Visiting Writers Series: Christine Sneed and Kristin FitzPatrick

The English Department’s Visiting Writer Series kicks off this quarter with a “Celebration of the Short Story,” featuring Prof. Christine Sneed and alum Kristin FitzPatrick. The event takes place Thursday, October 13 at 6 pm in the Richardson Library Room 115. See the flyer below for more details.

Gordian Review Call for Submissions

The Gordian Review is an online literary journal operated by and for English and creative writing students at the graduate level. They are currently seeking submissions of fiction, and nonfiction from graduate level students. Find full details on the flyer below. Submissions are due by October 31.


Indiana Review 2016 Fiction Prize

The Indiana Review is seeking submissions to their 2016 Fiction Prize. Story submissions up to 8,000 words in length are accepted from established and emerging writers. The contest winner will receive $1,000 and publication. Complete guidelines can be found here, and there is a $20 entry fee (which includes a year subscription to the journal). Submissions […]


Crook & Folly Call for Staff

Bellow is a message from Crook & Folly editors who are searching for staff: Crook & Folly, DePaul’s award-winning art and literary magazine, is assembling a staff of undergraduate and graduate students for the 2016/17 academic year. Positions include: section editors and readers for each literary genre, copy-editors, social media/marketing, and public relations coordinators. If you are interested in […]


Call for Submissions: The Newberry Multidisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

The Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies is hosting its annual Multidisciplinary Graduate Student Conference on January 26-28. The conference is a unique and enriching opportunity for graduate students interested in Renaissance, medieval and early modern research to meet peers from across the nation, an globally, to share and collaborate on work. Due to its interdisciplinary nature […]


The Lit & Luz Festival at the DePaul Art Museum

The DePaul Art Museum in collaboration with the annual Lit & Luz Festival of cultural exchange between Chicago and Mexico City (organized by MAKE literary magazine) is hosting a conversation between artists Jorge Méndez Blake and Dianna Frid on how their respective cities, libraries, and poetry have influenced their work. The discussion will be moderated by Mexico […]

Raptivate! A Climate Change Open Mic

The Chicago Climate Festival, an initiative hosted by DePaul University’s Institute for Nature & Culture is an even dedicated to climate change activism and spoken word Raptivate!. The evening will include a presentation by Melissa Brice, founder of Chicago 350, a performance by Joey Fine Rhyme a climate-change educator, and an open mic session. The event […]

IMPORTANT: MAE Degree Conferral Deadlines!

MAE students who are planning on graduating after Autumn Quarter 2016 please take not of a few key deadlines. First,  the deadline to apply for degree conferral is October 1. Apply on Campus Connect under the student center tab. In conjunction with conferral, MAE students must submit their final requirements (a capstone portfolio or thesis option) […]

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Internships and Publication Opportunities with C&R Press

C&R Press is currently accepting applications for two internship positions. The positions include a social media intern and editorial intern, click the hyperlinks to find out more.  C&R is also currently open to full length manuscripts in multiple formats and has no formal reading period. Find more information here. More about CR Press: We love […]

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Black River Chapbook Competition

Black Lawrence Press is now accepting submissions for the fall period of the Black River Chapbook Competition. Twice each year Black Lawrence Press will run the Black River Chapbook Competition for an unpublished chapbook of poems or short fiction between 16-36 pages in length. The contest is open to new, emerging, and established writers. The […]

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Open for Submissions: Glimmer Train’s New Writer Award

Literary magazine Glimmer Train is now accepting short story submissions for their New Writer Award. Full details below, submissions close on October 31. Open only to emerging writers whose fiction has not appeared in any print publication with a circulation over 5,000. he 1st-place winner will be published in Glimmer Train and will receive 10 copies of that […]

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New Contest from The Writer Magazine

The Writer is currently seeking submissions for two writing contests ideal for graduate students. The contest, “Our Darkest Hours” opens today September 15 and closes on November 15.  Find full details below and find a full list of contests from The Writer on their website.