Zepper to read poetry today at Southwest Minnesota State University

Professor Kevin Zepper, English, will be at Southwest Minnesota State University Visiting Writers Series on Monday, March 24 for a poetry reading. Kevin Zepper, author of “Sugartown” and three other chapbooks, will read from Noon – 1 p.m. at the Marshall-Lyon County Library and from 7-8 p.m. at SMSU, Charter Hall 201. Zepper teaches at Minnesota State University Moorhead.

2011 illustration grad signs major book deal

This article is from publishersweekly.com. By Sally Lodge It’s a true story that reads like fiction – and it’s one that should raise the spirits of any aspiring author. Elise Parsley, a 27-year-old piano teacher in Plymouth, Minn., leapt from being an unpublished, agentless author-illustrator to one with both an agent and a book contract in three days. The quick-fire […]

MSUM historian pens murder-mysteries

Story by The Forum about Gerald Anderson, MSUM European history teacher. By: John Lamb, INFORUM www.inforum.com/event/article FARGO – Gerald Anderson follows an old adage for authors: Write what you know. Well, sort of. He admits he doesn’t know much about murder – a key element to his murder-mysteries. What adds intrigue to his mysteries, however, is that Anderson, a teacher […]

Dr. Yahya Frederickson is recipient of LRAC/McKnight Fellowship Literary/Performance Grant

This year’s recipient of the LRAC/McKnight Fellowship Literary/Performance Grant is poet and writer, Dr. Yahya Frederickson, MSUM English Department. By providing him with the uninterrupted time to write and revise, the LRAC/McKnight Fellowship will allow him to move closer to completion of four poetry manuscripts, a memoir, and possibly coordinate another Arabic poetry translation project.

Art & Design alum featured at The Rourke Art Gallery

Gregory Montreuil (Art & Design, 1982) is featured in a solo exhibition at The Rourke Art Gallery now through June 23.  The exhibition features more than 40 black-and-white abstractions executed in oil. Montreuil, known for his published criticism and arts journalism, has developed a following in New York City among writers as well as artists.