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Writing Contest

[Updated] WKU Alumnus = Visiting Goldenrod Poet

Wouldn’t it be great if there were an opportunity to meet someone who graduated from WKU and has made it in the literary world? They could give you real world advice on how to get from where you are as a student in Bowling Green, KY to national recognition and success. Wait, there’s actually one … Continue reading »

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Go Celebrate Some Writing

The Jim Wayne Miller Celebration of Writing is being held this year at the Augenstein Alumni Center on Sunday the 9th of November (That’s this weekend!!). Go and celebrate the writing accomplishments of your fellow students. It’s the perfect excuse to get out of the dorm  or apartment for a Sunday afternoon.

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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 … Continue reading »

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Deadline for Submissions to THE ASHEN EGG Has Been Extended to June 30th

Are you rushing to get your submission for The Ashen Egg to Dr. Langdon by Saturday? Take a deep breath; there’s more time. That’s right, the deadline has been extended to June 30th–that’s a whole extra month to polish your submission! Click here for the updated editable version of the cover sheet, and here to … Continue reading »

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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 Deadline: 4:00 p.m. Friday, March 28, 2014 Any WKU student may submit one original, unpublished work up to 750 words.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 … Continue reading »

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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 … Continue reading »

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Goldenrod Finalists 2014

All, Congratulations to our top eleven Goldenrod contest finalists! Ashley Coulter “Water and Glass” Allison Henson “Waiting” Richard Heyne “A Hypothesis on Purgatory When Your Family Needs Heaven to be Real” Rachel Hoge “To My Nephew” Joshua Johnston “Midnight Karaoke at the Donors Ball” Anna Nuckols “Freckled Futility” Jade Primicias “Mahjong Table (with Our Filipino … Continue reading »

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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 … Continue reading »

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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 … Continue reading »

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Upcoming Event: 13th Annual Undergraduate Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture

Friday, November 22nd at 1:00 p.m. Cherry Hall 125 Come out and support your friends and fellow English majors!  Click here to download the program. The Undergraduate Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture is an annual event sponsored by the Western Kentucky University English Department, with generous support from the Provost’s Initiatives for Excellence. The … Continue reading »

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