More Upcoming Events and Illinois Emerging Writer’s Competition


DePaul Career Center is presenting Liberal Arts Week from April 8th – 12th. The Career Center is providing a new week-long series of events for LAS students including workshops, panels and job fairs.

Register for Liberal Arts Week events on, event type: “Liberal Arts Week”. For more information on Liberal Arts Week, how to register, and more please visit: 




Professor Barrie Jean Borich will be reading her work, Body Geographic, at 7:30pm on Friday, April 12th at Women & Children First located at 5233 N. Clark St.. Come out and support Dr. Borich!


The Illinois Emerging Writers 2013 Competition Gwendolyn Brooks Poetry Award promotes creative writing while providing a unique opportunity and outlet for recognizing new literary talent in the state.

The competition is open to unpublished Illinois residents age 18 and over. Cash prizes will be awarded for the winning entries: $500-first place, $300-second place and $100-third place. Winning poems also will be submitted for possible publication in Ninth Letter, RHINO, and Quiddity magazines and Poetic License Press publications.

If you have any questions about the Illinois Emerging Writers Competition, please contact Bonnie Matheis, the Coordinator of the Illinois Center for the Book.

The competition will, once again, welcome poetry entries. Entries must be postmarked by June 30, 2013. Winners will be officially announced in early November 2013.

Check out their flyer  and the competition’s entry form. For more information, visit the competition’s website:


Are you a DePaul student and also a parent? DePaul is hosting a Conference for Students with Children on May 4th from 9am to 2pm in the Lincoln Park Student Center.


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