Call for Submissions: Devil’s Lake 2016 Driftless Prize

Devil’s Lake, the graduate literary journal published by the MFA candidates at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is accepting online entries for their annual Driftless Prize in Fiction and Poetry. Winners will receive $1,000 and publication in the Spring 2017 issue. The entry fee $15 and all entries are considered for publication. The deadline to submit is October 31st. Submissions […]


The Mythical Imagery of America’s Lost War in Vietnam

The History Department will be hosting “Veterans Spat On, Called ‘Baby Killers’: The Mythical Imagery of America’s Lost War in Vietnam” on Monday, October 24th in Richardson Library Room 400 (Dorothy Day Room) at 6:00pm. The event is cosponsored by the English Department and Big Shoulders Books and students are encouraged to attend!  


Literary Speakers Series: Kathleen Rooney and Eric Plattner

The Literary Speakers Series kicks of this Fall Quarter with a presentation by Kathleen Rooney and Eric Plattner discussing their new publication Rene Magritte: Selected Writings. The event takes place on Wednesday, November 2 at 4 PM in Arts and Letter Room 413.


Past and Present: New Directions in Victorian Society Conference!

The Loyola University Chicago Victorian Society (LUCVS), would like to invite you their first annual day conference, Past and Present: New Directions in Victorian Society on October 29th at Loyola’s Lakeshore campus. Conference presentations will cover a number of issues concerning how the field can and should study Victorian literature. Plenary speakers include representatives from […]


Columbia Journal Winter Contest

The Columbia Journal is now accepting submissions of nonfiction, fiction, and poetry for their 2016 Winter Contest. The winners in each category will receive cash prizes of $500 and have their winning works published in the spring print edition of the journal. Deadline for submissions is December 12, 2016. Find full details and submit online. […]


2017 Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival Writing Contests

Submissions are now open for contests from the 2017 Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival. The festival is accepting works of fiction (deadline November 30), poetry (deadline November 15), and one-act plays (deadline November 1) with prizes up to $1,500, publication, and airfare to the festival. Find full details on the call for submissions below: Hello Coordinators, […]


A Chance to Attend Three Sold-Out Chicago Humanities Festival lectures

The Chicago Humanities Festival in partnership with the Newberry library and the Karla Scherer Center for the Study of American Culture at the University of Chicago, is pleased to offer an opportunity to graduate students in history, literature, media, and related disciplines to attend three sold-out lectures. Join Harvard law professor Annette Gordon-Reed, New York […]

Professor Paula McQuade Presentation at the University of Chicago, Congratulations!

Congratulations to Paula McQuade who will be presenting at the Chicago-area faculty Renaissance Seminar on Tuesday, September 18. Prof. McQuade will be presenting her work, “Prophecy, Orality, and Eschatology in Mary Cary’s The Resurrection of the Witness (1646)” at the Quadrangle Club at the University of Chicago, 1155 E 57th Street. For more information and faculty interested in attending, please […]


Two Winter Internships from Chicago Gallery News

Chicago Gallery News is seeking an administrative intern and an editorial intern for the winter quarter (Jan-Mar 2017). Full information can be found on the flyers below, or on the following PDF’s: Administrative Intern Editorial Intern Interested parties can contact Internship Coordinator Chris Green at


Ex Libris is Seeking Reporters and Columnists!

Ex Libris is excited to announce it is currently seeking reporters and columnists for the 2016-2017 academic year! For full details, please see the following message from our Editor-in-Chief: Dear MAE and MAWP students,  Hello all! Jordan Weber here, Editor-in-Chief of Ex Libris – your much beloved blog and news source! I’m contacting you to announce […]