Call for Submissions: no. 2 Magazine

no.2 is an online magazine featuring works of fiction, essays, interviews, and short films with an edge or a sense of humor. no.2 is in search of work that has a level of sophistication that isn’t funny just for laughs. They love work that is thoughtful, wicked, and genuinely humorous because there is real intelligence in creating a form of work that is comedic.  
 
For reference, they are fans of Kurt Vonnegut, Nora Ephron, Carol Burnett, Mark Twain, Luvvie Ajayi, David Sedaris, Sloane Crosley, Neil Gaiman, George Saunders, Helen Fielding, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Woody Allen, Oscar Wilde, Paul Beatty, Jenny Lawson, Charlie Chaplin, Issa Rae, Miranda July, Mindy Kaling — the list goes on.
 
Information on how students can submit their work can be found here – no2mag.com.  no.2  does not require submission or reading fees.

Scholarships Available for the MFA at UMKC

The MFA Program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City has multiple fellowships, graduate teaching assistantships, and scholarships to award to incoming students for the 2019-2020 academic year.

UMKC’s Interdisciplinary MFA in Creative Writing & Media Arts is an exciting studio-research program that combines intensive workshops with literature and craft classes to foster discovery and mastery in creative writing. Their writers choose both a primary and secondary focus from five areas of study: poetry, fiction, nonfiction, playwriting, and screenwriting. Students are supported by award-winning faculty and UMKC’s outstanding resources: five reading series; opportunities to work with New Letters Magazine and New Letters on the Air, workshops with esteemed visiting writers, and various internships with a network of professional partners, including LitHub. Students may enroll full or part time. This 42-credit hour program is designed to promote life-long learning and creative engagement with academic and professional communities and beyond. There are several types of funding available, including $25,000 Durwood Fellowships, Graduate Teaching Assistantships, and Creative Writing Scholarships. Additional information, and a link to the online application, is available at:

http://cas.umkc.edu/english/degree-programs/graduate/mfa/