Category: Publishing

Derek Askey Interviews Peter Stenson

Derek Askey: When we first talked about Fiend <> , before it even had that title, you said you watched all of Breaking Bad <> , then all of The Walking Dead <> , and then wrote this book in a month. That sounds a little too tidy, even for you. In short, I don’t […]

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On Things That Are

December 5, 2013  |  Nonfiction, Publishing, Writing

While “things” may appear to be an imprecise word, it is an accurate descriptor for the subjects and images of Amy Leach’s 2012 lyric essay collection Things That Are (published by Milkweed Editions).  Leach is most interested in exploring the significance and complexity of being a thing, one organism in a complex environment, which is […]

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Being Indian: A Memory

October 29, 2013  |  Internships, Nonfiction, Publishing, Writing

 The American West is stunningly beautiful. Its images, quilted together, form a landscape that can be brought to mind with the aroma of pine that stings my nostrils, the feel of soil between my fingers, the sound of a waterfall or the taste of chokecherry jelly that my mom used to make in August. To […]

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Internship Opportunities Abound

Whether you are a new, weathered, or prospective graduate student in the Creative Writing Program, you musn’t forget about the abundance of internship opportunities available to you! The English Department created a formal internship program about 20 years ago, and today – thanks to the hard work of Deanna Ludwin, John Calderazzo, and others – […]

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Collaborations: Matthew Cooperman and Aby Kaupang Cooperman read at the UCA

  “Into this wild Abyss / the womb of Nature, and perhaps her grave.”  Matthew Cooperman prefaces his latest collection, Imago for the Fallen World, with this quote from Milton. As evident in this textual mosaic in collaboration with the artist Marius Lehene, Matthew is socially conscious and exhilarating poet writing with urgency and force. […]

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A Charm for Sleep: An Annotation

April 8, 2013  |  Annotations, MFA, Poetry, Publishing, Writing

Rehm, Pam. “A Charm for Sleep.” Small Works. Chicago: Flood Editions, 2005. What I admire in this poem (which pertains, really, to Small Works as a whole, as well as to The Larger Nature) is the poet’s sense of surety, her feeling of calm, a tone or bearing carefully measured out to ultimately form a […]

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AWP Happenings: I'm Already Exhausted and Exhilarated

AWP 2013 is upon us, and we’ve all got big plans.  Check out what the CSU folks will be up to: FACULTY: Dan Beachy-Quick:  Friday, March 8: 2:00: Ahsahta Book Signing;  3:30: The Arcadia Project Panel w/ Jennifer Moxley, Josh Corey, Jonathan Skinner, and Brenda Ijima; The Arcadia Project: Writing the Postmodern Pastoral; Location: Room 109, […]

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