefining Black Voices" in the Spring 2009 issue of the Ethnic Studies Review.

July 31, 2008

Two Creative Writing Students Win TACWT Awards

Two creative writing students from the Department of English are recipients of the Texas Association of Creative Writing Teachers awards for graduate poetry and graduate nonfiction writing: Brent Newsom (poetry, nominated by Dr. William Wenthe) and Lauri Anderson (nonfiction, nominated by Dr. Jill Patterson).

July 22, 2008

Scott Mogul to Publish Article on Training Scientists for Effective Communication

Scott Mogull, a Ph.D. student in Technical Communication in the Department of English, will publish the article "A Call for New Courses to Train Scientists to be Effective Communicators in Contemporary Government and Business Settings," in the journal Technical Communication (November 2008, a special issue on qualitative research). Technical Communication is the quarterly research journal of the Society for Technical Communication.

June 19, 2008

Ph.D. Student in Creative Writing Awarded Scholarship

Marco Dominguez, Ph.D. student in Creative Writing in the Department of English, is the recipient of a $600 Leo Love Merit Scholarship in Poetry for the Taos Summer Writers Conference. Information about the conference is available at http://www.unm.edu/~taosconf/index.htm.

June 13, 2008

Ph.D. Student Scott Mogull to Publish Article

Scott Mogull, a Ph.D. student in Technical Communication and Rhetoric in the Department of English, will publish the article "Chronology of Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) Advertising Regulation in the U.S." in the Journal of the American Medical Writers Association. This article is based on a paper he wrote in Dr. Koerber's Fall 2007 ENGL 5377: Theory and Research in Health Communication.

June 6, 2008

M.A. Student Lauren Wallace Awarded Library of Congress Internship

Lauren Wallace, M.A. student in English, has been awarded a summer internship at the Library of Congress to contribute to the Chronicling America project for the National Digital Newspaper Program.

April 29, 2008

M.A. Student David Edgell Publishes Two Articles

David Edgell, an M.A. student in Technical Communication in the Department of English, has published two articles, "Cultural Implications of Collaborative Information Technologies (CITs) in International Online Collaboration and Global Virtual Teams" (co-authored with Dr. Bolanle Olaniran of Communication Studies) and "Distance Internships" (single authored), in Handbook of Research on Virtual Workplaces and the New Nature of Business Practices, edited by Pavel Zemliansky and Kirk St. Amant (IGI, 2008).

April 24, 2008

Patrick Whitfill Awarded Artist-in-Residence Position

Patrick Whitfill, a May 2008 Ph.D. graduate in Creative Writing from the Department of English, has been awarded the Hub-Bub Creative Writer Artist-in-Residence for 2008-2009 in Spartanburg, South Carolina. This post-doc position will allow Dr. Whitfill to finish his first book and begin work on another.

April 5, 2008

Ruben Quesada to Publish Translation

Ruben Quesada, a Ph.D. student in Creative Writing in the Department of English, is the translator for a limited edition chapbook, Exiled from the Throne of Night: Selections from the Poetry of Luis Cernuda, to be published by Aureole Press (University of Toledo).

March 25, 2008

Aaron Alford to Publish Essay

Aaron Alford, an M.A. student in Creative Writing in the Department of English, will publish the essay "The Quick" in the literary journal River Teeth. River Teeth is one of a small number of journals that publish nothing but creative nonfiction (and is one of the three most respected). He wrote this piece in Dr. Jill Patterson's memoir course (Spring 2007) and submitted it for publication as part of the requirements for that course.

March 4, 2008

Ph.D. Student Ruben Quesada to Publish Four Poem Translations

Ruben Quesada, a Ph.D. student in Creative Writing in the Department of English, will publish four Luis Cernuda poetry translations ("Autumn Feeling," "Old Garden," "Desire," and "Malibu") in Stand Magazine (School of English, University of Leeds, UK).

February 26, 2008

Ph.D. Student Matthew Purdy to Publish Short Story

Matthew Purdy, a Ph.D. student in Creative Writing in the Department of English, will publish the short story "Detente" in the literary journal Inch.

February 21, 2008

Ph.D. Student Nimi Finnigan to Publish Five Poems

Nimi Finnigan, a Ph.D. student in Creative Writing in the Department of English, has five poems soon to be published. Two will appear in The Rectangle (Spring 2008): "There Are Days" and "It Happened on the Lower 9th." Three will appear in the Journal of Caribbean Literature (Fall 2008): "A Cotton Field in Crosbyton, Texas," "Pittsburgh Dust," and "The Mother-Island's Choice."

February 15, 2008

Derek Ross to Publish Article

Derek Ross, a Ph.D. student in Technical Communication in the Department of English, will publish the article "Ars Dictaminis Perverted: The Personal Solicitation Email as a Genre" in The Journal of Technical Writing and Communication. 

January 10, 2008

Amy Wells Publishes Article

Amy Wells, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of English at Texas Tech University and at the University of Limoges (France), has published the article "'It's Her Fault!' Female Narrative Accomplices in The Secret Agent and R. West's The Birds Fall Down" in L'epoque Conradienne 33 (2007): 127-148.

January 8, 2008