Nov 16, 2016

NC State Literary Readings Series presents Percival Everett and the 2016 NC State Fiction Contest Awards

Author of nearly 30 books and judge of the 2016 NC State Fiction Contest, Percival Everett will read from his work. Contest winners will be announced. Open to the public.

Oct 20, 2016

NC State Literary Readings Series: Stephen Dunn

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and author of 16 collections of poetry, Stephen Dunn will read from his work with a book signing to follow. Open to the public.

Sep 15, 2016

NC State Fiction Contest Open

Calling all writers! NC State’s annual Fiction Contest is open and accepting entries for the 2016 competition. The contest is free and open to all North Carolina residents, drawing more than 300 entrants last year. You have until Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, to mail your work to NC State Fiction Writing Contest, Campus Box 8105, English Department, NC State University, Raleigh, NC, 27695-8105.

Sep 14, 2016

NC State Literary Readings Series: Kaitlyn Greenidge

Author of We Love You, Charlie Freeman, Kaitlyn Greenidge will read from her work, with a book signing to follow. Open to the public.

Sep 9, 2016 | NCSU Libraries

Experiencing King Weekend Features Unique Performances, Exhibits

Incorporating stage drama, documentary film, audio archives, contemporary art and immersive technologies, Experiencing King at NC State celebrates the civil rights vision of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as it played out in North Carolina — the subject of innovative digital humanities research by NC State professors Dr. Jason Miller and Dr. Victoria J. Gallagher.

Sep 6, 2016 | New York Times

Review: ‘The Art of Waiting,’ What to Expect When You’re Still Not Expecting

I thought quite a lot about what normal is and isn’t as I was reading “The Art of Waiting: On Fertility, Medicine, and Motherhood,” Belle Boggs’s thoughtful meditation on childlessness, childbearing, and — for some — the stretch of liminal agony in between. Belle Boggs, English, featured.

Sep 6, 2016

Award-Winning Authors Headline Fall Reading Series

This fall, NC State will welcome three accomplished writers to campus as part of its popular Literary Reading Series.

Aug 1, 2016

Writers Make Top Sci-Fi, Fantasy List

Five writers from NC State’s MFA in Creative Writing Program are receiving recognition for their work in science fiction and fantasy. Editors of the Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy series selected stories from one MFA student, three alumni and one faculty member to its latest list of notable stories.

Jul 14, 2016 | Red and White for Life Alumni Blog

Arielle DeLisle has Found Her Voice in Phoenix

You may not know Arielle DeLisle personally, but if you've heard an ad for Planet Fitness -- or any of a number of businesses or services -- or you listen to audiobooks, chances are you've heard her voice. The English and psychology alumna has built a successful career as a voice-over specialist and voice actor.

Jun 23, 2016 | WHQR

CoastLine: Gender Differences in Speech – Perception or Power Dynamic?

Language is widely considered to be as much a function of gender as any other gender expression – whether clothing, gender-normative interests such as interior decorating, or personality traits. Caroline Myrick, sociolinguistics, featured.