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         VOLUME IV, ISSUE 6    APRIL  2013

James Dawes Speaks about his Latest Book,
Out this

By Jamie Lucarelli '13


Professor James Dawes’ latest book, Evil Men, is a story of pain. It contains the confessions of dying Japanese war criminals.These are stories he did not seek out, but “fell into.” A friend of his was going to photograph these men; he asked Dawes if he would like to come along to write about them. The voyeuristic tendency our culture has to “pornographize pain” made Dawes hesitant to begin this project. However, the power of the stories urged him on.......READ MORE

Pairing Cheese and Poetry

By Graham Sutherland '13

Since she has graduated, English major Katie Willingham ‘11 has moved to the East Coast, started a video blog of book reviews, and written “Cheese Associate” on her tax returns. Willingham now juggles paid jobs and unpaid work, finding the time to both earn her living and continue writing. Willingham’s day job is working at a wine bar called The Curious Grape, where she proudly holds the title of “Cheese Associate.”  While not directly related to her experience as an English major (though English majors often find themselves working in food service) Willingham enjoys her job. It consists of explaining, preparing, and selling fine cheeses....READ MORE

The New Courses

of the Fall

By Rudy Henriquez '14
Learn more about the two new courses in the English Department this Fall!

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Robert Penn Warren

April 24, 1905-
September 15, 1989

Awarded the 1947 Pulitzer Prize for his novel All the King's Men.

Also awarded the Waverley Staff's First Annual Best Smile Award.


RealTalk with Abbie Shain ‘14

By Rachel Rostad '15
This month: Mac poetry slam team director and newly published poet, Abbie Shain.

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Bognanni Awarded American Academy of Arts and Letters 2013 Literature Prize

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