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Hope releases his first book of poetry

...Reed Publishing, which will be releasing his own collection as well.Ishmael Reed, a prominent black writer and literature professor from the Bay Area, was a friend of Hope's parents, and the man for whom he was named. Reed, whose book of...
Mark Wahlberg: From teddy bears to Autobots

...months after principal photography had wrapped. Wahlberg had shed 60 pounds from his 197-pound frame to portray a literature professor with a gambling addiction for the 2015 remake of James Caan's 1974 "The Gambler.""I had to come back for...
In the Stacks

...a master at black humor), is the story of a paperback crime-novelist, Guido Tarkenen, who is hired as a literature professor at a half-credited school on the Rio Grande. By dint of his novels, he is the acknowledged "expert" on campus...
Lecture to cover messengers of environmental justice

University of Alaska Southeast literature professor Susan Lucas will explore the grass-roots movement of environmental justice in "Bad Girls and Bad News: The Female Messengers...
Arts council announces new state writer laureate

...gang members and the elderly. She came to University of Alaska Fairbanks in 1985 to teach creative writing and literature. Professor emerita at UAF, she currently teaches in the Rainier Writing Workshop at Pacific Lutheran University. During...
Young working to help people die with grace

...Perseverance Theatre performance of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Wit" by Margaret Edson, a drama about a college literature professor dying of cancer after devoting her life to scholarship and teaching at the expense of personal relationships...
New fiction for adults at the library

...Gordon Pym of Nantucket as its inspiration, this parody of an already absurd adventure features a black American Literature professor who has been fired from his post for refusing to play his role as the only bit of diversity at his otherwise all-white...
Red Ribbon Rally mixes fun, anti-drug message

...alcohol and drug abuse have found their way into Mayor Bruce Botelho's life. He remembers his favorite Russian literature professor from college drinking, driving and dying. And the former state attorney general continues to see it in his volunteer...
JDHS grad goes to Hell and back

...are always many more places to see. "It's kind of like reading," he said. "You can be the most well read literature professor of all time and there's still going to be 50 or 100 classics that you've never cracked the cover of, which...
Lucky lie put me in glasses

...for sit-ins and demonstrations. I rebelled on a one-on-one basis, such as the semester I argued with my literature professor over the merits of writers such as Hemingway and Melville. "Those guys can't write!" I would pontificate...


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