The Washburn Review

Bigger than Hip Hop workshop actively opens the mind of students

September 15, 2018

Special thanks to our local artists; Marty, SJ and Sauce, who came out to teach and host this event. Another thanks to The Washburn University department of Diversity and Inclusion for making this moment happen. The fact that the pe...

KC poet earns second victory at W.A.R. slam

Ryan Thompson

August 26, 2016

David Baumgardner became Washburn After Reading’s (W.A.R.) slam champion of the month August 18 at the Burger Stand. A slam is a competitive event where poets are given three minutes to perform, with judges selected from the cr...

English professor finds ‘A Poem for Everyone’

Ryan Thompson

May 14, 2016

Eric McHenry, associate professor of English, presented a lecture “A Poem for Everyone,” April 25 in the Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center.McHenry feels that part of his position as Poet Laureate of Kansas is to bring poetry to a broader audie...

Creative writing faculty perform at Carole Chapel

Ryan Thompson

April 29, 2016

“Think of Topeka as a Broadway show that only you can keep from opening,” said Eric McHenry, reading from his poem “how can i.” Three faculty members from the English department read their work at Carole Chapel on April ...

Fourth annual Kansas Book Festival on Sept. 13

Abbie Stuart, [email protected] edu, is a freshman English major.

September 10, 2014

The fourth annual Kansas Book Festival will take place this weekend and features more than thirty authors, including returning guests Denise Low, Tom Averill and Clare Vanderpool.“The goal of the Kansas Book Festival is to push r...