English News


Himes/Sweeney Visiting Scholar series to feature poet and essayist

The Lycoming College English Department will continue its Himes/Sweeney Visiting Scholar in Creative Writing series with readings by poet Stephen Dunn and essayist Barbara Hurd. The event will be held Tuesday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall. It is free and open to the public.

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Feinstein to be keynote speaker for international jazz conference

Lycoming College English and creative writing professor Sascha Feinstein, Ph.D., has been selected as the keynote speaker for “Jazz in Word: European (Non-)Fiction,” an international conference presented by the University of Vienna that will be held at the Amerika-Haus in Vienna, Austria, May 22-24.

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Winter 2013 issue of Brilliant Corners now available

The winter 2013 issue of “Brilliant Corners: A Journal of Jazz & Literature” is now available. The journal, which features jazz-related poetry, fiction and non-fiction, is edited by Sascha Feinstein, Ph.D., professor of English and creative writing at Lycoming College.

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English department to host award-winning author

The Lycoming College English department, as part of its Reading Series, will welcome award-winning author and poet Davis Jauss for a public reading on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 7:30 p.m. in the Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall.

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English professor presents paper at conference

Andrew Leiter, Ph.D., associate professor of English at Lycoming College, attended the Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference: Faulkner and the Black Literatures of the Americas in July in Oxford, Miss.

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Summer edition of Brilliant Corners available

The latest edition of "Brilliant Corners: A Journal of Jazz and Literature" has been released. The journal is edited by founder Dr. Sascha Feinstein, professor of English and creative writing at Lycoming College. Feinstein is also a poet and essayist, as well as the editor of "Ask me Now: Conversations of Jazz and Literature," a compilation of 10 years of Brilliant Corners materials.

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Brilliant Corners jazz journal receives arts grant

Brilliant Corners: A Journal of Jazz & Literature recently received a $2,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.

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Award-winning novelist to speak March 21

The Lycoming College English Department will host award-winning novelist, memoirist and screenwriter Connie May Fowler for a reading on Thursday, March 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall. The event is free to the public.

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New edition of Brilliant Corners released

The latest edition of "Brilliant Corners: A Journal of Jazz & Literature" has been released. The journal is edited by founder Dr. Sascha Feinstein, professor of English and creative writing at Lycoming College. Feinstein is also a poet and essayist, as well as the editor of "Ask me Now: Conversations of Jazz & Literature," a compilation of 10 years of "Brilliant Corners" materials.

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Students present at medieval and early modern studies conference

Thirteen Lycoming College students presented papers at the Annual Undergraduate Conference in Medieval and Early Modern Studies held in December at Moravian College. The interdisciplinary program explored and celebrated the literature, history, art and philosophy of the periods ranging from 500 CE to 1800 CE. The event is one of the nation's few undergraduate conferences focused on humanities and was the first to feature medieval and early modern studies.

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Professor releases new book of poetry

Dr. Sascha Feinstein, professor of English at Lycoming College, recently released his second collection of poetry, "Ajanta's Ledge." A book-signing will be held at Otto's bookstore in downtown Williamsport on Friday, Oct. 5, from 5-8 p.m. Copies are also available at the College's Streeter Campus Store.

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Brilliant Corners summer issue publishes alumni

The 2012 summer issue of Brilliant Corners: A Journal of Jazz & Literature has been released. Dr. Sascha Feinstein, the journal's founding editor, is an English professor at Lycoming College. Feinstein is also the editor of "Ask Me Now: Conversations of Jazz & Literature," which compiles the first 10 years of interviews that first appeared in Brilliant Corners.

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Tributary student literary magazine released

The Lycoming College English Department announces the release of the 2012 edition of the Tributary student literary magazine.

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