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Literature & Medicine Anna Leahy's Experience as a Medical Humanities Facilitator

February 25, 2021 by Anna Leahy, Director, MFA in Creative Writing  | English

Like many of my colleagues, I adjusted my career trajectory of the past year because the pandemic changed what was possible. Though I was able to hold a month-long writing residency in February, my sabbatical plans for the semester went awry after that. Not everyone can switch research and writing gears quickly, and I was

Racial Trauma, a study by Dr. Andrew Kami

February 19, 2021 by Jennifer Roseblade | English

Discrimination is a traumatic experience and can cause depression, anxiety, and lead to racial trauma and although it is not a stated or recognized disorder yet, Medical News Today, states it can affect a person’s life in so many ways, including their ability to have relationships, concentrate on school or work, and feel safe. Recently,

Barnard Awarded 2021 CCCC Lavender Rhetorics Award for Excellence in Queer Scholarship’s Book Award

February 9, 2021 by | News

Dr. Ian Barnard (Department of English, Chapman University), has won the 2021 Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) Lavender Rhetorics Award for Excellence in Queer Scholarship’s Book Award for, Sex Panic Rhetorics, Queer Interventions. The CCCC is an association within the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). This award is presented annually to

Love Conquers All: Cupolo Awarded W.S. Porter Prize

February 6, 2021 by | News

  Lisa Cupolo (Creative Writing, Wilkinson College) is the winner of the 2020 W.S. Porter Prize for her short-story collection, Have Mercy On Us. Cupolo will receive $1,000 and a book publication by Regal House Publishing. The stories in Have Mercy On Us are all about love. How one chases love and falls short of

Faculty Books: Glaser Takes You on a Winding Journey Through Poetry

February 1, 2021 by Talisa Flores | News

Associate Professor Brain Glaser (English Department, Wilkinson College) takes the reader on  a winding journey through sentimental places, beloved family, tricky politics, and the elusive passing of time in his new book of poetry, Contradictions.  The Voice of Wilkinson sat down to chat with Dr. Glaser about his latest work. Voice of Wilkinson: Why the

Santa Ana Celebrity Sarah Rafael García Wants You to Take Her Class 

December 1, 2020 by Samantha De La O | News

  Sarah Rafael García is known as a writer, traveler, bookstore founder, and community educator, but if given the opportunity, she would gladly work as a college professor all day. “I would rather be teaching over anything else…To me, teaching is important because it is the first base in our lives where we find relevant

Mentorship as Medicine: Interview with Julia Walton (MFA ‘16)

November 23, 2020 by Marrissa Childs, MFA Graduate Student, ‘21 | News

I recently had the opportunity to speak openly with some of my first-year MFA in Creative Writing peers about their concerns for the future. While they were pleased and excited with their choice to undertake this educational journey, some were still terrified by the business-side of being a writer. As novice writers, we are so

Faculty Books: The Gobblin’ Society by James Blaylock

November 16, 2020 by | News

If you are looking for literary merit — theme, symbol, social and/or political commentary, or relevance of any sort — Wilkinson College English Professor James Blaylock, cautions that you won’t find it in his latest novel, The Gobblin’ Society. He is however, hoping readers will have a good time reading it, “maybe along with a

How Two Chapman Humanities Grads Landed Writing Jobs on ABC’s ‘Black-ish’ For Graham Towers ‘08 (MA/MFA ‘12) and Ben Deeb ‘09, diverse journeys lead to insight and opportunity.

November 4, 2020 by Dennis Arp | News

It all started with short films starring cartoon animals. While their film school peers in a Visual Storytelling course were crafting sensitive tales full of dream sequences and dark storylines, Graham Towers ‘08 (MA/MFA ‘12) and Ben Deeb ‘09 were amusing each other with their comedic stories. One of their films was about a sentient

From Our Eyes A Debut Collection of Poetry

November 3, 2020 by Marrissa Childs, MFA Graduate Student, ‘21 | News

  MFA Creative Writing graduate student, Tryphena Yeboah (‘21) has recently released her debut chapbook, “A Mouthful of Home”, a collection of poems that reflect on her “belonging” and “survival”.  Fellow classmate Marrissa Childs (‘21) recently sat down with her friend and colleague to discuss her latest writing achievement. Their exchange highlights how students can

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