Tag Archive: WIU English Faculty

Proust Questionnaire: Dr. Rahman

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Shazia Rahman loves to teach and to learn. She is a postcolonial ecocritic, and she is in the process of publishing her first book while writing her second. Time spent in her office… Continue reading

The Book That Changed My Life

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Barbara Harroun is an Assistant Professor at Western Illinois University. Her most recent work is forthcoming or appearing in Rappahannock Review, TypeWrite, Fiction Southeast, Iron Horse Literary Review, and The Long Leaf Pine.… Continue reading

The Boiler Room: A Welcome Break From Reality

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By: Haley Helgesen In a quiet, white room punctuated by evocative artworks and photographs, a continuous conversation is occurring. A conversation about a communal and overwhelming passion for words, verse, story, prose, narration… Continue reading

The Book That Changed My Life

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Dr. Di Carmine was born and raised in Pescara, Italy where she received her Bachelor’s degree. After moving to the United States, she received her Master’s degree from West Virginia University and her Ph.D… Continue reading

Proust Questionnaire- Dr. Magdelyn Helwig

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The Proust Questionnaire is a popular form of interview, developed by French writer, Marcel Proust, that is focused on the interviewees personality. It is popularly used by Vanity Fair. A reoccurring segment on The Mirror… Continue reading

The Book That Changed My Life

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You’re traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land whose boundaries are that of knowledge. That’s the signpost up ahead – your… Continue reading