March 17, 2014 - 3:15pm
Carol Tyx, associate professor of English, has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize for her book of poetry, Rising to the Rim. Published by Brick Road Poetry Press in 2013, Rising to the Rim is the second collection of poems for Tyx, a Mount Mercy faculty for twelve years. Enjoy a reading from the work on the University’s YouTube channel.
January 14, 2014 - 3:23pm
Courtney Snodgrass is a student who juggles many talents. As a member of Mount Mercy University’s women’s bowling team, she’s a valued member of the team and traveling squad. Now, the freshman English major is also a published poet. Snodgrass has released Partially Whole, a collection of poems that covers life’s experiences, from the pain of a broken heart to the excitement of love. The book, a 62-page collection, was released on Dec. 30 and is available on Amazon. Congratulations to Courtney for sharing her talents, both on the lanes and on the page.
October 29, 2012 - 11:40am
Professor Emeritus Jim McKean will return to Mount Mercy for a special question and answer session and reading of his creative nonfiction work of essays and poetry on Thursday, November 8. The Q&A will begin at 3:30 p.m. and the reading will take place at 7:00 p.m. Both events will be held in Basile Hall's Flaherty Community Room and are free and open to the public; seating may be limited.

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