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Posts tagged as “English department”

Professor’s new book highlights William Faulkner

Abby Taylor Assistant News Editor Kirk Curnutt, professor and chair of the English department, recently wrote “William Faulkner (Critical Lives),” in which he looks into the life and writings of William Faulkner. “The book is a part of a series of books called ‘Critical Lives,’ and they’re basically pocket biographies,” Curnutt said.  The “Critical Lives” series Read More

Reading revived by ‘Cover to Cover’

Madina Seytmuradova Staff Writer After the termination of the Common Reading Initiative (CRI) last year, “Cover to Cover,” a new reading group, sprung up this semester to pick up the task of fostering a culture of reading on campus. “So (JohnReid McGlamory and I) were working on something else this summer, and we decided that we Read More

Expanding the creative realm: Professors and students talk about opportunities for writers on campus

Anushka KC Contributor Madina Seytmuradova Variety Editor Almost everyone at one point or another has written a poem or story, but not many share their works, let alone publish them. “Do any people try to do uncreative writing?” said Michael Orlofsky, the director of the creative writing program at Troy University. “Writing up those ideas is Read More

The Rubicon offers Troy University students a chance to get involved and write

Ngoc Vo Staff Writer   The Rubicon is Troy University’s student-run, student-established literary journal, a place for students whose affair with words is adoring yet rigorous to express themselves in the most intimate and satisfying way. Founded in 2009, the Rubicon has published various types of submissions including prose, poetry and nonfiction from committed students of Read More