Spring 2019 Recognitions and Awards

Lexi Palmer Lexi Palmer took first place in the Keene Three-Minute Fiction Slam and went on to place third in the statewide slam. She won Keene State’s 2019 Fred Fosher Excellence in Writing Award, a $1,000 prize given to a student who has shown excellence in writing. And she’s just landed a prestigious Summer Undergraduate…

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Spring 2019 Events

Academic Excellence Conference Saturday April 13 1:45 CONDUCTING ARCHIVAL AND FIELD RESEARCH IN CREATIVE WRITING (Bill Sheerin, Mel DePew, Rachel Ford, Kelsi Massicotte: Faculty mentor:  Kate Tirabassi) 3:00 pm TELL IT SLANT – THE NATURE OF TRUTH IN CREATIVE WRITING. Alexa Unger, Lexi Palmer, Sonja Martineau, Eva Quill. Faculty mentors: Jeff Friedman and Brinda Charry….

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Student Publications: Scriptor

Sonja Martineau and Joey Lendaro were published in the Spring 2018 print Scriptor journal. Sonja’s shorter piece, “Ruth” was awarded a second place prize and was published online for the Scriptor Spring flash fiction contest. Lea Nolette (English major) and Veronica Spadaro (Film major, writing minor) are the KSC editors for Scriptor this year. Check out the writing in Scriptor Journal…

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English and Marketing

Rory Carbone’s (English 2017 ) literature major and writing minor has led to work at a marketing research an consulting firm based in Shelton, Connecticut. While at Keene State College, Rory worked to get the most out of his college years–taking interesting classes, working at the Center for Writing, joining a coed fraternity, Psi Upsilon (and serving…

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Spring 2018 Internship Showcase

Eighteen students from our internship courses in the departments of English and Communication shared their experiences working with the following organizations: Keene Family YMCA Mobilitie City of Keene Human Services Monadnock Humane Society Masiello Employment Services Pats Peak Ski Area Bauhan Pulishing Historical Society of Cheshire County Avenue A Teen and Community Center Monadnock Film Festival Planned Parenthood (Concord) KSC Academic and Career…

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Teaching and Learning in the Archives: The Modern Poetry Collection

The Modern Poetry Collection in Keene State College’s Mason Library offers students, faculty, and members of the public a range of materials, including the New Hampshire Poetry Collection. The Mason Library Modern Poetry Collection includes The Zephyr Press Archive and Aspect Magazine (1969-1980). Aspect was the creation of Edward J. Hogan, of Somerville, Massachusetts. Hogan…

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