Mark Spitzer, associate professor of writing, recently had his article “The NewWeird: Theory of the Double Effect” accepted by the Chronicle Review, which is published by the Chronicle of HigherEducation. This article looks at creative writing pedagogy and trends increative nonfiction. Also, Spitzer’s essay “Polemic: The History of PiratedEnglish-Language Translations of Jean Genet’s Poetry (with Chronology)” was acceptedby the literary journal House Organ. Additionally, Spitzer’s latest memoir, Sickin the Head, was just published by S A M Publishing. This book is the sequel to Writer in Residence, publishedin 2010 by the University of New Orleans Press.
Mark Spitzer, associate professor of writing, recently had his poem “Catfish Creatures of the Ozarks” accepted by Colere (Coe College, Iowa). He was also an artist in residence at Lake Forest College (IL), for the 2012 Lake Forest College Literary Festival in March.
Dr. Stephanie Vanderslice, an associate professor in the Department of Writing, had an essay recently published in the Huffington Post. Here’s the link to “So You Want to Get an MFA?: An Open Letter to My Students.”
Terry Wright, a professor in the Department of Writing, recently published a chapbook of poetry, entitled Graphs, with Kairos Editions (Lawrence, KS). Another poetry chapbook, Fractal Cut-Ups, has been accepted for publication later this year by Kattywompas Press (Cleveland, OH). In addition, Wright’s work has recently appeared in the following magazines: Blast Furnace, H.O.D. (A Handful of Dust), Epiphany, Leveler, Palooka, Pure Francis, Sunsets and Silencers, The Foliate Oak, The New Verse News, and Third Wednesday.