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English and Creative Writing Department present publishing roundtable

English and Creative Writing Department present publishing roundtable

D’Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter November 2, 2022

On Monday, Oct. 24, Oakland University's English and Creative Writing Department hosted a publishing roundtable via Zoom. This event was available to both current OU students and alumni. Many were in attendance...

Professor Cal Freeman will release his latest poetry book, “Poolside at the Dearborn Inn” on April 1, the start of National Poetry Month.

Professor Freeman to release novel for National Poetry Month

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief February 16, 2022

Coinciding with the start of National Poetry Month, poet and Oakland University professor John “Cal” Freeman is due to release his latest book, “Poolside at the Dearborn Inn” on April 1.  This...

OU Creative Writing Professor Peter Markus. His new book When Our Fathers Return to Us as Birds details the death and dying of his father.

Professor Peter Markus talks love, grief, family in new collection of poetry

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief September 15, 2021

Creative Writing Professor and award winning author Peter Markus has released his first collection of poetry titled “When Our Fathers Return to Us as Birds.” The new book, published by Wayne State...

OU professor, poet describes art and censorship

Jessica Orlando, Reporter March 3, 2021

Oakland University’s Center for Public Humanities invited world-renowned poet Dunya Mikhail to chat about her life and read poetry on Tuesday, Feb 16.  Mikhail was born in Baghdad, Iraq and moved...

Friends and family are mourning poet, scholar and mentor Frank Lepkowski, who died on Tuesday.

Associate professor and Kresge Humanities Librarian was a vital part of the Oakland community for 29 years

By Ali DeRees November 4, 2014

Frank Lepkowski Sr., associate professor and humanities librarian at Kresge Library, died October 28 at the age of 59. The cause of his death is unknown according to his son, Frank Lepkowski Jr.Frank was...

War of the words

By Scott Wolchek October 15, 2013

A battle, the likes of which students and faculty have never seen, shook the bowels of Oakland University.About 40 students stood in front of the Oakland Center last week, clutching packets full of classic...

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