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Poetry reading by award-winner Jonathan Fink

0 Commentsby   |  04.06.16  |  Announcement, Announcements, Creative Writing, Department Chapel, Events and Readings

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The Department of Language and Literature is delighted to announce that the award-winning poet Jonathan Fink will be coming to campus on Thursday, April 14. Fink has authored two poetry collections and received the Bronze Medal in Poetry in the 2015 Florida Book Awards, as well as been named by Poets & Writers magazine as one of America’s 10 best “2015 Debut Poets.”

Fink will be a guest host for a special departmental chapel at 11 a.m. and give a public reading at The Grace Museum ballroom from 7-7:50 p.m. The evening poetry reading will be followed by a book signing of Fink’s new, highly praised collection of poems, The Crossing.

Before his reading at The Grace, Fink will also have the following schedule on Thursday:

  • 11 a.m. Talk about poetry and read poems in a special department chapel
  • Noon. Discuss writing over lunch with English M.A. students
  • 3 p.m. Talk about literary nonfiction techniques to Prof. Haley’s Eng. 320/520 Creative Nonfiction Workshop

The Department of Language and Literature is also hosting a “Dress as Your Favorite Poet” costume contest. Any ACU student can enter, and the winner will receive $50. To enter, just dress up and come to The Grace Museum ballroom on Thursday night, April 14 at 6:45. Participants will be judged before the poetry reading begins at 7 p.m.

Fink has received several other poetry awards and fellowships, including a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. His poems and essays have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Poetry, New England Review and others. It is an honor to have this Abilenian poet come back to his hometown and share his work, so come out and show your support.

To learn more about Fink and his work, visit his website:


English Department Chapel

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Last English Department Chapel for the Semester

0 Commentsby   |  11.15.10  |  Announcements, Department Chapel

English Department Chapel

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First Department Chapel of the Semester

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Last Department Chapel of the Semester

0 Commentsby   |  03.12.10  |  Announcements, Department Chapel

Zorba Chapel

This will be the last Chapel for this semester.  Devotional thoughts will be led by Dr. Steven Weathers and the ENGL 499 class.

English Department Chapel

0 Commentsby   |  02.18.10  |  Announcements, Department Chapel

Chapel- Eyes of Others

English Department Chapel for 1-26-2010

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English Chapel on Jan. 26

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Laura Carroll_3Dr. Laura Carroll will speak on “Ears to Hear” at English Chapel on Tuesday, January 26, in BSB 130.

Final English Chapel

0 Commentsby   |  11.16.09  |  Department Chapel

Join us for the last Departmental English Chapel for the fall.

Tuesday, November 17 in Bible Building, room 130

Dr. Steve Weathers will be with us.

* Following Chapel, there will be a workshop, “Beyond Word Count: Tips for Writing Papers in Majors Courses,” hosted by Dr. Joe Stephenson in the Bible Faculty Commons, room 250. Pizza lunch is provided for English Majors only.