MAE Mihaela Stoica Presenting at 2017 SFRA Conference

Congratulations to MAE Mihaela Stoica who will be presenting a paper on ambivalent masculinity in James Tiptree, Jr’s novella “Huston, Houston, Do You Read?” at the 2017 Science Fiction Research Association annual conference. The five day conference hosted by the University of California at Riverside takes place from June 27 to July 1 with the theme […]

Final Reminder for Summer Internships – New Opportunities with Authors

The final list of summer internship offerings for English graduate students is available below. As always, if chosen, contact Chris Green at to register for credit. FICTION & NONFICTION WRITER, DAWN TURNER Please send statement of interest and a writing sample to Dawn Turner at Dawn is searching for interns interested in the following: […]

Free Entry to the New American Writers Museum

The American Writers Museum, which opened Thursday in downtown Chicago, is offering special free entry to DePaul English students. The museum will be hosting WGN’s TV’s Around Town and during the session from 7:45 AM to 10:00 AM this Friday, May 26 when it is offering the free admission. Those interested can RSVP to The […]

A Few End of the Year Congratulations are in Order

As the quarter inches closer to summer break, Ex Libris would like to update folks on a few awesome accomplishments from the last few weeks. First, a kudos to Dave Welch who will be spending part of his summer at the Sewanee Writer’s Conference, and will have his tuition paid as their Tennessee Williams Scholar. […]

Black River Chapbook Competition Entries Due Next Week

Black Lawrence Press’s biannual Black River Chapbook Competition will stop accepting submissions next Wednesday, May 31! The competition is open to new emerging and established writers. They are accepting chapbooks of poems or short fiction between 16-36 pages in length. Winners will receive book publication, a $500 cash award, and ten copies of the book. […]

Crook & Folly Launch, May 25

The launch for Crook & Folly’s 37th edition will be Thursday, May 25! The event will celebrate the latest release of DePaul’s award winning journal of art and literature. The event takes place from 5:00-7:00 pm on Arts & Letters Third Floor Atrium. It will include a reading form the new edition, as well as food […]

End of the Year Celebration!

Join the English Department in celebrating our graduating students and honoring Francesca Royster for her amazing leadership as char since 2015! The event takes place Friday, June 2nd from 3:00-5:00 pm in A&L 2nd Floor Atrium.

More Summer Internships!

See the below for more summer internship offerings. As always, if accepted contact Chris Green at to register for credit. Agate Publishing is still open for to applications for their large internship program for the July-December period. Candidates are required to have at least a BA and need to make a six month, 30 […]

Tuesday: Antiracist Workshop with SURJ

Next Tuesday, May 16, the Women’s Center will be holding an antiracist conversation and workshop sponsored by the Chicago chapter of Showing Up For Racial Justice (SURJ). The SURJ team will guide participants on the history of SURJ and racial justice organizing in Chicago and then go through skills training on alternatives to policing and […]

DHC Presents Laureate Award to the Natives at Standing Rock

This year the DePaul Humanities Center’s annual Humanities Laureate Award will be given to the Natives at Standing Rock in recognition of the ethical, political, and cultural importance of their heroic resistance against the Dakota Access Pipeline and continued struggle against state oppression of Native Americans. Three Native activists will be accepting the award on […]

American Writers Museum Opens this Month!

One the first museum’s dedicated explicitly to celebrating the work, lives, and legacies of American writers will be opening in Chicago this month! The American Writers Museum will open to the public on May 18. The modern museum features not only some rare literary items – including Jack Kerouac’s On the Road scroll – but also […]

New Letters Literary Awards Due Date Approaching

Entries of fiction, essays, and poetry are being accepted for the New Letters Literary Awards until Thursday, May 18. Winners receive a $1,500 cash prize and publication, all entries are considered for publication, and entrants receive a year-long subscription to New Letters. Find full information online, and send inquiries to Ashley Wann at