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“Bad Poetry” is Great Fiction: MFA Student Earns AWP Intro Award in Fiction
Posted: Friday, April 17 2009
April 17, 2009 Written by Donna Emert “Bad Poetry” is Great Fiction: MFA Student Earns AWP Intro Award in Fiction MOSCOW, Idaho – Validation is good. Redoubled, it’s even sweeter. University of Idaho student Kendall Sand recently defended her thesis and will earn a Master of Fine Arts in creative writing May 16. The degree is concrete evidence that s...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | English | Kim Barnes | Brandon Schrand | News Release
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Idaho Poet and Professor Robert Wrigley Earns Sixth Pushcart Prize
Posted: Friday, May 8 2009
May 8, 2009 Written by Donna Emert MOSCOW, Idaho – Poet and University of Idaho Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing faculty member Robert Wrigley has earned an astounding sixth Pushcart Prize. The most recent award is for his poem, “Beautiful Country,” which first appeared in the 2008 edition of the poetry journal MARGIE. The poem will be reprinted in "Pushc...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | English | Jeff Jones | Robert Wrigley | Kim Barnes | Brandon Schrand | Daniel Orozco | News Release
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Distinguished Poet Denise Duhamel to Read
Wednesday, September 23 2009 at 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Denise Duhamel is the author of numerous books and chapbooks of poetry, most recently Ka-Ching! (University of Pittsburgh, 2009), Two and Two (2005), and Mille et un sentiments (Firewheel Editions, 2005). A winner of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, she has been anthologized widely, including four volumes of The Best American Poetry (2000, 1998, 1994, and 1993). She will g...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | English
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Perpetuating Idaho's Literary Legacy: Hemingway Celebration to Be Hosted by Idaho's Greatest Contemporary Authors Oct. 5-7
Posted: Monday, September 28 2009
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho and some of Idaho's most renowned contemporary writers will host three days of events, Oct. 5-7, in Moscow to celebrate Ernest Hemingway, his work and his enduring connection to Idaho. The event is sponsored by the University of Idaho Department of English, The Hemingway Foundation/PEN New England and The Hemingway Review. "Just two weeks ago, as the nig...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | English | Gary Williams | Kelly Quinnett | Kim Barnes | Mary Clearman Blew | Daniel Orozco | Susan Beegel | Creative Writing, M.F.A. | News Release
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Hemingway and Idaho: Hemingway Happy Hour and Silent Auction
Monday, October 5 2009 at 4:00 PM
Three days of events celebrating Ernest Hemingway, his work and his connection to Idaho begins with this happy hour and silent auction. Cost is $12 per person, and includes appetizers and one cocktail. Tickets are available at Bookpeople and the Red Door Restaurant in downtown Moscow. Current donations to the silent auction include a first edition copy of Hemingway’s "Men Without Women," original ...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | English
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Hemingway and Idaho: "A Moveable Feast"
Monday, October 5 2009 at 5:00 PM
This Hemingway-themed dinner includes wine pairings and a live reading from "Hills Like White Elephants," performed by Kelly Quinnett and Buddy Levy. The reading is sponsored by 3 Tall Women Productions. Cost is $60 per person, and includes the Hemingway Happy Hour and Silent Auction, which runs 4-5 p.m. same day. Tickets are available at Bookpeople in downtown Moscow. A portion of the proceeds su...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | English
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Hemingway and Idaho: "My Favorite Hemingway Story"
Monday, October 5 2009 at 7:30 PM
Join Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award-winner Michael Dahlie and University of Idaho English department faculty members Daniel Orozco, Mary Clearman Blew, Ron McFarland and Susan Beegel at the Prichard Art Gallery for an evening of conversation to celebrate Hemingway and his connection to Idaho. A reception will follow. For more information about the University of Idaho's three-day Hemingway celebrat...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | English
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Hemingway and Idaho: "Hemingway's Personal Farewell to Arms"
Tuesday, October 6 2009 at 7:30 PM
An illustrated lecture by noted Hemingway scholar and Hemingway Review editor Susan Beegel. She will discuss the history and biography behind "A Farewell to Arms." The lecture and slide-show will be of interest  those who have and haven't read the novel. College of Law Courtroom. Free and open to the public.  For more information about the University of Idaho's three-day Hemingway celeb...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | English | Susan Beegel
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Hemingway and Idaho: "Reading from 'A Gentleman’s Guide to Graceful Living'"
Wednesday, October 7 2009 at 7:30 PM
Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award-winner Michael Dahlie will read from his prize-winning novel, "A Gentleman’s Guide to Graceful Living." For more information about the University of Idaho's three-day Hemingway celebration, taking place Oct. 5-7, visit www.uidaho.edu/class/english/hemingway.aspx
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | English
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Author Reading: Novella Carpenter
Monday, October 19 2009 at 7:30 PM
Author and entrepreneur Novella Carpenter will read from her memoir "Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer" and from her blog, Ghost Town Farm, on Monday, Oct. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Administration Building, University Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. A Northwest native with back-to-nature roots, Carpenter began squat farming in a gritty urban Oakland, California neig...
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English | Sustainability
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