An interview with Robert Hellenga, George A. Lawrence Emeritus Professor of English, is available online at The Chicago Book Review.
A second interview has been published in in Memoir Journal no. 14, along with a piece called “A Tale of Two Fathers,” about working for his father on the wholesale produce market in [...]
Monica Berlin (English) and Beth Marzoni ’04, have published another poem from their ongoing collaboration. [All the particular places we've known window sometimes & sometimes] appears in the most recent issue of Better: Culture & Lit (October 2013).
Chad Simpson’s story collection, Tell Everyone I Said Hi was recently long-listed for the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award.
Simpson also recently had three works reprinted: His short story “American Bulldog” is included in New Stories from the Midwest 2012 (Indiana University Press); his essay “Home of the Poor and Unknown” appears [...]
Eighteen months after introducing a new vision for Alumni Hall, Knox College has reached its $11 million goal in the fundraising drive to renovate this historic campus building.
“Thanks to the generosity of Knox alumni and friends, as well as the leadership of Trustee Mark Kleine and his Gateway Task Force, gifts and pledges now [...]
The Illinois Council of Orchestras’ (ICO) 2013 Community Relations of the Year Award was presented to Pearl Strickland, Executive Director, Knox-Galesburg Symphony (KGS) by Dr. Bruce Polay, KGS artistic director/conductor on behalf of ICO Board President Allan Dennis at the KGS April 27 concert at the Orpheum Theatre. Additionally in recognition of Strickland’s ICO Award, [...]
Monica Berlin (English) and Beth Marzoni ’04 have published two more poems from their ongoing collaboration. “[After unhanging the walls & undressing windows beneath our cupola]” and “[Now everywhere's always a show played for easy laughs]” appear in the newest issue of ellipsis…literature and art (Vol. 49, 2013). “[Now everywhere's always a show played for [...]
Six Knox College psychology students traveled to Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Missouri to present their research at the 40th annual ILLOWA Undergraduate Research Conference on April 27. The students and the titles of the presentations are as follows:
Victoria Klimaj & Zachary Lawrence, (other co-authors include Joey Knutson, Liz King, & Danny Schaefer) – Does [...]
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 [...]
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