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Honors student, Hannah Utter, receives award in creative nonfiction

Hannah Utter

Honors student, Hannah Utter, receives award in creative nonfiction

Hannah UtterHonors student, Hannah Utter, has been awarded the Western Regional Honors Council Literature Award in Creative Nonfiction. Her creative nonfiction essay was chosen by a faculty committee at the University of Wyoming and will be published in Scribendi—the Western Regional Honors Council’s literary magazine based at the University of New Mexico. Hannah has been invited to attend the WRHC annual conference and award ceremony in Bozeman, Montana, March 2019, to receive her cash prize and recognition.

Wordplay contributes humor, creativity to writing

Sara Quenzer

Wordplay contributes humor, creativity to writing

Jokes aside, the English language is a huge and diverse system containing over 170,000 words. With the language constantly adapting, that number only grows. In a language so large, word choice is incredibly important for authors as they write because words are able to evoke a range of feelings and emotions.

“Word choice and arrangement is foundational to good writing,” said Annie Lampman, a clinical assistant professor who teaches creative writing in the Honors College. » More …

Assistant Dean Robin Bond presents at International Virginia Woolf Conference

Assistant Dean Robin Bond presents at International Virginia Woolf Conference

Dr. Robin Bond of the Honors College, together with Dr. Trevor Bond of the Washington State University Libraries, traveled recently to Reading, England to present at the Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf: ‘Virginia Woolf and the World of Books’. Their papers were part of a panel exploring the Personal Library of Leonard and Virginia Woolf, which belongs to the Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections of the WSU Libraries in Pullman, Washington.
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Honors Distinguished Lecture Series: Edith Wharton’s Two Americas

Distinguished Lecture Series Presents Donna M. Campbell: “Edith Wharton’s Two Americas”

Washington State University English Professor and Humanities Fellow Donna M. Campbell will present “Edith Wharton’s Two Americas” at 5:30 p.m. Tues., Feb. 21, in Goertzen 21 (GCAD 21). The presentation is co-hosted by the Humanities Planning Group (HPG) and the Honors College, and is free and open to the public.

Read more about this invited lecture on Honors News >>

“Edith Wharton’s Two Americas” topic of WSU humanities lecture Feb. 21

“Edith Wharton’s Two Americas” topic of WSU humanities lecture Feb. 21

Washington State University English Professor and Humanities Fellow Donna M. Campbell will present “Edith Wharton’s Two Americas” at 5:30 p.m. Tues., Feb. 21, in Goertzen 21 (GCAD 21). The presentation is co-hosted by the Humanities Planning Group (HPG) and the Honors College, and is free and open to the public. » More …

New One-Credit Workshop Announced: How to Get a Literary Agent/How to Be a Literary Agent

New One-Credit Workshop Announced: How to Get a Literary Agent/How to Be a Literary Agent

A One-Credit Workshop: English 358

Fall 2016 – November7-9

6:00-8:30 p.m. Bundy Reading Room, Avery Hall

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In this hands-on class, veteran literary agent Taryn Fagerness will teach students how to attract a literary agent to their work and the pitfalls to avoid on their journey to publication.

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