The LAS Graduate Student Conference, this Friday!

The LAS Graduate Student Conference is happening this Friday! The conference showcases work from graduate students across the university, and is a unique opportunity to see the projects your DePaul colleagues have been working on. Students are especially encouraged to support their fellow English students presenting. During session I from 1:30-2:45, Mihaela Stoica (MAE),  Jordan […]

CWIP: Publishing for Professionals

Chicago Women in Publishing (CWIP) is hosting a full-day workshop on Saturday, March 11. The event has a unique character, in that it focuses on creating, publishing, and promoting a niche-market nonfiction book to use as a marketing and branding tool for businesses. The even lasts from 9:30 am – 4:00 pm, interested students can […]

EVENT Nonfiction Contest

EVENT, one of Canada’s most prestigious literary journals, is hosting their 301th annual Non-Fiction Contest. The contest includes $1,500 in cash prizes and consideration for publication. Find out more online here. All submissions are due April 15.

North American Review: Torch Memorial Prize

The North American Review is accepting submissions for the Torch Memorial Prize for Creative Nonfiction until April 1. First prize is $500. Interested students can find out more online or by contacting

Three Contests from Arcturus

Arcturus, the sister publication of the Chicago Review of Books, is currently holding three different writing contests in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. All contests offer a $100 cash prize, publication, and a feature interview the Chicago Review of Books. Fiction and nonfiction should be no longer then 10,000 words. Poetry submissions should be no more […]

Gothic Funk Press Seeking Submissions

Gothic Funk Press is accepting submissions for the fifth issue of its art journal, The Paramanu Pentaquark, until March 31. Find the official call for submissions below: Flint, MI / 5 January, 2017 – The Flint-based Gothic Funk Press is accepting submissions for the fifth issue of its arts journal, The Paramanu Pentaquark.   The Paramanu Pentaquark features […]

New Internships with Poetry East, Cambridge Educational Services, and Others

Find information for new Spring internships below: Poetry East  Poetry East is searching for one or two interns for the Spring Quarter who have a background and interest in WordPress, website design, and social media to help with the Poetry East website and the Poet’s Almanac. Interested students can contact Meredith Ferrill for more information. […]

2017 ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize

Australian Book Review is now accepting entries for the 2017 Elizabeth Short Story Prize. They are accepting submissions between 2,000 and 5,000 words, that have not been previously published or have been submitted to any other prizes or publications. The grand prize is $7,000, with $2,000, $1,000, and $850 consolation prizes. Find out more and […]

Four Way Books Levis Prize in Poetry

March 31 marks the submission deadline for Four Way Books Levis Prize in Poetry. Submissions are open to all poets, regardless or publication history, for a book-length collection of poetry. Find full details online here.

Indiana Review 2017 Poetry Prize

The Indiana Review is accepting submissions until April 1 for their 2017 Poetry Prize. The contest is open to new original work from both established and emerging writers, so long as the work is previously unpublished. The winner will receive $1,000 and publication. Find out more and submit online.

Oxford American Jeff Baskin Writers Fellowship

The Oxford American is now offering a literary fellowship designed to support the writing of a debut book of creative nonfiction. the fellowship offers the winner a $10,000 living stipend, housing, and an editorial apprenticeship with the Oxford American toward a nine-month residency in the thriving creative community of Central Arkansas in Little Rock. Complete […]