Tag Archives: Creative Writing

Eportfolio Tutorial

In the first half of the Spring ’17 semester Christina, Angelica, and Aracelia joined me in taking the first eportfolio tutorial offered in the English Department. (Note: If you would like to know more about eportfolios, Kathleen Blake Yancey has contributed a short article to the Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities keyword project accessible here.) As part […]
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Miscellany Goes National

Laura Rashley, Editor-in-Chief of Miscellany, reflects on the exciting new direction of our College’s undergraduate literary journal, now in its 36th year and now officially a national undergraduate literary journal. She writes: Since its founding in 1980 by the poet Paul Allen and his student, John Aiello, Miscellany has gone through some dramatic changes. It […]
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And They’re Off!: Students Accepted into MFA Creative Writing Programs

Congratulations to the following English alumni who will continue writing as graduate students in an MFA Creative Writing Program in the Fall: Owen Hardy (’15) was accepted into the MFA Program for fiction at Queen’s College/Charlotte. Lauren Krouse (’13) will attend the University of North Carolina-Wilmington’s MFA Program for nonfiction. Y-Danair Niehrah (’15) will begin […]
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Sailing the Arctic Circle

Congratulations to CofC alum and English major/CW concentrator Alexander Lumans, who recently received an Arctic Circle Residency for his creative writing. The competitive—and highly unusual—residency offers writers an opportunity to pursue their work while sailing aboard a three-masted tall ship in the Arctic Circle. From June 12 to July 1, Alex will set sail with […]
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Working with Words: Kailey Milks and Hub City Press

Graduating English major and Creative Writing Concentrator Kailey Milks has landed an extraordinary internship at Hub City Books in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Hub City is the award-winning non-profit independent press known across the country as a home for well-crafted, high-quality works by new and established authors, with an emphasis on the Southern experience. Kailey will […]
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The Art of Book-Making

Students in Prof. Rosko’s ENGL 402: Advanced Poetry capstone not only studied the practicalities and theories behind the sequencing of poems in a book, but they also had the opportunity to make a poetry chapbook of their own. Brien Beidler, Director of the Bindery and Conservation Studio at the Charleston Library Society and a College […]
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Bret Lott Inducted into SC Academy of Authors Hall of Fame

On April 11, the South Carolina Academy of Authors will induct College of Charleston professor of English Bret Lott into the South Carolina Literary Hall of Fame. Lott, along with this year’s fellow inductees Dorothea Benton Frank, William Ioor, and Marjorie Wentworth, will be honored by the academy, which is devoted to the identification, recognition […]
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Anthony Varallo’s Book Named a Finalist in Fiction Prize

Anthony Varallo’s newest short story collection   Think of Me and I’ll Know (TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press, 2013) was named a finalist for the 2014 Balcones Fiction Prize.
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Feature on Jon Sealy’s novel The Whiskey Baron

How to Write a Novel: Wake Early, Embrace Rejection, Keep Your Day Job Posted on CofC News | 20 March 2014 | 9:00 am http://news.cofc.edu/2014/03/20/how-to-write-novel/ Here’s how the dream goes: Aspiring novelist goes to college, takes writing and literature courses. He pens his first novel, the writing process blissful and effortless. The book is a […]
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Ryan Graudin ’09 Launches Young Adult Book with Major Publisher

First published on Dec. 13, 2013 by Christine Ragusa on the HSS blog. Since graduating from the Honors College in 2009, Ryan Graudin has been putting the skills she learned as an English major to use.  Her love for books (plus a lot of blood, sweat and tears) has landed Ryan a contract with a […]
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