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CSB/SJU faculty, alumni, and students' notable events

Book of the Year Finalist

March 18, 2014 "This meditation," writes Christopher Bolin in Ascension Theory," is about appearing without motes between us: / it is practice for presenting oneself to God."

Chris Bolin, CSB/SJU English Department Professor, nominated for IndieFab Book of the Year 2013.

New Faculty Publications

Students & Recent Graduates

Christina Tourino

"The Leisured Testes: White Ball-breaking as Surplus Masculinity," forthcoming from The Journal of Popular Culture

 

Rachel Marston

Review of Kirstin Scott's novel, Motherlunge, published in Quarterly West Issue 81 and short story, "The Birth of the Atomic Age," in Shimmer, Number 18. Dr. Marston's published works also consisted of the above, her altered postcard and micro-fiction, part of Dispatches From Abandoned Architecture; http://www.abadpennyreview.com/dispatches/

Featured Student Publication

Congratulations to Victoria Borchardt, CSB class of 2014, winner of the 2014 Wagner-Berger Prize for her short story, "White Shoulders." Read Victoria's story in Studio One, Volume 39

Jolene Brink

Accepted to M.F.A. in Creative Writing at the University of Montana

Bailey Zallek

Received Summer Honors' Thesis Fellowship for "She Keeps Me Warm": An Anthology (advisor: Jessica Harkins)

Luke Muyskens

Accepted to M.F.A. in Creative Writing: Latin America, through Queens College, Charlotte, NC. Luke has been accepted to programs in fiction and screenwriting and looks forward to working with acclaimed American fiction writer, Maxine Swann

"'No, no! Everything is just fine,' you say, 'Don't worry.' You would never tell her you've lost it, and hopefully she'll be gone before she discovers your lie."

-Excerpt from "White Shoulders" by Victoria Borchardt

 

 

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