Submit to Blue River Soon!

April 23 is the deadline to submit to Blue River writing by students currently enrolled in graduate creative writing programs or within one year of graduation. Submissions are free and accepted in categories of fiction, poetry and creative non-fiction. Writers whose pieces are accepted will receive one free copy of the 2017 issue. All decisions for […]

Narrative Design is the New Game Design

DePaul’s School of Design is hosting an event discussing the merger of game design and narrative writing. “Narrative Design is the New Game Design” will take place 6-7:30 PM at 14 E Jackson. See the flyer above for more information, or find more online.

Monday: Poetry East Release Party

The award-winning poetry journal ran by DePaul creative writing faculty, staff, and students is hosting a release party for their special issue Food next Monday! The event takes place 6-7:30 in the Richardson library Room 115. See the flyer above for details.

“My Mother, My Hero” Essay Contest

Celebrating Mother’s Day, Swift River and Shame Kills are sponsoring the “My Mother, My Hero” essay contest with a $200 prize for the winning essay. The contest is searching for a 250 word essay on why your mother – biological or otherwise – is your hero. Submit and find out more here. From Swift River: […]

LGBTQ Studies Essay Contest

The LGBTQ Studies Program’s Creative and Scholarly Works Contest is now accepting submissions! The contest is interdisciplinary and accepts both academic scholarship and creative works in multiple medias addressing a theme, topic, or issue relevant to LGBTQ studies. Two entrants, one graduate and on undergraduate, will be selected for a $250 cash prize. Submissions are […]

Career Panel on Writing and Publishing, May 9

In collaboration with Chicago Women and Publishing (CWIP) the English Department will be hosting a career panel on writing and publishing. The event takes places Tuesday, May 9 from 6:30-7:30 PM in Arts & Letters Hall Room 109. It features DePaul alumna Meghann Workman of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, author and journalist Jeff Fleischer, and editor and video producer […]

Visiting Writer Marc Nieson

The Department’s Visiting Writers Program continues this Spring with Marc Nieson, author of Schoolhouse: Lessons of Love & Landscape. The event takes place Thursday, May 18 at 6:00 PM in the Richardson Library Room 400. See the flyer above for full details. 

Sunday Salon Pop-Up at the Evanston Literary Festival

Sunday Salon Chicago is hosting a pop-up reading at this years Evanston Literary Festival. The event takes place Sunday, April 30 at 7:00 pm at the Celtic Knot (626 Church Street, Evanston). Readers include Alex Shakar, Toni Nealie, Quraysh Ali Lansana, and Suzanne Clores. The event is free and open to the public!

Summer Writing Residencies at Cirenaica

The Chippewa Valley Writers Guild is pleased to partner with Cirenaica for their second year of summer residencies!  Nestled on 43 acres of hills, farmland, and forest near the quaint village of Fall Creek, Wisconsin, their residencies promise participants of all levels and genres an intensive yet rejuvenating experience amidst an inspiring backdrop. The first […]

Crook & Folly Editor Positions Now Open!

The always wonderful DePaul student-run art and literary journal, Crook & Folly is currently seeking to fill their two positions for 2018 Editors-in-Chief. Editing the journal is a unique and invaluable position in the department, students are highly encouraged to apply! See the official announcement below. Crook & Folly, DePaul University’s award-winning, all-student, journal of literature […]

Tonight! Humanities in Space

The DePaul Humanities Center (DHC) continues their Spring 2017 Season with another Humanities in Spaaaace! event, “The Moon.” The event takes place tonight, Tuesday 11, in the Student Center room 120. The event includes a screening of Melies 1902 A Trip to the Moon, a performances and lectures from a group of moon scholars and […]

Three Upcoming Chicago Women in Publishing Events

Chicago Women in Publishing (CWIP) will be hosting three upcoming educational and networking events. The first is an educational program exploring career opportunities in the marketing communication field. Marcom veteran Diana Schneidman, author of Real Skills, Real Income, will discuss the many specialties under the marcom umbrella and review the pros and cons of full-time […]