Check out this Q&A interview between Professors Richard Jones and Marc Arendt where they discuss Poetry East, starting out as a young writer, the editing process, great publishable material, and more.
Crook & Folly, DePaul University’s award-winning, all-student journal of literature and art, seeks applications from graduate and undergraduate students for two challenging and exciting volunteer positions as 2021-22 Editors-in-Chief.
The new editors will connect with the current editors sometime during Summer 2021 and will hire their section editors during Fall quarter 2020. In usual years Editors-In-Chief must be enrolled and available during all regular quarters of the entire 2021-2022 academic year, and must be enrolled and in-residence at DePaul for the Winter and Spring 2021 quarters. Campus/remote expectations for the editors will shift in accordance with University guidelines for on-campus operations.
Candidates for Editor-in-Chief should write a one-page (around 250 words) application letter describing relevant experience and commitment as well as vision for the magazine, and email it, as an attachment, to Professor Borich on or before 11:59 PM on Monday May 10th, 2021: email@example.com. Professor Borich, the outgoing faculty advisor, will team up with Professor Ted Anton, the incoming faculty advisor, to conduct interviews via Zoom in mid-May, and make the appointments before the end of Spring Quarter 2021. Please apply only if you are interested in the Editor-in-Chief position. All applications are considered, but current Crook & Folly staff members receive priority consideration for the head editor slots. (We strongly encourage newcomers to wait to apply to editorial staff positions in the Fall). Crook & Folly will call for staff and section editor applications in September 2021.
If you have questions about what the work of the Editors-in-Chief entails, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and ask the current Crook & Folly editors Caley and Jessica for their assistance.
Founded in 1980, the internationally acclaimed literary magazine Poetry East is celebrating National Poetry Month in April with two milestones—its 40th anniversary and its 100th issue. Poetry East has been edited from the start by the noted poet and DePaul professor Richard Jones, who reminds us that poetry should be accessible to anyone who reads it and is enthralled with language and ideas.
Coming up on April 21 at 6pm is a public celebration of the Poetry East double anniversary—40 years of operation and 100 issues—sponsored by the Chicago Public Library:
Jones will be in conversation with Miles Harvey, director of the DePaul Publishing Institute and author of The King of Confidence.
Newsline recently featured a piece on the fortieth anniversary of Poetry East, a wonderful tribute to Richard’s hard work in creating and maintaining this preeminent literary journal.