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April 29, 2022

Molly Becker ’13 was not one of those kids like Akeelah in the 2006 movie, whose passion for words led her to compete in local spelling bees in hopes of becoming a…

January 31, 2022

The Department of English would like to welcome Tess Cumpstone as the new Creative Writing Program Assistant. In her new position, Cumpstone supports the students,…

September 17, 2021

The Department of English would like to welcome Dr. Ashleigh Hardin as the new Associate Director of First-Year Writing. She is part of the team that oversees…

August 20, 2021

COLUMBUS, Ohio (2021) -- Ask Ohio State's Margaret Price the question, "What is accessibility?" and you'll get an answer that goes beyond neat definitions. "Access…

June 9, 2021

“I talk more about [my minor] in my interviews than I do my major, because people are interested,” says 2019 Minor in Professional Writing and The Ohio State University graduate Lauryn Rotonda.…

February 1, 2021

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Jan. 26, 2021) — From leading a rally against former President Donald Trump’s travel ban on Muslim countries at the Columbus airport in 2017 to…

July 21, 2020

In her upcoming book, Associate Professor Koritha Mitchell states what seems especially counter-intuitive this summer: African American culture is not about protest. This statement is not about…

May 26, 2020

Just before the COVID-19 pandemic forced us to say "goodbye" to our in-person semester, the Department of English hired a new academic advisor. Since then, some of you may have had the pleasure of…

April 24, 2020

April is National Poetry Month, and Ohioana Library Executive Director David Weaver talks to acclaimed poet Marcus Jackson. Born and raised in Toledo, Jackson earned degrees from the University of…