English Department  
Student Publications

The Scarab anthology of OCU students’ writing and art, includes fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, as well as photography and other art. Published annually by OCU’s chapter of the international English honor society Sigma Tau Delta, The Scarab won the society’s 2003 award for best literary anthology in the nation.

All OCU students are invited to submit short fiction, nonfiction, poetry and art to The Scarab, OCU’s annual literary/art magazine. For more information, or to submit, write to ocuscarab@gmail.com.

The Scarab 2014

The Scarab 2013

The Scarab 2012

The Scarab 2011

The Scarab 2010

The Scarab 2009

The Scarab 2008




 Stellar, OCU’s journal of undergraduate research, provides students an opportunity to publish their research, spanning the disciplines from economics to music history, literature to theology, sciences to social sciences.

Hard copies are available in the Undergraduate Admissions Office or from Dr. Terry Phelps, sponsor, in Walker Center, room 239, telephone 405-208-5236.

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Recent Faculty Books

Marc DiPaolo, Devised and Directed by Mike Leigh (co-edited with Bryan Cardinale-Powell); Godly Heretics: Essays on Alternative Christianity in Literature and Popular Culture; Unruly Catholics from Dante to MadonnaWar, Politics, and Superheroes

Tracy Floreani, Fifties Ethnicities: The Ethnic Novel and Mass Culture at Midcentury

H. Brooke Hessler, A Guide to Composition Pedagogies, 2nd edition (co-edited with Gary Tate, Amy Rupiper Taggart, and Kurt Schick)

Abigail Keegan, Depending on the Weather (poems)

Salwa Khoddam, Mythopoeic Narnia: Memory, Metaphor, and Metamorphisis in the Chronicles of Narnia

Rob Roensch, The Wildflowers of Baltimore (stories)

Also, be sure to check out books by the faculty mentors of our Red Earth MFA low-residency program!