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Submit Your Poetry!

The Arkansas International, a literary magazine sponsored by The University of Arkansas Graduate Program in Creative Writing and Translation, invites you to submit to their C.D. Wright Emerging Poet’s Prize, with a grand prize of $1,000 and publication and an Editor’s Choice prize of $250 and publication.

The Arkansas International is incredibly excited to announce that this year’s contest is being judged by award-winning poet Patricia Smith. 

More information can be found at https://www.arkint.org/cd-wright-prize

If you have any questions, reach out to publicity@arkint.org

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The Annual DePaul Pop Culture Conference is May 7th & This Year’s Focus is Sherlock Holmes. Students & Faculty Are Welcome to Submit Work by March 1st

Submission site: https://depaul.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4Tay3ar5B3vSsoSDePaul Pop Culture Conference
A Celebration of Sherlock Holmes
May 07, 2022 (Saturday)
DePaul Loop Campus
popcultureconference.com
Keynote Speakers: Sherlock production designer Arwel Wyn Jones, Dr. Tom Ue of Dalhousie University, Dr. Ashley Polasek

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Save the Date for March 24: The Chicago Literary Hall of Fame will present the Fuller Award for lifetime achievement to Ana Castillo

Acclaimed author Ana Castillo will be awarded the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame’s Fuller Award for her lifetime achievement as an author, activist, educator, and scholar. She joins an illustrious list of 11 other Chicago writers to receive the award. Poet Mark Turcottewill emcee the ceremony; author Sandra Jackson-Okopu and scholar Jane Hseu will be among the speakers; actor/director Henry Godinez will perform a reading; and author/publisher Christine Rice will lead a conversation with Ana. In addition to the American Writers Museum, several partners will present the award alongside the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame, including the Guild Literary Complex, DePaul University, Dominican University, Hypertext Magazine, and Hilton/Asmus Contemporary.

This is an in-person event. Proof of vaccination along with a valid ID are required to enter. Masks that cover your nose and mouth are also required throughout the American Writers Museum regardless of vaccination status. This program will also be livestreamed, register for the live online broadcast here.

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Tomorrow: Prof. Marcy Dinius’s New Book

This is a reminder about this exciting event tomorrow evening with Professor Marcy Dinius. The direct Zoom link is below:
 
https://depaul.zoom.us/j/92605727105?pwd=UUpsS0NBT0NhMzJoRUMzaEVNcUNaQT09
 
Join Professor Marcy Dinius for a discussion of her new book: “The Textual Effects of David Walker’s ‘Appeal’: Print-Based Activism Against Slavery, Racism, and Discrimination, 1829-1851”, due out from the University of Pennsylvania Press in April! The event is Wednesday, February 23 from 4:30-5:30 on Zoom. Join us!