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  • Creative Writing – Vanderbilt University » Lorraine López publishes a new novel, The Darling
    in Creative Writing Gertrude Harold Vanderbilt Visiting Writers Series Vanderbilt s distinctive contribution to twentieth century arts and letters Contests Awards Prizes Honors Nashville Review Vanderbilt Review Faculty Staff and Contact Information News Lorraine López publishes a new novel The Darling Vanderbilt facuty member Lorraine López has published a new novel The Darling with University of Arizona Press in their Camino Del Sol series Raised in a household of women Latina bibiophile Caridad rejects examples of womanhood offered by her long suffering mother and her two sisters Instead Caridad a compulsive reader educates herself about love and what it means to be a woman by reading classics written by men and she supplements these lessons from books with lessons from life The narrative set in Los Angeles from the mid 1970s to the mid 1980s reinscribes Anton Chekhov s 1899 short story The Darling Like Chekhov s protagonist Caridad engages in various relationships in her search for love and fulfillment In a moment of clarity Caridad compares herself to a trapeze artist who flies from one man to the next to be caught and held until she is ready to leap again López an associate professor of English and co

    Original URL path: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/creativewriting/2015/09/lorraine-lopez-publishes-a-new-novel-the-darling/ (2016-02-16)
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  • Creative Writing – Vanderbilt University » Nancy Reisman’s new novel, Trompe L’Oeil, published
    in Creative Writing Gertrude Harold Vanderbilt Visiting Writers Series Vanderbilt s distinctive contribution to twentieth century arts and letters Contests Awards Prizes Honors Nashville Review Vanderbilt Review Faculty Staff and Contact Information News Nancy Reisman s new novel Trompe L Oeil published Nancy Reisman has published a new novel entitled Trompe L Oeil Reisman s novel published by Tin House Books received an enthusiastic early review in the Sunday New York Times Reviewer Julie Myerson wrote that she found in Trompe L Oeil a sense of newness and possibility of light and color of almost reckless narrative daring Rendered here you feel in startling and almost painterly form is life itself Myserson s verdict was clear Genuinely satisfying heart shaking novels combine an absolute narrative authority with an apparently effortless style You question nothing savor every phrase and nuance live willingly within their pages from the first word to the last They can also be slippery things impossible to wrap up or pin down Just read it you urge the uninitiated already envying them the experience to come Nancy Reisman s second novel Trompe L Oeil is one such book Reisman an Associate Professor at Vanderbilt is the author of

    Original URL path: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/creativewriting/2015/08/nancy-reismans-novel-trompe-loeil-published/ (2016-02-16)
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  • Creative Writing – Vanderbilt University » 3 Vanderbilt writers in Best New Poets 2015
    Staff and Contact Information News 3 Vanderbilt writers in Best New Poets 2015 Tiana Clark First year MFA student in poetry Tiana Clark and two recent graduates of the Vanderbilt Creative Writing Program Lisa Dordal MFA 2011 and Edgar Kunz MFA 2015 have learned that their work will be included in Best New Poets an annual anthology edited in 2015 by the Pulitzer Prize winning poet Tracy K Smith The

    Original URL path: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/creativewriting/2015/08/3-mfa-studentsgraduates-in-best-new-poets-collection/ (2016-02-16)
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  • Creative Writing – Vanderbilt University » MFA graduate Matt Baker publishes novel with Little Brown
    Little Brown Matthew Baker MFA 2012 has published If You Find This with Little Brown Called lively entertaining and satisfying by Kirkus Reviews the book marketed for children from 8 to 12 years old is Baker s first novel Baker who came to Vanderbilt with the MFA class of 2011 held a Third Year Fiction Fellowship in 2011 2012 He was a Fulbright Fellow in Ireland in the year after

