In the News

  • The 2017 Carroll College Literary Festival welcomes novelist and short story writer Fiona McFarland, all the way from Australia! The festival includes an off-campus community reading, student panels and readings, a flash-fiction workshop, and a poetry slam, culminating in a keynote reading by Fiona. November 8 at Hub Coffee. November 9 on campus.
  • In Fall 2017, student Maddison Gail created a visual "map" for T.S. Elliot's Wasteland - check out this interesting piece of work.
  • Prof Kevin Stewart's story "Her" appears in the anthology Eyes Glowing at the Edge of the Woods: Fiction and Poetry from West Virginia on Vandalia Press, WVU Press's literary imprint. His story "An Ark of Mimes" appears in FictionSoutheast.
  • The 2016 Montana Book Festival in Missoula (September 21-25, 2016) featured Carroll faculty and alums Loren Graham, Aaron Parrett, Virginia Reeves, Kevin Stewart and Corrie WIliamson. 
  • Prof. Loren Graham's third collection of poems, Places I Was Dreaming, won the 2016 Oklahoma Book Award for Poetry. The book was published by CavanKerry Press in 2015.
  • ARC Director Kevin Hadduck's book of poetry, Hymnody of the Blue Heron, appears on WordTech Communications, Cherry Grove Imprint. 
  • Alum Virginia Reeves ('00) has recently published her novel Work Like Any Other on Simon and Schuster (March 2016). The novel was long-listed for the 2016 Man Booker Prize. Also an alum of the prestigious James A. Michner Center for Writers at the University of Texas, she was the keynote speaker at the 2016 Carroll College Undergraduate Literary Festival. Past speakers have included Ann Pancake, Michael Garriga, and John Reimringer.
  • Alum Jay Bouchard ('15) is an editorial fellow at Outside Magazine. He recently worked the beat for Medill News Services in the presidential primaries. Here are recent articles from Iowa and New Hampshire. He also published this blog on U.S. Catholic Faith in Real Life. All of Jay's writings can be found here.
  • Instructor Dr. Aaron Parrett's Montana Americana Music appeared in July 2016, on Charleston, SC's History Press Books, which also published his 2015 title Literary Butte. 
  • Dr. Debra Bernardi presented a paper at the international conference of the Society for the Study of American Women Writers, in Philadelphia, November 4-8. The paper is titled, "'Bichromatism Was Prevalent throughout Tuscany': Resisting Boundaries in Mary McCarthy's "The Stones of Florence" and is part of a book project on Italy and the American female imagination.
  • Prof. Kevin Stewart's short story "Katherine with a K" appears in the Fall 2015 issue of the American Literary Review. His poems "Two Flat Tires" and  "Magicicada, Spring 2012" appeared in recent a recent issue of The Common and online. He also served as a 2015 writing fellow at the Wellspring House in Ashfield, MA.