Dr. Fleming, Professor of English at Ashland University, was awarded the highly prestigious prize in New York City earlier this week. Her book Resurrection of the Wild: Meditations on Ohio's Natural Landscape was chosen from an impressive list of finalists.
Previous winners of this award include such literary giants as: Ursula K. Le Guin, James Wolcott, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and Marilynne Robinson.
Read more about the award here:https://pen.org/literary-award/pendiamonstein-spielvogel-award-for-the-art-of-the-essay-10000/
Congratulations to Dr. Fleming on this fantastic recognition for her work!
Read more about the praise this book has garnered here: http://www.kentstateuniversitypress.com/2020/we-have-a-winner-resurrection-of-the-wild-wins-2020-pendiamonstein-spielvogel-award-for-the-art-of-the-essay/
Purchase Dr. Fleming's book at your local bookstore or here: https://www.amazon.com/Resurrection-Wild-Meditations-Natural-Landscape/dp/1606353756...Read more
March 4, 4:00 p.m., Career Services Careers Workshop for Eng. Dept. Majors
(advice and support for Creative Writing, English, and ILA!)
March 17, 7 p.m. AMuLit Center/Lounge English Assessment Portfolio Workshop
Spring 2020 graduating seniors in ALL three majors (Creative Writing, English, and ILA) are required to assemble a portfolio and attend this workshop or find a time to meet Dr. Grady. If you are graduating in the spring and have not been contacted by Dr. Grady, please reach out to her.
March 19, 4:30 p.m., Ronk Lecture Hall Hanif Abdurraqib Reading
March 31, 7:00 pm, Eagles Landing ENG majors/minors open mic
April 7, 4:00, Heritage Room Celebration of Dr. Naomi Saslaw’s 50th Year Teaching at AU
April 15, all day, Upper Convo URCA
April 16, Redwood Hall Birthday Bash for the Bard (Shakespeare)
April 28, 7:00 pm, Eagles Landing Last ENG majors open mic night of the year/Senior Reading
Fri, March 20, 2020
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
Buckeye Book Fair’s "Authors on the Vine" speaker series at Troutman Vineyards is partnering with “Wine & Wilderness” to bring you author programs that promote nature discovery.
Author and equestrian DEBORAH FLEMING lives in rural Ashland, Ohio. Having cared for Ohio land for decades, Deborah has written about and will discuss her ecological perspective of this region.
Deborah's discussion will cover topics like fox hunting, the impacts of the mining and drilling industries, Ohio’s Amish community, and life on her farm.
Deborah Fleming's new book is RESURRECTION OF THE WILD: MEDITATIONS ON OHIO'S NATURAL LANDSCAPE, a collection of fourteen interrelated essays nominated. It is one of ten books long-listed for this year's PEN Art of the Essay Award.
$12 ticket includes your first glass of wine. Books will be available for purchase and signing following the program. Carry in food is permitted.https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ohios-natural-landscape-with-deborah-fleming-tickets-90390956785
Troutman Vineyards and Winery4243 Columbus RdWooster, OH 44691
Author, poet, and spoken word artist Hanif Abdurraqib will read at Ashland University in the Ronk Lecture Hall of the Schar College of Education (Main Campus) on 3/19 at 4:30 PM. The event is free and open to the public.
A dynamic and enthralling poet to hear live, you can see a sample of Hanif's performance here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZxsRiKJje8