About the Book
Ampersand is an annual journal published by the English Department of Carson-Newman and is the collaborative effort of students in Graphic Design ART 463, under thedirection of Julie L. Rabun, and Creative Writing Seminar ENG 327, under the direction of Susan O’Dell Underwood. As the word which describes the symbol for “and,” Ampersand reflects the spirit of collaboration in the creative community
at Carson-Newman. It is also a nod toward the future, implying the fresh start of a new generation in a
am . per . sand (am’per . sand), n. the character &, meaning “and” [alter. of and per se = and, & by itself = and]. Used chiefly in business correspondence and reference works. In addressing firms, use the form
they habitually use (...and Company or ...& Company) and in quoting, follow your original carefully.
Graphic Designers: Tasha Cole
Literary Editors: Kate Barber
Hayley Brooke Griffith
Kelsey A. Solomon
Dictionary definitions provided by Webster’s New Twentieth Century Dictionary of the English Language, unabridged. © 1951 The World Publishing Company.
Ampersand © Carson-Newman College, 2012.
On publication all rights revert to authors and artists. The opinions and creative ideas appearing in Ampersand do not necessarily reflect those of the editorial staff, graphic designers, faculty advisors,