Alan Davis wins prize for fiction

Alan Davis, Professor of English and Senior Editor of New Rivers Press/MSUM, has won the Prize Americana for Fiction 2010 from Hollywood Books International for his collection of stories So Bravely Vegetative. The book is available locally or from online vendors. “So Bravely Vegetative is a marvelous collection of stories—beautifully written, daringly inventive, frequently disturbing. Each story draws us into […]

Al Davis, Kevin Zepper to read at Marshall Festival

Alan Davis, English, and Kevin Zepper, Corrick Center for General Education, will read their work at the Marshall Festival ‘10, a literary gathering of Midwest writers. The four-day celebration takes place October 28-31. This event is sponsored by Southwest State University and held on campus. Davis’ third collection of short stories, So Bravely Vegetative, won the Prize Americana for Fiction […]

Study tour offered May 17-June 1

Join English Professors Alan Davis and Thom Tammaro, May 17-June 1, 2010, on a study tour of some of the most fascinating scenic, cultural, literary, and historic sites and cities in England, including London; Stonehenge; the Cotswolds; Bath; Chawton House (Jane Austen’s home and estate); Stratford-upon-Avon; York; the Lake District (Wordsworth’s Dove Cottage, Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top); Liverpool (home of The Beatles); Hay-on-Wye, Wales, ( Guardian Literary Festival); and Oxford. Click headline for more information.