Jimmy Kimbrell

Poet Jimmy Kimbrell earned his doctorate at MU in 1998 and has published three volumes (Smote, 2015; My Psychic, 2006; and The Gatehouse Heaven, 1998).

Melissa Range

Poet Melissa Range will be publishing her manuscript Scriptorium with Beacon Press as one of five winners of the 2015 National Poetry Series Open Competition.

Ugliness: A Cultural History

In a 1960 episode of The Twilight Zone, a character named Janet Tyler anxiously awaits the removal of her facial bandages.