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Mary Gilliland, a former professor of the Ithaca College Department of Writing, released a new poetry collection in December 2022, “The Devil’s Fools.” The book touches on environmentalism.

Q&A: Retired professor publishes book of poems

By Rowan Keller Smith, Contributing Writer February 22, 2023
Mary Gilliland, a former professor of the Ithaca College Department of Writing, released a new poetry collection in December 2022, “The Devil’s Fools.”
From left, John D. Scott, associate professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies and Documentary Studies program director, poses with the subject of his new documentary, Susannah Berryman, emeritus professor of Theatre Arts.

“Elizabeth Bishop” film screens at Cinemapolis

By Matt Minton, Co Life and Culture Editor August 30, 2022
From Aug. 19 to 25, Cinemapolis screened "Elizabeth Bishop and the Art of Losing," a documentary directed and written by an Ithaca College professor.
Christine Kitano, assistant professor in the Department of Writing at Ithaca College, has been named the Poet Laureate of Tompkins County.

Writing professor appointed as poet laureate

By Maddy Martin, Life & Culture Editor February 9, 2021
Christine Kitano, assistant professor in the Department of Writing at Ithaca College, has been named the Poet Laureate of Tompkins County.
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.
Freshman Greta Unetich poses with her book, Look Both Ways.

IC freshman self-publishes poetry book

By Anna De Luca, Staff Writer February 12, 2020
Ithaca College freshman Greta Unetich self-published a book of her own poems.
Kathryn Howd Machan, professor in the Department of Writing, is publishing a new poetry book titled “A Slow Bottle of Wine.” She has already published 38 collections.

Q&A: Writing professor publishes her 39th poetry collection

By Julia DiGeronimo February 12, 2020

Katharyn Howd Machan, professor in the Ithaca College Department of Writing, has been writing poems about her relationship with her daughter since 1987, and she recently published her collection, titled...

Eric Machan Howd, assistant professor in the Department of Writing, recently attended a conference in Slovenia dedicated to the intermingling of American and Slovenian poetry.

Q&A: Assistant professor visits Slovenia as guest poet and lecturer

By Meredith Burke, Opinion Editor April 1, 2019
Opinion Editor Meredith Burke spoke with Howd about his experience in Slovenia, his research and how he plans to apply the experience to his work at Ithaca College.
Freshman Frankie Walls is compiling “Into the Garden”: a book of poetry and other art aimed at encompassing and empowering womanhood. She is working to expand the collection and acquire a publicist.

Student publication plants seeds of empowerment

By James Baratta January 22, 2019

Ithaca College freshman Frankie Walls was sitting in the Rowland Hall lounge, having a study session with her friends when she shared some poems she wrote about female identity and sexual assault. Walls...

Coffeehouse art showcase highlights LGBTQ artists of color

By Vivian Goldstein, Staff Writer May 2, 2018
“This space isn’t only for artwork, it’s also to connect with people who are part of the community,” Armour said.
Machan has published 34 books and more than 1,500 individual pieces of poetry so far as a writer.

IC writing professor publishes poetry collections

By Madison Moore, Staff Writer December 6, 2017
Katharyn Howard Machan recently released two new collections of poetry based on her life experiences.
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.
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