Seeking submissions! Undergraduate Research Journal: Creating Knowledge

The English department is now seeking submissions for the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences’ undergraduate research journal, Creating Knowledge.

Faculty members from the English department will choose one essay to represent the department in this year’s publication. If you would like to have your essay considered for publication, please email a copy of your paper as a Word document to Professor Rebecca Cameron at rcameron@depaul.edu by 5 pm on Friday, April 23rd

DePaul’s Blue Book: Launch Event on February 19th!

DePaul’s Blue Book: Best of Illinois High School Writing 2020 edited by Chris Green and students in the DePaul English Department’s Masters in Writing & Publishing program is now available at https://www.depaulsbluebook.com/ 

DePaul’s Blue Book is the latest imprint by DePaul University’s English Department, which fosters work in literature, creative writing, and publishing. Indeed, we recently established DePaul’s Publishing Institute, which brings together our student literary magazine, Crook & Folly; the long-standing poetry journal, Poetry East; the urban prose journal, Slag Glass City; and Big Shoulders Books, a press that publishes books that give voice to unique communities and important issues in Chicago and that are edited and promoted by students.

DePaul values the written voice, and the English Department honors and encourages young writers. From over fifty high school literary magazines submitted from across Illinois, Professor Chris Green and his editing class of graduate students in DePaul’s Masters in Writing & Publishing program selected forty-five stellar pieces of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. This is the second volume of our annual tribute to our state’s best young creative writers and their schools’ literary magazines.

There is a virtual launch of the anthology featuring seven of its writers on Friday, February 19th, 6:00-7:00 PM. Log in information below:

Attendee/Audience link:

When: Feb 19, 2021 06:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Topic: Launch Reading of DePaul’s Blue Book: Best of Illinois High School Writing 2020

Link: https://depaul.zoom.us/j/92844083976?pwd=VHNCVmdSZjZNMUU4QUFEcjd4QmYrUT09 

Recently Published Essays by DePaul Alums!

Congratulations to DePaul Alums Chris Schafele (BA 2020) and Emma Demski (BA 2019) for their recently published work!

Read Chris Schafele’s essay in the travel writing journal, Wanderlust. His essay comes from his Honor’s thesis.

Read Emma Demski’s essay in the anthology Atomic Flyswatter; Volume 1 from Long Shot Books.

Congrats to all from DePaul’s English Department!

Alum Profile: Dina Rabadi

Underground student contributor Sara Shahein caught up with DePaul Education alum Dina Rabadi and asked her about her experiences at DePaul, life after graduation, and her advice for graduating students. Read the full profile here.