Danielle Cadena Deulen Reads Award-Winning Memoir
A variety of writing forms translated into many writing awards for Danielle Cadena Deulen and her memoir "The Riots," including the Great Lakes Colleges Association (GLCA) 2012 Creative Nonfiction Writing Prize. Deulen reads from her memoir on Tuesday, November 13, at 5:30 p.m. in the Albion College Library Wendell Will Room.
In "The Riots," Deulen mixes narrative, essays and other writing forms to explore subjects including autism, ethnic heritage, suicide and self-identity, as experienced by herself and others in her life. Along with the GLCA award, the memoir won the 2010 Association of Writing Programs Prize in Creative Nonfiction and was a finalist for the 2011 Grub Street National Book Prize in Nonfiction. She also published a collection of poems, "Lovely Asunder," which won the Miller Williams Arkansas Poetry Prize. Her poetry and essays have appeared in journals such as The Utne Reader, The Missouri Review, The Iowa Review, Smartish Pace, and The Indiana Review. Deulen received her M.F.A. in Creative Writing from George Mason University and her Ph.D. in English from the University of Utah. She currently serves as assistant professor of poetry in the graduate creative writing program at the University of Cincinnati. More information on her writing can be found at www.danielledeulen.com.
This program is sponsored by the English Department and the Albion College Library and is free and open to the public. For more information, contact English professor Helena Mesa at or 517/629-0232.
Albion Review Seeks Submissions from Area Undergrads
Undergraduate authors, poets and two-dimensional artists are invited to submit works for publication in The Albion Review, Albion College's literary journal. Deadline for submission for the 2013 Review is October 26.
The Albion Review has been published nationally since 2004. It includes works of poetry, prose and art by emerging undergraduate talents and members of the greater Albion community. Contributors must currently be enrolled as an undergraduate student at any college or university and must not have already obtained an undergraduate degree.
The deadline for submissions is October 28, 2011. For more information on the Albion Review, visit http://campus.albion.edu/albionreview/. And for questions or more information on the submission process, email .
Journalism and Comic Books Discussed by Albion College Guest Presenter
Josh Neufeld discusses his work in "comics journalism" in a public presentation at Albion College on Monday, October 15, at 7 p.m. in the College's Norris Science Center Towsley Hall.
Neufeld's illustrations have appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, and Wall Street Journal. He is the author of "A.D.: New Orleans after the Deluge" and illustrated "The Influencing Machine: Brooke Gladstone on the Media," both of which were New York Times bestsellers. Neufeld is currently the Knight-Wallace Fellow in Journalism at the University of Michigan.
The lecture/presentation is free and open to the public, and is cosponsored by the English department, Art and Art History department, and Gerald R. Ford Institute.
To learn more about Josh Neufeld, visit www.JoshComix.com. For more information about the event, contact Glenn Deutsch, visiting assistant professor of English, at , or 517/629-0342.
In the Fast Lane: English Major Develops Car Web Site
In addition to developing the Car Wars web site, Jake Lane was a member of Albion's swimming & diving team and the canoe club.Though his career at Albion College recently passed under the checkered flag, Jake Lane can safely say that he has already accomplished his goals even before he enters the workforce.
A 2012 graduate from the Detroit suburb of Northville, Lane originally stepped on campus as an English major with a goal of writing for a publication like Car & Driver. He took the step of turning ambition into reality in the closing days of his junior year as a study break during final examinations led to the development of Car Wars, which Lane describes as an online car show.
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