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An Archaeology of Yearning

Cover for Bruce Mills Book, An Archaeology of Yearning Kalamazoo College Professor of English Bruce Mills’s fifth book, An Archaeology of Yearning, has been published by Etruscan Press. Using the metaphor of an archeological dig, Mills maps the artifacts of life as a father of a son with autism […]

Saved Seven Times Before the Age of Five

Writer-in-Residence Diane Seuss ’78 will have her third volume of poems, Four-Legged Girl, published in 2015. Her first collection was It Blows You Hollow, and her second, Wolf Lake, White Gown Blown Open, received the Juniper Prize for Poetry. Last […]

“Three out of four … like a coffin or a door”

Writer-in-Residence Diane Seuss won the Indiana Review 1/2K Prize for prose of 500 words or less. Brief nonfiction, prose poetry, or short-short stories are eligible for the prize. Di’s winning entry is titled “Wal-Mart Parking Lot,” and about it the […]

Sophomore’s Poems Draw Acclaim

Jane Huffman, a sophomore double-major (English and Theatre) is already getting poems and fiction published in good journals. Two of her poems–“Animal” and “Vegetable” appear in e-magazine Bad Penny Review. Two other poems will publish in forthcoming issues of print […]

K Professor Takes Second Place in Fiction Contest

Professor of English Andy Mozina took second place in the fiction category of the Summer Literary Seminars Unified Literary Contest. There were some 1,200 entrants in the contest. The fiction category as judged by Mary Gaitskill. Mozina’s fine finish continues […]

Kalamazoo Poets

If you like poetry and you like Michigan, check out a recent post (Awesome Mitten, Michigan Books Project) that includes a short review of four books of poetry, each with strong Michigan connections. The first of the four reviewed is […]

Carpet Diem

two people holding a trophy David Landskroener ’14 is a self-described “movie junkie.” So when he won two coveted tickets to sit on bleachers alongside the famed red carpet at this year’s Oscar extravaganza in Los Angeles…well, it was a Hollywood ending. “It was cool […]

K Senior’s Documentary Poetry Project Cited in “Gay Military Signal”

English major Gabriella Donofrio ’13 completed what English professor Diane Seuss calls “a remarkable Senior Individualized Project!” Donofrio wrote a book of documentary poetry about life in the military (before and after the repeal of the “Don’t Ask; Don’t Tell” […]

K senior builds her future with help from K’s past

Eeva Sharp '13 squatting beside a spainting of a distinguised looking older man Eeva Stout-Sharp ’13 is reaching into Kalamazoo College’s past in order to forge her own future after K. As part of her Senior Individualized Project (SIP) in Art History, the Petoskey, Mich. native has curated an exhibit of portraits from […]