Caroline Knapp: Publication and Award

Caroline Knapp had a poem published in With + Stand and has poems forthcoming in Little Red Leaves and Titmouse. Her poem “August Partita” was the winner of the Red Berry Editions Summer Storm broadside contest.


Todd Mitchell: Award

Todd Mitchell’s The Secret to Lying won this year’s Colorado Book Award in the Young Adult Novel category.

A Flight of Angels, a graphic novel gorgeously illustrated by Rebecca Guay and co-authored by Todd Mitchell (along with fantasy authors Holly Black, Bill Willingham, and others) is out in ARC and will be released by VERTIGO (an imprint of DC) in November. To see samples of the amazing art in this book, visit

Writing Center and Eddy 300 Lab Fall 2011 Hours

Writing Center Hours
Fall 2011 Limited Hours – August 29th-September 2nd
Monday-Friday 10-1pm Eddy Hall 6

Regular Hours – Beginning Sunday, September 4th
Monday-Thursday 10-4pm Eddy Hall 6
Friday – 10-1pm Eddy Hall 6
Sunday – Thursday 6pm-8pm, Morgan Library

Visit the Writing Center Website.

Eddy 300 Lab Hours
Monday – Thursday: 7:30 – 10
Friday: 7:30 – 6
Saturday: 11 – 5:30
Sunday: 11 – 7 (except Sunday August 28th)

Graduate Student News: Raul Moreno

Raul Moreno graduated from the department’s Creative Nonfiction M.A. program over the summer and joined the University of South Dakota English Department’s doctoral program. His thesis, “Zen and the Art of Conquest: A Misadventure with Phaedrus,” earned distinction and acceptance as an essay to the 2011 Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference in Grapevine, Texas. Raul will likely deliver a reading from the same work at the 2011 John R. Milton Writers’ Conference, held October 27-29 in Vermillion, South Dakota. (Come visit, please!) His review of’s debut nonfiction was published online over the summer by Brevity and Colorado Review and another essay, “What Happened Yesterday in Baghdad,” appears in print this fall in War, Literature, and the Arts. Links to both works can be found online at