The latest issue of Southern Indiana Review (SIR), USI’s literary review, is now available for purchase. SIR presents a cross-section of emerging and established artists and writers whose work is both regional and national in scope and degree of recognition. With the support of the Indiana Arts Commission and National Endowment for the Arts, SIR is published in October and May by the University of Southern Indiana and sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts. Find out more about SIR.
SIR features award winning, talented writers from around the globe, in poetry, fiction, nonfiction and drama. View the complete writers’ list and bios for the Fall 2017 issue. SIR is available for purchase online, in the USI Campus Store and at Barnes and Noble.
Featured artists are AL Holen, associate professor of ceramics at USI, and her father and fellow artist, Norman D. Holen.
Alisa (AL) Holen is an associate professor of ceramics at the University of Southern Indiana. She exhibits both regionally and nationally, and dedicates time each fall to oversee and facilitate Empty Bowls, Evansville which uses clay to annually raise $8000-10,000 for the undernourished in Southern Indiana.
Norman D. Holen was a professor of art for 40, 38 of which were at Augsburg College in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He creates sculpture, drawings, and pottery and has been in numerous exhibitions, including one-person exhibitions in the Little Gallery and Kresge Gallery at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. His group exhibitions include shows at the National Gallery in Washington, D.C. and the Port of History Museum in Philadelphia.
Karissa Morton Carter
Oliver de la Paz
Donika Kelly (Read her poem, Augury)
Carmen Giménez Smith
Vanessa Angélica Villarreal
Photo Credit: Provided by Southern Indiana Review
Cover of the Fall 2017 issue featuring the artwork of AL Holen, associate professor of ceramics.