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Knute Skinner (English, emeritus) had his poems "Something in the Grass," "Today and Tomorrow" and "Routines" published in Ambit Magazine, Vol. 199, pp. 94-95.

William Smith (English) is the subject of a research article in the December 2009 issue of "College Communication and Composition," a peer-reviewed journal. The article, "Close to the Heart: Teacher Authority in a Classroom Community," has another Western connection: It was…

Christopher Wise (English) is editor of a new book scheduled to be released on Dec. 15.

The book includes an essay by WWU graduate student Matt Atwood, who graduated with his M.A. in English last year. Atwood wrote the essay on Azmi Bishara for an independent study he took from Wise.…

Hundreds of new children's and young adult books will be on sale at WWU in the upcoming Children's Literature Book Sale sponsored by the English Department.

The sale takes place from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Dec. 3 and from 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 4 in Wilson Library Room 171. The room is…

Hundreds of new children's and young adult books will be on sale at WWU in the upcoming Children's Literature Book Sale sponsored by the English Department.

The sale takes place from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Dec. 3 and from 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 4 in Wilson Library Room 171. The room is…

Knute Skinner (English, emeritus) has had his poem "Green Light" published in "The Stony Thursday Book," from The Arts Office of Limerick City Council. New Series No. 8, 2009, p. 30.

Christopher Wise (English) had an essay recently published titled "The Novel, Historiography, and the Griot Epic in the Sahel" in Gaurav Desai's book "Teaching the African Novel" (New York: MLA, 2009): pp. 154-175. This book is a volume in the Modern Language Association…

Knute Skinner (English, emeritus) gave a reading of his poetry Oct. 17 at Glor, the theatre for arts in Ennis, Ireland. Skinner also had two poems -- "The Stairwell" and "The Hot Dog" -- published in "New Ohio Review," No. 6, Fall 2009, pp. 8-10.

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