Korean War Veteran and Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors contributor Leonard Adreon released his memoir Hilltop Doc: A Marine Corpsman Fighting Through the Mud and Blood of the Korean War.
More information about Hilltop Doc can be found at http://www.hilltopdoc.com
Angie Macri’s work will be featured in the “Nasty Woman” exhibit at Russell Fine Arts Gallery at Henderson State University, opening March 1.
Click here for more information about the exhibit.
Congratulations to the winners and finalists for the 2016 fiction contests.
Paula Younger, Denver, CO
Colin Brezicki, Niagra on the Lake, Ontario
“Back on the River”
Rick Donahoe, Yellow Springs, OH
Maryna Ajaja, Seattle, WA
Winners will be published in Big Muddy: A Journal of the Mississippi River Valley, 17.1.
As of December 31, 2016, the University Press’s founder, Dr. Susan Swartwout, will be happily retired from the University and University Press.
Our new director will be Dr. James Brubaker, firstname.lastname@example.org. James is the author of a book of short stories, Liner Notes, a short volume of pilot episodes for fictional television shows, Pilot Season, Black Magic Death Sphere: (Science) Fictions (which won the 2014 Pressgang Prize), and a number of short stories. His website is https://jamesbrubaker.net/
Faulkner and Hurston is a collection of literary criticism from the 2014 Faulkner/Hurston Conference at Southeast Missouri State University. Faulkner and Hurston is Volume Five in Southeast’s Faulkner Conference Series.
Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors, Volume 5 presents essays, fiction, poetry, interviews, and photography by military-service personnel, veterans, and their families.
James Harold “Jim” Hamby was a football coach at Southeast Missouri State University and a brilliant, very popular professor of philosophy at Southeast from 1968 until his death in 1986 at the age of fifty-five. He studied birds, taught himself the art of watercolors, and gave more than 300 of his beautiful and detailed creations to other faculty and friends.