Missouri State University

Author Archives: Trysta Herzog

Students chosen for Moon City Press’ fall Student Invitational Reading

The creative writing faculty has chosen seven writers, spanning four genres, to represent the student creative force at the Fall 2016 Student Invitational Reading. Who will read? This semester’s readers include the following students: Ana Berkovich, fiction Brandy Clark, poetry Aundrea Davis,

Posted in Announcement, News, Readings | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Students chosen for Moon City Press’ fall Student Invitational Reading

Tour offers glimpse into MSU’s spooky legends

Missouri State’s English students have collected campus ghost stories for the last 15 years, and this week those stories will be told during the MSU Folklore Club’s 9th annual Haunted Tour. Hauntings reported across campus The tour winds through campus for

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Tour offers glimpse into MSU’s spooky legends

Alumna releases second novel with campus book signing

Alumna Annie England Noblin (’05, ’07) will sign copies of her recently released second novel, “Just Fine with Caroline,” on Oct. 11 at Paw Prints in the Plaster Student Union. Book synopsis From the author of “Sit! Stay! Speak!” comes

Posted in Announcement, News | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Alumna releases second novel with campus book signing

English department welcomes new faculty

Please help us welcome the following professors who joined us this fall. Dr. Suneeta Thomas, TESOL Dr. Thomas was born in India and raised in United Arab Emirates. She specializes in different styles of English spoken throughout world. Dr. Jonathan Newman, English

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on English department welcomes new faculty

Mind’s Eye features Keri Franklin’s research on writing instruction

youtu.be/NKLgMWxZPi4

Dr. Keri Franklin leads the newly formed Center for Writing in College, Career and Community at Missouri State. The organization houses the Ozarks Writing Project and College-Ready Writers Program. Dr. Franklin and her team is dedicating to improving writing instruction across the

Posted in News, research | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Mind’s Eye features Keri Franklin’s research on writing instruction

Students reveal creative writing in biannual Student Invitational Reading

The creative writing faculty has chosen six writers, spanning four genres, to represent the student creative force at the Spring 2016 Student Invitational Reading.   Who will read? This semester’s readers include the following students: Terry Belew, poetry Christopher Crabtree,

Posted in Announcement, News, Readings | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Students reveal creative writing in biannual Student Invitational Reading

MSU celebrates National Poetry Month with distinguished poets

The English department is partnering with the creative writing program and College of Arts and Letters to celebrate National Poetry Month with an April 8 poetry reading. The reading will feature notable poets Sarah Freligh and Hadara Bar-Nadav. The event is part of

Posted in News, Readings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on MSU celebrates National Poetry Month with distinguished poets

Students to learn about technical communication careers at 14th annual conference

The Society for Technical Communication will host its 14th annual Student Conference on March 19 in Plaster Student Union, room 313. Professional writing faculty will join with former Missouri State students to offer current students insights into technical and professional

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Students to learn about technical communication careers at 14th annual conference

English department head helps Syrian doctor tell his story

English Department Head Dr. W.D. Blackmon and co-author Dr. Tarif Bakdash will join the reading series this semester on Feb. 26 to read from their recently released book, “Inside Syria—A Physician’s Memoir: My Life as a Child, a Student, and an MD in a

Posted in Announcement, Books, Current Events, Readings | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on English department head helps Syrian doctor tell his story

Alumnus, accomplished author to read from new novella

Missouri State alumnus and author Steve Yates will return to campus to read from his newly released novella “Sandy and Wayne,” at 7 p.m. Feb. 5 in Plaster Student Union Theater.   Award-winning novella teases out Ozarks love story Set

Posted in News, Readings | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Alumnus, accomplished author to read from new novella