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...

Novelist Kayla Rae Whitaker. Photo by Mark-Bennington

Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series presents Novelist Kayla Rae Whitaker
Feb 10, 2020

Thursday, February 27, 2020Craft Talk: on Publishing:  Five Things You Need to Know Before You Publish3:30-4:45 pm  Attic Window Room 137C, ...

Dr. Groover Publishes New Book
Jan 31, 2020

Dr. Kristina Groover has a new book out! It is an edited collection titled Religion, Secularism, and the Spiritual Paths of Virginia Woolf published b...

Sarah Beth Hopton

Sarah Beth Hopton Presents to High Country Writers
Jan 23, 2020

Sarah Beth Hopton has been invited to give a talk titled “Raising the Dead: Research strategies for historical creative nonfiction.” Here's the pr...

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New Administrative Support Associate: Kaila Hill
Dec 2, 2019

I am happy to announce that we have hired Kaila Hill to be our Administrative Support Associate, starting on December 16. Kaila is a graduate of the E...

Peaches Hash and the Fulbright TEA Program
Nov 19, 2019

Peaches Hash and the Fulbright TEA ProgramFor almost two months, the Fulbright TEA (Teachers Excellence and Achievement Program) brought dozens of tea...

Left to right: Bethany Davila, Stephanie Kirschbaum, and Bethany Mannon

The 2019 Rhetoric and Composition Institute
Nov 13, 2019

Every year, the English Department hosts the Rhetoric and Composition Institute (RCI). This year’s RCI, held on October 24th and 25th, was on the th...

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Meet Dr. Frank Hurley
Nov 11, 2019

Dr. Frank Hurley, one of our visiting professors, specializes in business writing and communication and brings over fifteen years of professional expe...

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Contributing to The Many Lives of the Evil Dead
Oct 30, 2019

Drs. Leon Lewis and Alexander Pitofsky recently contributed to a book titled The Many Lives of the Evil Dead: Essays on the Cult Film Franchise (McFar...

Our Faculty Shine at the CAS Awards
Oct 28, 2019

Drs. Jill Ehnenn, Craig Fischer, and our nominated faculty bring recognition to our English Department at the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Facul...