Publication: Rachel Linnea Brown

Rachel Linnea Brown’s poem “Memento” has been selected for publication by Gulf Coast.  She has also accepted a position at University of Kansas as a PhD student of Nineteenth-Century American Literature.  Rachel will be attending KU with a research fellowship, a department fellowship, and a $5,000 Mary Elizabeth and Andrew P. Debicki Scholarship for graduate studies.  She is excited to begin her KU studies in the fall.


Publication: Kristin George Bagdanov

Kristin George Bagdanov’s poem “Exchange Body” was given an honorable mention in the 2014 AWP Intro Journals Project competition. Her paper proposal “The Anthropocenic Lyric” was accepted for the 2015 MLA panel, “Anthropocene and Deep Time in Literary Studies,” which is co-sponsored by the divisions of 20th-Century American Literature and Literature and Science.

Publication: Kathryn Hulings

Kathryn Hulings, MA Creative Nonfiction 2012 and current CSU instructor, was a top ten finalist in the Boulder Writers’ Workshop 2013 Comedy Writing Contest for her essay, “My Bra.”  She read her work at the Member Showcase on Saturday, January 18, 2014 in Boulder.  “My Bra” will also be published in an upcoming issue of the Flatirons Literary Review.  Check out the following link for details:

Workshops and Publication: Mike Palmquist and Sue Doe

Mike Palmquist presented workshops on writing across the curriculum last week at Gustavus Adolphus College and the University of Michigan.  Sue Doe and Mike are the authors of “An Evolving Discourse: The Shifting Uses of Position Statements on Contingent Faculty,” which appeared this past month in a joint issue of the ADE Bulletin and ADFL Bulletin. The article is available at