    Original URL path: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/creativewriting/2015/03/mfa-graduate-matt-baker-publishes-novel-with-little-brown/ (2016-02-16)
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  • Creative Writing – Vanderbilt University » New poetry collection, Do Not Rise, published by Beth Bachmann
    in Creative Writing Gertrude Harold Vanderbilt Visiting Writers Series Vanderbilt s distinctive contribution to twentieth century arts and letters Contests Awards Prizes Honors Nashville Review Vanderbilt Review Faculty Staff and Contact Information News New poetry collection Do Not Rise published by Beth Bachmann Vanderbilt faculty member Beth Bachmann has released a new collection of poetry The book Do Not Rise published by the University of Pittsburgh Press won the Poetry Society of America s Alice Fay di Castagnola Award To read early reviews click this link A review by Lisa Russ Spaar in the L A Review of Books observes Swerving among a range of expository interrogative and imperative modes the effect of which as John Cage put it is to demilitarize and at the same time agitate the text and sampling from a range of army manuals war poems and letters wilderness manuals and pop cultural sources like Garden and Gun Soul of the South magazine and Pierre Laszlo s Citrus A History these edgy elusive disturbing poems seem created out of the umbral depths of war s perpetual shadow the day breaks not it is my heart In their fragmented telegraphic utterances the poems seem to want to

    Original URL path: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/creativewriting/2015/01/new-poetry-collection-do-not-rise-published-by-beth-bachmann/ (2016-02-16)
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  • Creative Writing – Vanderbilt University » Poet Wyatt Prunty to read February 18 in Buttrick 102 at 7 pm
    Warren Center Undergraduate English Major in Creative Writing About the Undergraduate Concentration 4 1 in Creative Writing Gertrude Harold Vanderbilt Visiting Writers Series Vanderbilt s distinctive contribution to twentieth century arts and letters Contests Awards Prizes Honors Nashville Review Vanderbilt Review Faculty Staff and Contact Information News Poet Wyatt Prunty to read February 18 in Buttrick 102 at 7 pm Wyatt Prunty will read from his poetry as part of

    Original URL path: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/creativewriting/2016/02/poet-wyatt-prunty-to-read-february-18-in-buttrick-102-at-7-pm/ (2016-02-16)
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  • Creative Writing – Vanderbilt University » Save the dates: reading series in 2015 to 2016 academic year
    2015 to 2016 academic year Paul Muldoon Charles Baxter September 10 Lorraine Lopez and Nancy Reisman fiction September 17 Charles Baxter fiction September 28 Brando Skyhorse fiction nonfiction October 1 Paul Muldoon poetry October 22 Ottessa Moshfegh fiction October 29 Honoree Fannone Jeffers poetry November 12 T R Hummer poetry December 3 Jaimy Gordon fiction All readings at 7 p m Honoree Jeffers Daisy Hernandez January 28 Lan Samantha Chang

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  • About | Earth and Environmental Science | Vanderbilt University
    UPS Mailing Address Earth and Environmental Sci Vanderbilt University Science Engineering Building 5726 Stevenson Center 7th floor Nashville TN 37240 The University and Its Settings Vanderbilt is a private comprehensive university with a total enrollment of nearly 13 000 It is located on a large park like campus within Nashville the state capital and a dynamic city with a metropolitan population approaching one million Fossil rich Paleozoic limestones underlie the beautiful forested hills in which the city is nestled The Mississippi embayment including the New Madrid Fault Zone and the Precambrian granite terrain of Missouri lie to the west and the complex collisional Appalachian mountain belt to the east The Department Ours is a vibrant cohesive department aimed at the highest standards of scholarship Faculty and students at the bachelor s master s and doctoral levels pursue studies that address fundamental questions in the Earth and environmental sciences spanning deep geological timescales to human timescales Our research programs are well funded Projects are supported by state of the art laboratory facilities and instrumentation including computational infrastructure and they are topically and geographically diverse Current projects are underway in many parts of the U S Asia South America Iceland and Antarctica

    Original URL path: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/ees/about.php (2016-02-16)
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