Reminder: “Making in Chicago” Event this Weekend

The Department of English in collaboration with One Book, One Chicago and Slag Glass City will be hosting a panel of artists across disciplines to discuss the status of artistic creation in Chicago. The event takes place Monday, February 22 in the DePaul Art Museum from 6:00-8:00 pm. See the flyer below for details, or visit the event page.

RHINO Founders’ Contest Prize for Poetry Deadline Apporaching

  RHINO, an award-winning annual print journal with significant online content is now accepting submissions for their 2016 Founders’ Contest. The winner receives $500 with two runners-up receiving $5o. All submissions considered for publication; $10 reading fee for up to 5 poems, no more than 5 pages. The deadline to submit is October 31, 2015. […]

Apply to Work for Crook & Folly

Crook & Folly, DePaul’s award-winning art and literary magazine, is assembling a staff of undergraduate and graduate students for the 2015/16 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 becoming involved as a member of the magazine’s team, please send an […]

The Iowa Prize in Literary Nonfiction

The University of Iowa Nonfiction Writing Program and the University of Iowa Press are pleased to announce a new annual prize for literary nonfiction. Submissions will be accepted from October 15, 2015 through December 10, 2015. The announcement of the winner will be made in spring of 2016. Submissions must be book length (at least 40,000 […]

2015 Chicago Writers Conference Deadline Approaching

A reminder to MAWP students and all interested writers, regular registration for the Chicago Writers Conference ends today! Tomorrow, Sept. 7th, late registration begins and admission prices increase. The Chicago Writers Conference is an annual event taking place September 25-27 this year. The conference is a unique opportunity to connect with publishers, authors, writers, and […]

Welcome to the 2015-2016 Academic Year!

Ex Libris welcomes you to the 2015-2016 academic year! For all incoming MAE and MAWP students, Ex Libris is your source for departmental announcements, course schedules, jobs and internships, faculty and alumni news, on-campus events and readings, calls for papers, and everything literary happening in the city of Chicago. A quick reminder that Tuesday September […]

Earn MAWP Credit in Ireland This Summer

This summer, DePaul MAWP students can earn course credit through the University of New Orleans’ Writing Workshops Abroad program, which will offer creative writing classes from June 19 to July 18 in Cork, Ireland. For more information, contact program coordinator Jarred Marlatt (504-280-7345 or or DePaul English associate professor Miles Harvey, who has taught […]

India Study Abroad Program (Deadline: 5/1/15)

DePaul’s wealth of study abroad opportunities includes India: India’s Identities. This December intersession program will feature courses on travel writing (ENG 272/398) and philosophy (PHL 234/398). Associate professor and MAWP director Michele Morano and LAS assistant dean Randall Honold will be leading the program. The application deadline is May 1. See the flyer below for more information.

Submit Short Films to DePaul’s Diversity Film Festival (Deadline: 5/10/15)

DePaul’s second annual Diversity Film Festival invites all currently enrolled DePaul students to submit films of up to 15 minutes in length. The submission deadline is May 10, 2015. Three student filmmakers will win cash prizes: $500 for first place, $300 for second place, and $200 for third place.  

Registration Opens for DePaul’s Annual Career Week (February 8–15, 2015)

DePaul graduate students and alumni can register for DePaul’s eighth annual Career Week—a series of networking events, webinars, workshops, and other professional development opportunities—here. Career Week takes place on the Loop and Lincoln Park campuses as well as via the interwebs. Most Career Week activities are free. One notable exception is the Networking Happy Hour at BlackFinn Ameripub in River North. The $15 registration fee for the February […]