• Department News,  Opportunities for English Majors

    Literary Citizenship, Taylor Style

    The concept of literary citizenship has been coming up in English circles lately. Cathy Day, a leader on the subject, teaches a class on it at neighboring Ball State. Donna Steiner wrote an energizing piece for Hippocampus Magazine on what literary citizenship means in both theoretical and practical terms. Here at Taylor, the English department has been working to build a deeper sense of literary community, to develop opportunities for readers and writers who will always spend much of their time working in solitude. Now there are more ways than ever to engage in literary citizenship here–to, as Steiner says, “…find ways of participating in the network of readers, writers,…