In March, Robert Hellenga (English, emeritus) gave the Bruce F. and Ildiko B. Meyer Honors Memorial Lecturer at Ball State University.
Hellenga’s new novel, The Confessions of Frances Godwin, will be published by BloomsburyUSA in spring 2014. The novel is set in Galesburg, Rome, Verona, Indianapolis, and Milwaukee. The protagonist and her daughter are both Knox alums. Her late husband was a Knox professor.
Hellenga’s long short story, “A Christmas Letter,” will be published by Ploughshares.