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Portrait of Kalamazoo College Professor Diane Seuss Writer in Residence Di Seuss’s poem “Free Beer,” originally published in the Missouri Review, was selected by Terrance Hayes for the Best American Poetry anthology, which is due out in September of this year. When the poem appeared in Missouri […]

Teju Cole ’96 Tweets His Newest Story

Portrait of Teju Cole Teju Cole ’96 has published a short story titled “Hafiz.” Or, rather, his followers have published it on Twitter through a series of tweets and retweets. “I took advantage of the hospitality of my friends and followers online by asking […]

K Writers Publish Essays and Poems

Writer in Residence Diane Seuss has new work published, and so also has her good friend and former colleague, Professor Emerita of English Gail Griffin. Di’s “Gyre,” an essay/prose poem, appears in Brevity, a great magazine of brief nonfiction. Several […]

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” […]

What’s Love Got To Do With It?

students practicing a song in the chapel “What’s Love got to do with it? Anti-Racist Activism in the Creation of Beloved Communities” was the topic of the Winter Quarter Week Four (Feb. 1) Community Reflection in Stetson Chapel, co-sponsored by the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership […]

K Undergraduate Poet is Up and Going

Winter term 2013 finds sophomore Kate Belew working as an intern at the Poet’s House in lower Manhattan. Another stop on the creative journey of this English major. As a first-year student Kate received the Nature in Words Fellowship at […]

K Graduate Wins Poetry Contest

Genevieve Leet ’11 is the winner of the poetry category in the 3rd Annual Contests in Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction. Her poem set was titled “[when I died they found a nest of snakes in my intestines, their backs]” […]