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Jan 31, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Reflections Penn: Hurricane Scatters First Year Doubts, Fosters New Friendships

Reflections Penn (Norristown, Pa.) recently featured an article by Kaylie Granoff ’15, an English major at Arcadia University, who writes of the first chaotic days of her college experience. In addition to dealing with the tempest of acclimating to a new college environment and lifestyle, Granoff...

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Jan 24, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Intelligencer: Alum's First Novel is Tale of Horror on Appalachian Trail

Brian Francis Smith of Glenside is an English teacher at Cheltenham High School by day and an author of horror tales, among other avocations, by night. Smith, who earned a master's degree at Arcadia University, was profiled in the Intelligencer on Jan. 21 in an article titled "Do they have the...

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Jan 20, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Stoner ’04M Publishes Debut Novel

Shannon Nichola Stoner ’04M recently published her first novel, The Rise of Sekhmet (Fideli Publishing), which is now being sold in paperback. It is also available in e-book format for the Amazon Kindle and Barnes & Noble Nook. She graduated from Arcadia in 2004 with a master's degree in...

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Jan 17, 2012 Donna Whitlock

Arnold’s Nature Writing Featured in Anthology

In 2010 Elizabeth Arnold ’10MAE was profiled in the Bulletin. Arnold’s passion for writing about nature and wilderness has been rewarding and her essay, “Never Lost,” was recently published in the anthology Permanent Vacation: Twenty Writers on Work and Life in Our National Parks, Volume 1: The...

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Jan 13, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Alumna Poet Explores Jazz Singer Nina Simone, and Herself, in New Book

Monica A. Hand ’75 is a poet and book artist who is investigating a nomadic lifestyle as a strategy for economic, political, spiritual and artistic survival. Her manuscript—me and Nina—received a 2010 Kinereth Gensler Award and was released this month by Alice James Books. "In me and Nina, Hand...

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Jan 10, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

First-Years Explore Adult Truths Hidden in Fairy Tales

By Jenna Reim ’12M Adjunct Professor of English Lisa Gratz posed this question to students in her First-Year Seminar, Little Red Riding Hood or the Big Bad Wolf: Writing Yourself into Folk and Fairy Tales: “How do these antique [fairy tales] continue to thrive, grow, and fascinate as a basis for...

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Dec 9, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

'The Swing of the Sea' Tapped for Regional Theater Festival

Arcadia University's production of The Swing of the Sea (view photos) was one of eight shows selected for performance at the regional Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Jan. 10 - 14. Region II includes universities and colleges located in...

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Nov 22, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Spring 2012 Upper Level English Courses

EN 229: Voices of America EN314/414, Writing for Magazines EN 315/415: Technical Writing EN 320/420: Studies in Classical and Medieval Europe EN 321/421: Renaissance & Enlightenment Literature EN 329/429 Narrative Form in Fiction & Film EN 344.2/444.2 Literature Adapted into Graphic Form EN...

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Nov 9, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

The Intelligencer: Arcadia Hosts Writers Forum, Nov. 18

The Intelligencer (Philadelphia, Pa.) recently reported on young adult author Marie Lamba’s upcoming presentation, “An Insider’s Look at Young Adult Fiction: Writing, Publishing and the YA Author’s Life,” which will take place on Friday, Nov. 18, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Grey Towers Castle. The talk,...

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Oct 25, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Marathon Literary Review Open for Submissions

  Marathon Literary Review, the new literary journal affiliated with Arcadia’s MFA in Creative Writing, is open for submissions until Wednesday, Nov. 30. The journal aims to publish an eclectic range of contemporary work, including art, fiction, flash fiction, poetry, photography and...

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Oct 25, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Cast of 'Metamorphoses' Speaks of Love, Bonds and Blue Jeans

On Monday afternoon, the Bulletin interviewed four Acting majors from the cast of Arcadia University’s most recent theater production, Metamorphoses. Swiveling in the adjustable office chairs in Landman Library's Faculty and Staff Resource Room, Trevor Foehl ’13, Kelsey Hodgkiss ’14, Olivia Lantz ’...

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Oct 25, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Ambler Gazette: Elwork '04M Joins Friends at Arcadia

The Ambler Gazette recently interviewed Paul Elwork ’04M, author of The Girl Who Would Speak for the Dead, published by Amy Einhorn Books (Penguin Group, 2011). He was welcomed back to Arcadia on Oct. 21, through the University's Writers Return to Campus series. "A small independent press,...