volume 21, issue 1
Beauty will save the world.
double lives: secret, subversive, and secondary artistic expression
A Note from the Editor: On Artistic Communication
about the chair
Catching up with Krista Ratcliffe
research and engagement
One Stitch at a Time: Fiber Artists in the Department of English
Shirley Rose Sings for Community
Cowboy Poetry: On the Trail with James Blasingame
In the Deep: An Undersea Photographic Essay
Paul Kei Matsuda
Salsa Samba Sarah: Dancing to the Beat of a Surdo Drum
Hidden Music: After-Hours Talent in ASU English
ASU Casts Working Actress in New Role as Film Studies Graduate
Breaking Bread with Lutfi Hussein, Culinary Artist
The Writing's on the Wall: Art as Non-Violent Protest
What is possible in art becomes thinkable in life.
word lovers' corner
Star-Lit: A Crossword on Intergalactic Travel in Literature
comings & goings
Natalie Diaz, Assistant Professor (Creative Writing)
Brian Goodman, Assistant Professor (Literature)
Barbara Patton-Walker, Assistant to the Chair
Chris Wheeler, Academic Advisor and Scheduler
new books & media
Faculty, Staff, Student, & Alumni Publications
Naira Kuzmich (1988-2017)
James Ney (1932-2017)
Where the spirit does not work with the hand there is no art .
—Leonardo da Vinci
Accents on English 2.0 is produced by the Department of English at Arizona State University.
Executive Editors: Larry Ellis, Kristen LaRue-Sandler | Web Editor: Kristen LaRue-Sandler
Copy Editors: Sheila Luna, Kira Assad
Newsletter Committee: Larry Ellis (Chair), Kira Assad, Meghan Bacino, Kristen LaRue-Sandler, Sheila Luna, Dana Tait
about the masthead image
Tara Ison. "Pink Mackintosh Roses Cushion." Embroidery, fabric, pillow.
Tara Ison is a Professor in the Department of English's Creative Writing Program. An award-winning fiction writer, Ison is drawn to knitting and needlework for the meditational relaxation it affords. Read more about her handiwork in Dana Tait's story, "One Stitch at a Time."