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    Associate Professor of English Joshua Corey saw the publication of his first novel, Beautiful Soul: An American Elegy (Spuyten Duyvil Press, June 1, 2014). The book centers around Ruth, a bored and frustrated young mother in the Chicago suburbs haunted by the letters she receives from her own mother, who has been dead for several years. Corey also expects to publish his fourth book of poems, The Barons (Omnidawn), in October.

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    It’s a busy spring for Associate Professor of English Josh Corey, who recently had two poems published and is having a book launch in mid-May. On Thursday, May 15 at 7 p.m. at The Book Cellar in Lincoln Square, Chicago, Corey will read from his new novel, Beautiful Soul: An American Elegy. In addition, the May issue of Poetry Magazine features two works by Corey: “Animals” and “Mrs. God.”
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    Matthew Helderman ’11 is solving a big problem faced by producers in the independent film industry. It has to do with money.
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