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Swimmers by Jack Powell 20 is an image included in the upcoming virtual release of Issue No. 59 of Stillwater Magazine on July 24. Each issue of the Department of Writings literary and art magazine has a different theme curated around the submissions — this years is identity.

Stillwater Magazine to host virtual celebration of Issue No. 59

By Gabrielle Topping, Staff Writer July 21, 2020
"Swimmers" by Jack Powell '20 is an image included in the upcoming virtual release of the 59th issue of Stillwater Magazine on July 24.
Rapper Logics fiction novel revolves around a starving artist trying to live his dream: a theme also somewhat autobiographical.

Review: Logic’s captivating novel is full of saturated nuance

By James Baratta, Staff Writer April 28, 2019

Behind a bright red and yellow cover, Maryland-based rapper Logic unveils his debut novel and New York Times Best Seller “Supermarket.” “Supermarket” is set in a present-day fictional version...

Raul Palma is a diversity fellow at Ithaca College, where he teaches Fiction Writing  1: Short Story. He is pursuing a Ph.D. in creative writing at University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

New diversity fellow joins Department of Writing

By Liza Gillespie, Contributing Writer November 15, 2017
“My main ambition is to continue contributing to this field, as a writer, as a thinker, and to be in a position to help mentor students."
Novelist Yewande Omotoso reads an excerpt of her second novel “The Woman Next Door,” at the kickoff event of the New Voices Festival April 5 at Buffalo Street Books.

New Voices Literary Festival spotlights rising writers

By Kate Nalepinski, Life & Culture Editor April 5, 2017
Henderson described “The Short Short” as a marathon: The two-hour event kept flowing until all the readers finished sharing their stories.
Yiyun Li will read from her memoir, “Dear Friend, From My Life I Write to You in Your Life,” at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 28 in Clarke lounge as part of the Distinguished Visiting Writers Series.

Distinguished Visiting Writer Series hosts memoirist Yiyun Li

By Colin Barrett, Staff Writer February 28, 2017
Eleanor Henderson said the writing department looks for acclaimed authors who will challenge new writers and help them with their own projects.
Review: Hodgepodge of mystery themes spoil Tim Burtons film

Review: Hodgepodge of mystery themes spoil Tim Burton’s film

By Jake Leary, Staff Writer October 18, 2016
The abilities of the Peculiars are a convoluted mess of special effects: They look flashy, but they come across as cheap plot devices.
Ada Limon (pictured), award-winning author of ‘“Bright Dead Things,” will speak at the Dinguished Visiting Writer Workshop and review the writing of Ithaca College students.

IC’s Visiting Writers Series Workshop welcomes poet Ada Limon

By Silas White, Staff Writer September 14, 2016
The Distinguished Visiting Writer Workshop is a one-credit course at the college that allows students to attend readings by three distinguished authors: one poet, one nonfiction writer, which will be Kiese Laymon and one fiction writer, which will be Dana Spiotta. Students also get the opportunity to study under and conference individually with one writer in the area of their choosing. For example, students interested in poetry will submit poem samples and conference with Limón. Each author also teaches two 90-minute classes throughout the semester that all students attend regardless of their concentration. Limón is the author of four books of poetry, including “Bright Dead Things,” which was a finalist for the 2015 National Book Award in Poetry, a finalist for the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award and one of the Top Ten Poetry Books of the Year, according to The New York Times. Her work explores issues of identity, relationships and language from both personal and worldly perspectives.
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