Archive for the 'Writing 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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Streamlines Undergraduate Conference Now Taking Submissions!

Conference submissions are now being taken for Streamlines: An Undergraduate Conference Celebrating Language, Literature, and Writing. Submit your abstract by October 22nd to be considered for a panel presentation! According to the attached flyer, “Streamlines is a collaborative effort among Clarke University, Loras College, and University of Dubuque to create unique opportunities for undergraduates to share scholarship and creativity.” Click
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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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Deadline for Submissions to the 17th Annual Gender & Women’s Studies Writing Contest is Upon Us!

17th Annual Gender & Women’s Studies Creative Writing Contest Seeks fresh, reflective poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction exploring feminist themes/issues. Deadline: 4:00 p.m. Friday, March 28, 2014 Any WKU student may submit one original, unpublished work up to 750 words. Entrant’s name must not appear on the manuscript, but should be accompanied by a cover sheet that includes The title
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Submission Date: the Henry Fiction Award–Tuesday, April 15, 2014

 The Henry Fiction Award SUBMISSIONS The Henry Fiction Award is a $500 award specifically for Creative Writing majors and minors. Applicants must: 1. Be full-time undergraduate students at WKU 2. Be Creative Writing majors or minors 3. Have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above… 4. Submit a writing sample of his/her fiction (only short stories, not novel excerpts) no
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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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Submissions for Goldenrod Now Being Accepted in the English Office

The 2014 Goldenrod Poetry Festival is upon us, and the deadline for the contest is sooner than you think! The top ten poets will participate in a private workshop with visiting poet, Matt Hart, who will give a reading during the Goldenrod Poetry Festival on February 18th at 7pm. This event is free and open to the public. Be sure
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Extension to Submission Date for Undergraduate Conference: Now Due Monday

If you’re scrambling to get your submission together for the 13th Annual Undergraduate Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture, take a deep breath…you have until Monday now! Dr. Ted Hovet notified us late yesterday afternoon that they would be accepting submissions that are turned in by Monday afternoon. If you need a cover sheet, stop by the English office (Cherry
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Deadline for Submissions to the 13th Annual Undergraduate Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture is Tomorrow

The deadline for student submissions to the 13th Annual Undergraduate Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture is tomorrow, Friday, November 1st. Be sure to ask for a cover sheet when you drop off your submission in the English office         (Cherry 135) by 4:30 p.m. Length of submission should be appropriate for a 10-minute reading time. The Undergraduate Conference on Literature,
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