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Poet Natalie Diaz visits Randolph for public reading

Photo by Diaz Natalie

The recent winner of the Holmes National Poetry Prize will give a public reading at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Alice Ashley Jack Room.... READ MORE >>

Kelley Swain ’07 publishes three books in 2014

Kelley Swain

Behind Randolph’s Red Brick Wall, Kelley Swain ’07 pushed pens and critiqued poetry with the writing group “the Quill Drivers.” Now across the Atlantic Ocean, she continues her prolific writing. In fact, the London author is publishing three books this year. photo credit: Marcos Avlonitis In March, Valley Press published Opera di Cera, a poetry... READ MORE >>

Acclaimed poet Ira Sadoff set for reading at Randolph

This Wednesday, the Randolph community will be treated to a reading by poet Ira Sadoff. The author of eight poetry collections, Sadoff has published poetry in works such as the Harper Anthology of American Literature and Great American Prose Poems. He has received the Creative Arts Fellowship from the National Endowment of the Arts as... READ MORE >>

Bunny Goodjohn wins poetry prize

Bunny Goodjohn teaches English, writes poetry and fiction, and recently won a poetry prize Bunny Goodjohn ’04 answered what she thought was a routine phone call, only to find out about an exciting honor she had not expected. “I answered the phone and discovered I was on a conference call with the Reed Magazine editorial staff,” said... READ MORE >>

Virginia Poet Laureate to Read Work During Special Event

LYNCHBURG–Randolph College will feature Claudia Emerson and her work Nov. 11. The free event is scheduled for 8 p.m. in the Alice Ashley Jack Room in Smith Memorial Building.
Emerson’s reading is the last in the college’s Visiting Writers Series for the fall semester. The r... READ MORE >>

Professors Share Published Work with Community

LYNCHBURG – Randolph professors Bunny Goodjohn and James
Peterson will share their creative writing talents with students from National
College Oct. 22 from 12-1:30 p.m.
Goodjohn, an assistant professor of English and director of the Writing
Program, is a graduate of the College ... READ MORE >>

Weekend Workshop Immerses Students in Shakespeare

LYNCHBURG — A group of Randolph College English and theatre majors are getting the unique opportunity to immerse themselves with a professional theatre group during a special Renaissance Drama Weekend Seminar.
Twenty Randolph students will travel with Mara Amster, associate professor o... READ MORE >>

Randolph College Awards Tenure to Faculty Members

LYNCHBURG – The Randolph College Board of Trustees awarded tenure and promoted 10 faculty members to associate professor during its regular board meeting Feb. 9.
The promotion is effective July 1.
The Board of Trustees is expected to award tenure to an additional faculty member at... READ MORE >>