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Grad Student Authorial Spotlight: Thom Young
Apr 10, 2020

Appalachian State graduate student Thom Young has released their debut book! BESPOKE is a collection of poetry published by St. Andrews University Pre...

Congratulations to Dr. Peaches Hash
Apr 8, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Peaches Hash for successfully defending her dissertation and earning her Ed.D. from Appalachian’s Reich College of Education!...

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Dr. Hopton Wins Major Research Award
Apr 8, 2020

Congratulations to our very own Dr. Sarah-Beth Hopton on her recent award from the Conference on College Composition and Communication! Her article ...

Summer Classes
Mar 30, 2020

Good news! The English department has released a list of courses available over the summer. Please speak with your advisor if you are interested in an...

The Book That Opened You
Mar 27, 2020

Mid-term week is stressful for everyone, including our faculty. For some much-needed relaxation, many professors gathered the Wednesday before spring ...

Whitaker Returns!
Mar 25, 2020

At the end of February, Kayla Rae Whitaker returned to Appalachian to give a craft talk and a lecture as part of the ongoing Visiting Writers Series. ...

Climbing Every Mountain
Mar 17, 2020

On March 31st a new film titled Climbing Every Mountain will be released in celebration of national Transgender Day of Visibility. The film is about r...

Dr. Stevens at MIT
Feb 21, 2020

This semester Dr. Kyle Stevens is away in Boston as a visiting scholar at MIT. He was invited to teach two classes for the semester, a course on his s...

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, ...