New MAWP Program Director’s Welcome

From Prof. Rebecca Johns Trissler: Welcome to another academic year in the MAWP Program. I am excited to be taking over as director of the MAWP program from Prof. Morano, who is taking over as Chair of the Department of English. We’re energized by the strong cohort of both returning and incoming MAWP students and […]

End of the Year Celebration!

Join the English Department in celebrating our graduating students and honoring Francesca Royster for her amazing leadership as char since 2015! The event takes place Friday, June 2nd from 3:00-5:00 pm in A&L 2nd Floor Atrium.

Six More Summer Internships – Including Research Positions!

Six more summer internship courses are now available to DePaul MAE and MAWP students! 1-2) The wonderful Young Adult and children’s publisher, Albert Whitman & Co. has an opening for both an editorial and a marketing intern this summer. Information regarding the editorial position is available here, and for the marketing position here. 3) Prime […]

The 7th Annual Spring English Conference, Friday!

This Friday, April 28, 2017 the DePaul English Department invites you to attend our eighth annual student-run conference from 10:00 am – 4:30 pm in Arts and Letters Hall! The Spring English Conference is an annual daylong event in which DePaul English undergraduate and graduate students showcase their  academic and creative work from the previous […]

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 […]

Crook and Folly Deadline Extended to March 8!

Submissions to DePaul’s award winning student-run literary journal, Crook & Folly, have been extended to March 8. Crook & Folly is accepting submissions of poetry, fiction, flash fiction, creative non-fiction, and dramatic literature. Submissions and questions can be sent to

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 […]

Greek Out! A Live Reading of Homer’s The Odyssey

Prof. Paula McQuade is hosting a live reading of Homer’s formative epic The Odyssey on Tuesday, February 21 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm! The event is looking for volunteers to read. If you are interested in participating, or would like more information, contact Prof. McQuade at

Crook and Folly Now Accepting Submissions

DePaul’s award-winning arts and literature magazine Crook & Folly is now accepting submissions for their 2017 issue! Crook & Folly is accepting submissions of poetry, fiction, flash fiction, creative non-fiction, and dramatic literature. Submissions and questions can be sent to