Nonfiction Writing Contest

The Nasiona is seeking submissions for a micro-nonfiction/poetry writing tournament. Submissions must be non-fiction stories about your life (ie. micro-memoir). 

Learn more about the contest here

They will consider every submission for publication consideration, even if you don’t win the tournament.

Deadline: February 5, 2021

Looking to Work at DePaul as a Graduate Student?

Happy New Year!

If you are planning to apply for a Graduate Assistantship in 2021-22, please use the link below to our Scholarship Connect website. Applications are due by January 31st for new and continuing students.

For any questions, please contact Professor June Chung for the MALP at or Professor Rebecca Johns-Trissler for the MAWP/MFA at

For Undergraduate students, take this opportunity into consideration if you’re applying for graduate school.

Congratulations to Kathleen and Beth Rooney!

Our very own Kathleen Rooney and sister Beth were published in the New York Times this week!

Check out their essay, A Lesson From the Strange and Lovely World of ‘Leaf Town’: The story of the rise and fall of a society built by schoolchildren

The sisters are both writers, and Professor Kathleen Rooney is teaching undergraduate courses this Winter Quarter on fiction writing, writing the body, and ladies/womanhood in literature.