Debut books by new English faculty win national awards

Authors Venita Blackburn and Joseph Cassara

By Jefferson Beavers Authors Joseph Cassara and Venita Blackburn, both new assistant professors of English at Fresno State, have each won national awards for their debut books. TheLos Angeles Press Club recognized Cassara’s novel, “The House of ImpossibleBeauties,” as Best Fiction Book 2018 in its 11th National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards. The awards were given at […]

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CineCulture receives Way of Peace award

The Fresno Center for Nonviolence awarded several Way of Peace awards at its May 6 25th anniversary banquet at the First Congregational Church in Fresno. CineCulture, a film series provided as a service to Fresno State campus students, faculty, and staff, and community, received the 2017 award given to an organization. CineCulture Club, which is also an […]

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