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The DoER

The Department of English & Rhetoric Newsletter

3.1 September 2010

Friman, Alice. "Another Senior Dis-count" and "On Attachments." [Poems] In Posse Review 27 (2010). Web.


---. "Dorine Jennette Continues the Conversation: Alice Friman." [Interview] The Georgia Review July 2010. Web.


---. "Entomology" and "At Okefenokee." [Poems] The Hamilton Stone Review 21 (2010). Web.


---. "The Night I Saw Saturn" and "Swedes." [Poems] The Southern Review 46.3 (2010): 336-9. Print.


---. "Poet to Poet: Teaching Dickinson." Emily Dickinson International Society Bulletin 22.1 (2010): 18-19. [This essay includes a new version of Friman's poem "Of Women Who Wear White."] Print.


---. "Tracing Back." [Poem] The Gettysburg Review 23 (2010): 376. Print.


---. "The View from Here," "Troubled Interiors," and "Kindling." [Poems] Prairie Schooner 84.2 (2010): 102-06. Print.


---. "Visiting Flannery." [Poem] Shenandoah 60.1-2 (2010): 122-23. Print.


Gentry, Marshall Bruce. Rev. of Flannery: A Life of Flannery O’Connor by Brad Gooch. The Rocky Mountain Review of Language and Literature 63 (2009): 275-78. Print. Also available through Rocky Mountain E-Review at Web.


Gordon, Sarah. “Narrative.” [Poem] Shenandoah 60.1-2 (2010): 100-1. Print.


House, Brent. [MFA graduate] The Saw Year Prophecies. [Poetry chapbook] Tuscaloosa, AL: Slash Pine, 2010. Print.


McElmurray, Karen. "Then." Motif Volume 2: Come What May, An Anthology of Writings about Chance. Ed. Marianne Worthington. Louisville, KY: Motes Books, 2010. Print.


Palmer, Eustace. Canfira's Travels. [Novel] Baltimore: PublishAmerica, 2010. Print.


---. A Hanging Is Announced. [Novel] Baltimore: PublishAmerica, 2010. Print.

Lopez, Esther. "Learning to Like Chili Colorado:  Constructing Culture in Death Comes for the Archbishop."    Chili and Onion Soup: Archbishop's Contested Menu. The Willa Cather Foundation, Red Cloud, NE. 3 June 2010. Address.


McElmurray, Karen. "From Memory to Memoir: Telling Stories From the Heart." Scribblers' Retreat Writers' Conference. King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, St. Simon's Island, GA. 13 Aug. 2010. Reading.


---. Featured writer and faculty. Appalachian Writers Workshop, Hindman Settlement School. Hindman, KY. 1-6 Aug. 2010. Workshop.


Muschell, David. Birds in the Weather. Brevard Little Theatre, Brevard, NC. 6-9 May 2010. Performance.


Zipperer, Eddie. Credit Check. Shell Theatre, Times Square, New York. 20-29 Aug. 2010. Performance.

Beauty Bragg served on a grant review panel for the National Endowment for the Humanities that reviewed applications to a newer grant program in American Literature and Studies, aimed at faculty at HBCU's, IHHE's and Tribal Colleges.  She brings back greetings to all from our former colleague, John Cox.


Marie Elliott's play, The Man Gift, produced earlier this year at the Shelterbelt Theatre in Omaha, NE, was nominated for a Theatre Arts Guild Award.


Megan Melançon conducted research in the Savannah, Georgia, and Chatham county area during the month of July, 2010.  This research was funded in part by a GCSU Faculty Research grant (award amount $3,141.50; award date 8 March 2010).  The investigation focused on the dialects used by African-American, Hispanic, and White blue collar workers in Port Wentworth, Georgia.  Data was collected via the use of surveys and tape-recorded interviews.  The results will be codified and described in a series of journal articles and presented at conferences during the next two years.


David Muschell's full-length play, Birds in the Weather, won the BLT New Play Competition and was produced by the Brevard Little Theatre in 6-9 May 2010.

Volunteers needed for "Startling Figures: A Celebration of the Legacy of Flannery O’Connor: at GCSU, 13-16 Apr. 2011, with writers Marianne Boruch, Kathryn Stripling Byer, E. L. Doctorow, and Tom Franklin; keynote scholars Gary M. Ciuba, Sarah Gordon, W. A. Sessions, and Carol Shloss; artists Chris Lawson and Joe DeCamilis; and music provided by Dave Perkins and friends. Abstracts of approximately 500 words for 20-minute papers go to Bruce Gentry by the postmark deadline of 1 Nov. 2010. Anyone interested in serving as a session chair should contact Gentry. Conference website presenting full information by Jan. 2011: