BSB Launch Party Chicago Tribune Article

Thanks to everyone who made it out to last night’s Big Shoulders Books Write Your Heart Out launch party! For those interested, here is the link to today’s coverage of the book!

Richardson Library Grand Opening

From Scott Walter: Dear DePaul Colleagues, Please join us for the grand opening of the next phase of the Richardson Library’s renovation on September 27th! While work continues on some of the details, we look forward to welcoming you to our new space and to introducing you to some of the new spaces and services […]

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. […]

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 […]

FINAL REMINDER: Spring Conference Submissions are Due FRIDAY!

This Friday is the final day to submit to the 2017 Spring English Conference! The conference accepts both academic and creative writing submissions. Please submit soon! Full details available here. Send submissions to

Reminder: SPEC Submissions Due March 31!

This is a friendly reminder to English students and professors that the deadline to submit to the Spring English Conference is only a few short weeks away, Friday, March 31st ! Spring break is a great opportunity to review papers and pieces from finals and consider them for submission. Please see the flyer above for […]

The Official SPEC 2017 Call-for-Submissions is Here!

Its the English Department’s favorite time of year! The official call-for-submissions for the 8th Annual Spring English Conference (SPEC) has been released! The Spring English Conference is a unique opportunity for DePaul English students from across the entire department – graduate, undergraduate, creative, literary studies, publishing, major, and minors – to come together and share […]

Black Graduate Student Association Kick-Off Meeting

The Black Graduate Student Association is hosting an interest meeting to discuss their organization and reach out students interested in getting involved. The meeting takes place on Tuesday, February 7, from 4:30-5:30 PM in Lewis 1401. Contact Gabby Parsons at or sign up for their listserv here. 

Celebrating MLK Day at DePaul

As a reminder to students, this coming Monday, January 16 the university will be closed in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Throughout the week DePaul will also be hosting a series of events to commemorate the holiday and honor Dr. King’s lifetime of fighting for social justice and racial equality. 2017 Martin Luther King, Jr. […]

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 […]

Welcome! Fall Quarter 2016

Ex Libris would like to welcome new and continuing English graduate students to Fall Quarter 2016! Ex Libris, DePaul’s English graduate student blog and news source, provides MAE and MAWP students with information they can use. Founded in 2003 as a newsletter for the English graduate programs at DePaul, Ex Libris continues to evolve to […]