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Olsson Receives John Hurt Fisher Prize
Posted: Friday, May 7 2010
Kurt Olsson, emeritus professor of English, received the John Hurt Fisher Prize from the John Gower Society, which is the society’s highest honor. They honored Olsson for his lifelong work on Gower, capped by his article “Composing the King, 1390-91: Gower’s Ricardian Rhetoric,” in the most recent volume of Studies in the Age of Chaucer. The award came at the 45th International Conference on Medie...
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UI MFA Candidate Wins Academy of American Poets Prize
Posted: Friday, April 3
A poem by University of Idaho third-year MFA student Max Eberts was selected as the winning entry in UI’s Creative Writing Program’s annual Academy of American Poets contest. UI’s competition was judged by Allison Joseph, who said Eberts’ winning poem, “Blue Jay and Sparrow,” left her “enchanted.” Joseph will be the visiting poet through UI’s...
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English | Creative Writing, M.F.A. | News Release
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Award-winning Writer Matt Bell to Read at UI on April 16
Posted: Thursday, April 2
Award-winning writer Matt Bell will visit the University of Idaho as part of UI’s Distinguished Visiting Writers Series. His reading will take place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 16 at the UI Law School Courtroom. This event is free and open to the public. Following the reading will be a question and answer session, as well as a book signing by Bell. “Matt Bell's writing fascinates and...
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English | Creative Writing, M.F.A. | News Release
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‘Moveable Feast’ Highlights Hemingway’s Journey Through Food
Posted: Friday, February 27
Foodies and literary enthusiasts alike are invited to join the University of Idaho’s Creative Writing Program in celebrating the legacy of Ernest Hemingway with a culinary journey through his travels on Tuesday, March 3, as part of UI’s sixth annual Hemingway Festival. Tickets are still available for “A Moveable Feast,” an annual fundraising dinner held to support UI&rsquo...
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UI’s English Department to Celebrate Hemingway Fest March 3-5
Posted: Wednesday, February 25
The University of Idaho’s Creative Writing Program’s Sixth Annual Hemingway Festival will honor the legacy of Ernest Hemingway and his connection to Idaho with a series of readings, a film and the Hemingway Feast from March 3-5. The event begins at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 3 at BookPeople with UI Professor Ron McFarland reading from his new book “Appropriating Hemingway: Using Him a...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | English | News Release
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Award-winning Writer Alison Hawthorne Deming to read at the University of Idaho on March 4
Posted: Monday, February 23
MOSCOW, Idaho – Feb. 23, 2015 – Alison Hawthorne Deming visits the University of Idaho at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 4 at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre. This event is free and open to the public. Following the reading will be a question and answer session, as well as a book signing by Deming.  “Alison Deming’s readings are magical,” said Scott Slovic, cha...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | English | News Release
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Award-winning Palestinian-American Poet Naomi Shihab Nye to read at the University of Idaho on Nov. 13, 2014
Posted: Tuesday, November 4 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – November 13, 2014 – Naomi Shihab Nye visits the University of Idaho at 7:30 p.m on Thursday, Nov. 13, in the UI College of Law Courtroom. This event is free and open to the public. Following the reading will be a question and answer session, as well as a book signing by Nye. “Naomi Shihab Nye’s work achieves that rare combination of fine poetic craft and wi...
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Apply Now for a Semester in America’s Wildest Classroom
Posted: Friday, March 7 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Enroll now to spend a semester living and learning in Idaho’s beautiful and rugged mountains through the University of Idaho College of Natural Resource’s Semester in the Wild. Semester in the Wild combines upper-division science learning, leadership, environmental literature and writing while living in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness. Students lea...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | Natural Resources | English | News Release | University of Idaho | environment
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Teju Cole Brings International Lens to University of Idaho
Posted: Friday, November 1 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – Internationally acclaimed novelist and photographer Teju Cole will read his work and sign books Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the Law School Courtroom at the Menard Law Building on the University of Idaho campus. The event is free and open to the public. “Teju has a unique and powerful way of seeing our world,” said Doug Heckman, University of Idaho MFA Crea...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | English | News Release | Moscow | Doug Heckman | Amanda Cairo | English
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UI Adds Blues to Fall Color With Whiting Fellow Poet Tyehimba Jess
Posted: Thursday, October 10 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho — Bridging academic and slam poetry, Tyehimba Jess will read his work and sign books Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Law School Courtroom at the Menard Law Building on the University of Idaho campus. The event is free and open to the public. “Tyehimba’s poetry readings are world renown,” said Doug Heckman, University of Idaho MFA Creative Writing progr...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | English | English, M.A.T. | Creative Writing, M.F.A. | English, M.A. | News Release | Doug Heckman | Amanda Cairo | English | Creative Writing, M.F.A.
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