• Dr. Jacob Babb co-authored the chapter, “Traveling on the Assessment Loop: The Role of Contingent Labor in Curriculum Development,” in Contingency, Exploitation, and Solidarity, forthcoming from the WAC Clearinghouse’s Perspectives on Writing series.
  • Dr. Jack Ramey published an article, "The Coffee Planter of Saint Domingo: A Technical Manual for the Caribbean Slave Owner" in Technical Communication Quartery 23.2.
  • Michael Jackman was a featured poet and musician at the Lemonstone Reading Series in Bloomington on May 14, 2014. His poem "Mantua, 1606" came in second in the 2014 Raynes Poetry Competition judged by Joan Larkin.

The English Department is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 IUS Writing Contest! Awards will presented at the Winter Gala on December 4. All are welcome to attend!

Creative Nonfiction:

1st – Stephanie Bradshaw, "How Sweet the Sun"

2nd – Katelyn Hamilton, "Paper for English-L 371"

3rd – Katie Molck, "Janis Joplin is No Christmas Diva"

Research Writing

1st – Glynnis Bernier-Clarke, "Effects of the Butterflies: The Retelling of Historical Trauma Through Literature"

2nd – Lydia Lutz, "Anna Leonowens and Her Fantasy King"


1st – Glynnis Bernier-Clarke, "Baby Blues"

2nd – Jessi Walker, "Untitled"

3rd – Stephanie Bradshaw, "Evolution of an Asshole"

Flash Fiction

1st – Tanya Le, "Crying While Laughing"

2nd – Josh Medlock, "The Last Valentine's Day"

3rd – Deana Babcock, "Neighbors"

Honorable Mention – Katelyn Hamilton, "Gone"


1st – Evangeline Flowers, "the supernova"

2nd – Jessica Schreck, "Cancellations"

3rd – Shannon Kleier, "How to Break a Heart"

Honorable Mention – Stephanie Bradshaw, "Between the Sidewalk Cracks"; Elizabeth Nolan, "for the first time: certainty"; Deana Babcock, "Transference"