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Martine Leavitt crawled into her characters’ skins, journeyed to other worlds, and let the Spirit guide—becoming an award-winning author along the way.
Art and writing are means of self-expression. They provide an outlet to escape into another world, especially when the real world is full of chaos and cacophony. Some have become so removed from the world that they become known as “reclusive artists.”
At Education Week, Dr. Matthew Wickman used modern poetry to show how we can find answers to our questions through Christ.
How we remember the past is personal. Utah Poet Laureate Paisley Rekdal commemorates the completion of the transcontinental railroad with an online multimedia poetry project that allows readers to “choose their own adventure” as they navigate the experience.
Writing can be an arduous pursuit, but teaching others how to write can be even more difficult. Educators from around the state met for three weeks to share insights and ideas on writing instruction for all grade levels.
Olson’s first novel, Sing Me Forgotten, was published in March of 2021 by HarperCollins and is a testament to her perseverance as a writer.
With hundreds of participants and attendees, this year’s English Symposium was a massive success despite the challenges of moving to an online format.
Professor Jason Kerr (English) dives into the work and career of 17th century English preacher.
Associate Professor Brandie Siegfried passed away peacefully on February 16, 2021, after a battle with cancer. She will be greatly missed by her friends, family, colleagues, and students.
Just before the semester began, the BYU English Department announced a redesigned English major, which includes changes to the offered courses and requirements of the degree.
Matthew Wickman, professor of English and founding director of the Humanities Center, advised students to rely on the Spirit at BYU's weekly devotional.
Associate Professor Joey Franklin tackles some of the most pressing issues facing society today using his favorite medium: the essay