Archive for the 'Publishing Opps' Category

Dr. Mary Miller on the Jim Wayne Miller Celebration of Writing

The 18th Annual Jim Wayne Miller Celebration of Writing is this weekend at the Augenstein Alumni Center starting at 2 p.m. on Sunday afternoon. I interviewed Dr. Mary Ellen Miller, one of WKU’s longest serving professors about the upcoming event. I want to thank Dr. Miller for her time and her speedy responses. Also, for some humor and to display
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Get Your Free Copy of The 2014 Ashen Egg NOW in the English Office

Stop by the English office to get your free copy of The Ashen Egg Vol. 2 (2014) today! The second volume of The Ashen Egg is available FREE in the English office now. This yearly publication is edited by Dr. Alison Langdon, with the help of the editorial board, which consists of Drs. Lou-Ann Crouther, Jane Fife, Walker Rutledge, and Judith
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Successful Interns: Chantel Bowman

As some of our readers may know, this semester contains the most interns the English department has ever had. It is a growing community among the English majors and we want to keep it going. For those of you looking into an internship for the future, here is just one example of the many great things you could be doing during
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Goldenrod Festival: Write On!

As my fellow students slowly filled the Cherry Hall auditorium, I took my seat at the front to have the perfect view. That wonderful view was the back of the spikey-haired head of Matt Hart, the poet invited by the English Club to headline at the Goldenrod Poetry Festival. (“Matt Hart is the author of five books of poetry, most
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Submission Deadline: Ball State University’s Digital Literature Review

Submit to Ball State University’s Digital Literature Review! Theme: “Historical Hauntings and Modern-Day Manifestations” Find out more here! Papers should be between 3,000 and 5,000 words, should adhere to MLA Style Format, and should be submitted in PDF form. We expect submissions to contribute to ongoing scholarly conversations. Papers selected by our editing staff will have the opportunity to revise.
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Win $200 and Get Your Work Published in The Albion Review! Submission Deadline: November 1st

The Albion Review is an annual undergraduate literary journal based out of Albion College. It has been published nationally since 2004. The Albion Review publishes works of poetry, prose, and art by emerging undergraduate talents. Contributors must currently be enrolled as an undergraduate student at any college or university and must not have already obtained an undergraduate degree. $200 prizes
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Get Paid for Your Creative Work | The Blue Route

LITERARY MAGAZINE CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS A literary magazine just for undergraduates that pays (!) called The Blue Route is currently reading submissions for issue #11, which is tentatively scheduled to come out in January 2014. Submit your very best poetry, short fiction, or creative nonfiction. Find the most recent issue, full archives, and submission guidelines at http://widenerblueroute.org/. The deadline for submission is Friday, November 8th.
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Reminder: Tomorrow is the Last Day to Submit to the Henry Fiction Award!

This is the second year for this $500 award that all creative writing majors and minors should apply for. Here’s the info: 1. Applicants must be full time undergraduate students at WKU. 2. Applicants must be creative writing majors or minors. 3. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above. 4. Financial need will be considered once finalists
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Opportunities to Meet Steve Vest, editor and publisher of Kentucky Monthly

This Friday, Dr. Jones has arranged for Steve Vest, the editor and publisher of Kentucky Monthly, to visit her ENG 402 Editing and Publishing class. Anyone is welcome to attend, just be sure to e-mail her (angela.jones@wku.edu) so she can plan accordingly. For times and location of the presentation, click here. Immediately after class, Mr. Vest will be hosting a
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Get Your Pens Ready– the Contests are Coming!

March is a month full of contests and awards for English students. Not only would each contest or award look great on your résumé, there’s also prize money involved. I’ve included all necessary information below– so there’s no excuse not to submit! Poets/WKU Students: Goldenrod is the English Club’s annual poetry festival in which students submit up the three poems
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