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King named contest finalist, awarded fellowship for novella

King named contest finalist, awarded fellowship for novella

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Patricia King, adjunct assistant professor English, was a Finalist in the Fiction Category of the 2010 Summer Literary Seminars Unified Literary Contest for her novella, “Angels Unawares.” Her work was one of 1,200 submissions from around the world. As a result, she was awarded a Summer Literary Seminars fellowship to attend one of their writing workshops this year.


Patricia King receives grant from Illinois Arts Council

Patricia King receives grant from Illinois Arts Council

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Patricia King, adjunct assistant professor English, was awarded an Individual Artist Professional Development grant from the Illinois Arts Council for support of “opportunities and projects related to an individual artist’s career.” She will use the grant to attend a master’s class in fiction this summer in New York City with Viking/Penguin Senior Editor Joshua Kendall.


New Community Publications Display in library

New Community Publications Display in library

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Oesterle Library will feature the following publications during winter term in its Community Publications Display in the lobby:
  • Gerald Gems, professor of health and physical education: “The German Turners and the Taming of Radicalism in Chicago” in International Journal of the History of Sport, October 2009.
  • Tom Gill, instructional media coordinator in Oesterle Library: Photographs in Northern Indiana Lakes, September/October 2009.
  • David Gray, assistant professor of accounting, and Gerald Hamsmith, professor of accounting emeritus: “Patterson


Patricia King wins awards for short stories and novella

Patricia King wins awards for short stories and novella

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Patricia King, adjunct assistant professor English, won awards for two of her short stories and for her novella. “A Luck that Will Save Her” won Honorable Mention for Hunger Mountain's 2009 Howard Mosher Short Fiction Prize. “Dogs in Guatemala” was a Finalist in the 2009 Short Story Contest by The Journal, a literary magazine of The Ohio State University. Her novella, “Angels Unawares,” was a Finalist in the 2009 William Faulkner-William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition.


Patricia King's short stories are finalists

Patricia King's short stories are finalists

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[caption id="attachment_100" align="alignleft" width="76" caption="Patricia King"][/caption] Patricia King, adjunct assistant professor of English, received two finalist awards for two of her short stories: “Dogs in Guatemala” for Southwest Review's 2009 David Nathan Meyerson Fiction Prize and “A Luck that Will Save Her” in the 2009 Santa Fe Writers Project Literary Awards Program.


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