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Rappahannock Review Contributor Spotlight: Interview with Hope Houston

Dec 8, 2023

Editors of the Rappahannock Review ask Hope questions about her piece, "The Menorah in the Window."

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Hope Houston Wins Second Place in Inaugural Toni Morrison Poetry Contest

Feb 20, 2023

Two North Ridgeville High School students were among the honorees in this year’s Toni Morrison Essay Contest. A crowd gathered Feb. 18 at the main branch of the Lorain County Library in Lorain to recognize the winners, including North Ridgeville’s Cali Hildebrandt, who took second place in the essay contest, and Caitlin Gardner, who tied with two others for third.

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Lorain Public Library System Celebrates 2023 Toni Morrison Contest on Facebook

Feb 18, 2023

Hope (far right) accepts her second place prize for her poem, "Expecting."

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Hope Houston's "Love Letters from (Ok)Cupid" Featured on Passengers PoetryCast

Jan 19, 2023

Join Andreea Ceplinschi and David Banach for the latest episode of the Passengers Poetry Podcast, where they discuss their favorite poetry from Issue 3.4, including Hope Houston's Love Letters from (OK)Cupid.

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New Installments of the River Volta Review of Books

Nov 6, 2020

New installments of the River Volta Review of Books, edited by Hope Houston and Sarah Ens.

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MFA in Writing Graduates its Largest Class to Date

Oct 19, 2020

The MFA in Writing, established in 2011 and housed in the Department of English, is graduating ten students this fall and spring.

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WinterTide 2020

Mar 15, 2020

The MFA in Writing's 2020 newsletter. Find blurbs on Hope's thesis, book club, and work with the River Volta Review of Books.

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MFA in Writing student Hope Houston Hosts Monthly Book Club

Nov 8, 2019

How do some Saskatoon teens who are also fantasy buffs spend one Saturday each month? At Alice Turner Branch of Saskatoon Public Library – they’ve signed up for ‘Reading Like a Writer’, a book club designed and delivered by MFA in Writing student Hope Houston.

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WinterTide 2019

Mar 12, 2019

The MFA in Writing's 2019 newsletter. Articles by and blurbs about Hope inside.

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Hot off the Press! 2019 Newsletter, WinterTide!

Mar 12, 2019

The MFA in Writing's 2019 newsletter, WinterTide, has launched. Kudos to the newsletter team for such a bold and beautiful work: Hope Houston (managing editor)...

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English Graduate Students Recipients of Five Hantelman Scholarships

Oct 4, 2018

Three went to students in the MFA in Writing program; congratulations to Hope Houston, Susie Hammond, and Kate O’Gorman.

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