creative writing

New Faculty 2014: Meet Hannah Pittard

The Department of English is excited to welcome Assistant Professor Hannah Pittard to its faculty!

Pittard's work focuses on creative writing, ranging from writing novels to short stories and essays. In this podcast, Pittard discusses themes found within her work, her goals as a University of Kentucky faculty member, and the aspects of the University that drew her here.

This podcast is part of a series highlighting the new faculty members who joined the College of Arts and Sciences in the fall 2014 semester.

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Creative Energy in English

New Master's in Creative Writing and Department of Writing, Rhetoric and Digital Studies Created

The Board of Trustees greatly enhanced the education of its liberal arts students yesterday with two programs that will greatly impact their communication skills.

Book It - Recent Publications From the Department of English

It was an excellent summer for the Department of English as six faculty members published books in highly-regarded presses.

The Creative Thought Process: Katie Cross and Kendra Sanders

The student co-presidents of the Graphite Creative Writing Association were brought together by the group’s faculty advisor, English associate professor Julia Johnson. The young student organization will work to do for the other creative writers on the University of Kentucky’s campus what the club has already done for them—create a stronger sense of fellowship and community.

Adventurer, Novelist to Headline Women Writers Event

The Kentucky Women Writers Conference will feature best-selling novelist and National Book Award finalist Bonnie Jo Campbell as its keynote speaker at the 2013 conference, scheduled for Sept. 20 and 21.

Nikky Finney featured on Arts & Life of NPR

Creative Writing Professor discusses the impact of her acceptance speech at the National Book Award ceremony on NPR's Arts & Life.

Creative Writing Workshop: Cheryl Cardiff

Cheryl Cardiff is a lecturer in the Department of English and runs creative writing workshops in fiction. Next fall, she's offering a new course: English 107, "Writing Craft: Introduction to Imaginative Writing," which fulfills UKCore credit in Arts and Creativity to undergraduate students. ENG107 is for English majors and non-majors alike, interested in practicing different kinds of creative writing.  In this podcast, Cardiff describes how a creative writing workshop operates. 

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman

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NEH Bestows Prestigious Honor on UK Alumnus Wendell Berry

Kentucky poet, novelist and environmentalist Wendell Berry has been named the 2012 Jefferson Lecturer in the Humanities by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

WUKY's 'UK Perspectives' Talks to UK English Professor Frank X Walker

Professor Walker was named one of the most creative teachers in the South by Oxford American Magazine.

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