Geneva Gano’s book The Little Art Colony and US Modernism will be published by Edinburgh University Press this month.
Aimee Roundtree is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Generation AI Project, which is helping to create industry guidelines, competitions, and standards for how artificial intelligence is tested and deployed in products for children.
Katie Kapurch interviewed Blues Hall of Fame inductee, Bettye LaVette, about her new album Blackbirds for an article published on CultureSonar: https://www.culturesonar.com/arising-to-this-moment-bettye-lavettes-blackbirds/
The full interview will appear in Dr. Kapurch’s forthcoming NEH-supported book, Blackbird Singing: Black America Remixes the Beatles (Penn State University Press).
MFA student Chisom Ogoke is the recipient of the Graduate Endowed Fellowship in Liberal Arts. The scholarship is awarded to full-time College of Liberal Arts graduate students with demonstrated academic ability, community service or engagement, and character.
MFA student Sarah Huerta’s chapbook of poems “The Things We Bring with Us: Travel Poems” will be published with Headmistress Press in 2021. It was a finalist for their Charlotte Mew Chapbook Contest.
Susan Morrison was interviewed by American Public Media for The Water Main’s podcast called “In Deep.” Her episode about excrement in the Middle Ages and the Great Stink of the Victorian Period, “Dirty Water,” can be heard here: https://www.indeep.org/episode/2020/08/05/dirty-water
An excerpt from Steph Grossman’s novel-in-progress was shortlisted for The Masters Review’s 2020 Flash Fiction Contest. Her entry is one of fifteen pieces from which judge Sherrie Flick will choose the three contest finalists. https://mastersreview.com/2020-flash-fiction-contest-shortlist/