Creative Writing

Arcadia University alumna Rebekah Coxwell ’19M head shot

Aug 3, 2021 Daniel DiPrinzio

Celebrate 2019 Graduate Coxwell’s Book “Falling” on Aug. 9

By Rikki Rosenthal ’21 Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Creative Writing alumna Rebekah Coxwell ’19M published her first book, Falling, with Southern Fried Karma Press. A celebratory book launch will take place at Grey Towers Castle in the Rose Room at 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 9.  “Written with...

Photo of Michelle Reale

Jun 1, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Reale Publishes 11th Book on Poetry, “Blood Memory”

Dr. Michelle Reale ’99, ’16MFA, ’20EdD, professor of Landman Library, published a new collection of poems, Blood Memory: Prose Poems (Idea Press), an exploration of the Italian-American experience and the mythologization of both the culture and the experience. Dr. Reale has another collection...

Arcadia University graduate Lashanna Bryant in graduation cap and gown

May 17, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Lashanna Bryant: Dual Bachelor of Arts in English and Media and Communications

Majors and minors: Dual Bachelor of Arts in English and Media and Communications, with a concentrations in creative writing and multimedia publishing. Favorite Arcadia memory: That is a very hard question because there are so many. If I only had to pick one it would probably have to be all the...

Arcadia University student Jared Ellison

Apr 27, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Ellison ’21 Focuses on Mental Health in Black Communities for Internship, Thesis

For his English thesis paper, English and Creative Writing major Jared Ellison ’21 explored the role Black women play in the household and family through a variety of literary characters in a novel by James Baldwin. This includes how these women are considered “the rock” of the family, and need to...

Students at the Sappho Slam

Daijah Patton Apr 25, 2021 8:00 pm

Writers Nerding Out on a Friday Night

Arcadia continues to surprise me with its ability to facilitate and create such amazing events in a virtual setting to keep our community engaged and educated. This time, the Arcadia writing community was summoned. On March 26, the Arcadia Writing Center, Sigma Tau Delta (...

Anthony Carbonetta's thesis draft

Anthony Carbonetta Mar 12, 2021 12:00 am

Senior Thesis Crunch Time

You’re probably here because you found yourself panicking about your thesis. Or maybe you’re here because your thesis is ever-approaching, and you fear the thought of giving an academic paper your undivided attention for an entire semester. Regardless of why you find yourself following along on a...

Arcadia University professor Tracey Levine

Oct 30, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Levine Hosts Virtual Memoir Writing Workshops During Pandemic

Tracey Levine, assistant professor of English, was featured in a Sept. 29 The Kensington Voice article for her work with nonprofit bookstore The Head and the Hand, located in the Fishtown section of Philadelphia. While in quarantine, Levine taught a virtual memoir writing workshop for the bookstore...

Arcadia University assistant professor Tracey Levine

Oct 21, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Levine Hosts Virtual Memoir Writing Workshops During Pandemic

Tracey Levine, assistant professor of English, was featured in a Sept. 29 The Kensington Voice article for her work with nonprofit bookstore The Head and the Hand, located in the Fishtown section of Philadelphia. While in quarantine, Levine taught a virtual memoir writing workshop for the...

She is a Beast cover art

Jun 17, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Rosso ’16M, MFA Has New Fairytales Book Reviewed by Mookychick

She is A Beast, a book of fairytales by Christina Rosso ’16M, MFA, was reviewed by Mookychick, a London-based feminist media site. The book, published by APEP Publications, centers around thematic issues of morality, patriarchy, and survival. “She is A Beast is a necessary text in the growing...

Book cover with Riding with a Bandit title, sunset and mountains for artwork

May 7, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Graphic Design Students Help Produce Covers for MFA Students’ Books

Arcadia art students have collaborated to create book covers for the manuscripts written by students in the Masters of Fine Arts (MFA) Program in Creative Writing as part of a cross-disciplinary project. The project was spearheaded by Christian Patchell, adjunct professor of Visual and Performing...

Rikki peeks over a book she is reading while a stack of books sit nearby

Rikki Rosenthal Apr 17, 2020 5:02 pm

Self-Isolation Reading Recommendations

Hello, friends! As we are all doing our best to social distance, I figured it was prime time to recommend some of my favorite books and share my reading list with you. I thought it would be fun to assign books to majors, so here we go. Creative Writing The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo If...

Daijah Patton Mar 29, 2020 9:34 am

VLOG: Blink of an Eye