We're moving!

We're moving our new stories to Denison.edu, the college's super-sweet mothership. Over time, we'll be moving some of our best past stories from TheDEN over there too. In the meantime, we've made available an archive of all stories here. This archive will be available for a few months before this site is permanently shut down. See you at Denison.edu! - June 2016

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Another world


Robert Hass’ books fill a shelf at Professor and Poet David Baker’s house. “I have read and loved Robert Hass’s work since I first found it in Field Guide, his first book, in 1973, the year I graduated from high

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Piper Kerman, aiming for change


Earlier this month, the Beck Series hosted Piper Kerman, author of the memoir Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison. The book is now a popular Netflix original series in its third season. Kerman spoke to

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Photo Credits: Charles Hoffman '18 (middle photo); Tim Black Photography

Beck “Home Series” home run


“University creative writing programs are full of teachers who no longer write, or writers who don’t really teach. Our faculty does it all,” remarked Margot Singer, associate professor of English and director of creative writing, as she introduced the first Beck

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Photo Credits: Nelson Dow '16

The writers read


All writers understand how nerve-wracking it is to read their own writing and share it with the world, especially in a setting where other writers are present, so it was inspiring and even heartwarming last week to see our own

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Written By: Manvi Jalan '18

The poet among us


“Poetry is a lonely and solitary undertaking,” Dr. Baker professor of English remarked while introducing the subject.  For two days, though, Denison students and members of the community had an opportunity to share in the venture of poetry with one

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Written By: Antrim Ross '16

A calling and a career


With any major comes a basket of expectations—and a boatload of presumptions. You know how it goes: environmental studies majors are hippies, chemistry majors are type A, economics majors will make a lot of money, and English majors will teach.

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Written By: Rose Schrott ’14
Photo Credits: Jenny Kim ’16

The Bechdel Test


In late October, a musical based on Alison Bechdel’s graphic memoir, Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic, premiered at the Public Theater in New York. Bechdel, though, spent the evening in Granville, Ohio. The critically acclaimed cartoonist and writer was on

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