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Memorial Page for Dr. Edwin T. (Chip) Arnold III is now online

Memorial Page for Dr. Edwin T. (Chip) Arnold III is now online
Apr 29, 2024

A memorial page for English Professor Dr. Edwin T. (Chip) Arnold III is now online at Edwin T. (Chip) Arnold Memorial Site ( Go...

Appalachian State University's Department of English

Department of English Accepting Creative Writing Scholarship Applications Through November 3
Oct 18, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University's Department of English is accepting Creative Writing scholarship applications beginning today (Octo...

Appalachian Journal, founded in 1972, is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed quarterly featuring field research, interviews, and other scholarly studies of history, politics, economics, culture, folklore, literature, music, ecology, and a variety of other topics, as well as poetry and reviews of books, films, and recordings dealing with the region of the Appalachian mountains.

Appalachian Journal marks 50 years of spotlighting Appalachia
Mar 9, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University’s Appalachian Journal: A Regional Studies Review marks its 50th anniversary this academic yea...

An App State student reads on the banks of Boone Creek in Durham Park, located at App State’s Boone campus. Photo by Chase Reynolds

6 award-winning authors to visit App State for spring 2023 Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series
Feb 22, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Six acclaimed authors will visit Appalachian State University’s Boone campus this spring, as part of the university’s 2022–23&nb...

Beloved colleague and teacher Dr. Rosemary Horowitz has passed away
Aug 10, 2021

The English department mourns the passing of our much-loved and respected colleague and teacher, Dr. Rosemary Horowitz. Rosemary joined the English de...

Marian Coe, John Foster West and Marjorie Idol 2021 Scholarship Winners
Feb 26, 2021

Four students attending Appalachian State University, Zoe Benfield, senior from Statesville; Kaitlin Rous, junior from Clayton; Teagan Compton, senior...

Olivia Martin, whose piece was one of those featured on I00 Days in Appalachia, has a new role with them.
Aug 21, 2020

From digital editor, Ashton Marra: "Olivia actually applied for and was accepted into a new program we’re launching this fall called the Appala...

Truman Capote Literary Trust Creative Writing Scholarship 2020-21 Winners Announced
Aug 21, 2020

Junior Jay Phillips was named the winner of the Truman Capote Literary Trust Scholarship in Creative Writing for Poetry, and Victoria Goff was named r...

Three students from the Department of English were chosen for publication by an online journal and news website, 100 Days in Appalachia.
Jul 31, 2020

Three students from the Department of English were chosen for publication by an online journal and news website, 100 Days in Appalachia...

Creative nonfiction author Elizabeth Rush. Rush’s book “Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore” has been chosen as the 2020–21 Common Reading Program selection for incoming students at Appalachian State University. Photo by Stephanie Alvarez Ewens

App State’s Common Reading Program announces ‘Rising’ as 2020–21 book selection
Feb 13, 2020

The Common Reading Program at Appalachian State University announces its 2020–21 book selection: “Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore...