Visiting Author: D.A. Miller

Visiting Author D.A. Miller Feb. 19


Applying to Grad School: Info Session

grad school

It’s never too late or too early to start thinking about where you want life to take you after you leave DePaul! Sigma Tau Delta, your English Honors Society, is hosting a talk on applying to graduate programs. Dr. Bill Johnson Gonzalez and James Phelps will be on hand to answer your questions about the MA and PhD program application process.  February 22 in ALH 408 at 4pm.

Chicago Area Undergraduate Research Symposium


The annual Chicago Area Undergraduate Research Symposium (CAURS) will take place at DePaul on Sunday, April 15th, in the Student Center. See https://www.caurs.com/

This annual research Symposium is a partnership between several area universities, primarily DePaul, Northwestern, Loyola, ITT, Roosevelt, and the University of Chicago. The Symposium is for undergraduates primarily in the sciences, social sciences and humanities, but any undergrad may present research they have done here or through an external program.

Registration is open 2/2-3/31 at https://www.caurs.com/

The Breakout 8 Writers Prize


The Breakout 8 Writers Prize (*Deadline: February 15*)

Judged by Alexander Chee, Hannah Tinti, and Tracy O’Neill

The Breakout 8 Writers Prize is a new award for student writers, sponsored by Epiphany Magazine and The Authors Guild.

Eight winners will receive:

  • Publication in the Epiphany Breakout 8 Special Issue
  • A year-long mentorship with Epiphany Editor-in-Chief and 2015 National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 honoree Tracy O’Neill
  • A $250 cash prize
  • A featured interview published on the Epiphany website and in the Authors Guild Bulletin
  • A short manuscript review + more

All students (undergraduate and graduate) enrolled for the Fall 2017–Spring 2018 academic year are eligible to apply, with a submission of either fiction, nonfiction, or poetry.

SUBMIT HERE. Deadline: February 15th. 

Indiana Review Poetry Prize

2018 poetry prize 1

The Indiana Review accepts original work from both established and emerging writers, so long as the work is previously unpublished. The winner will receive $1,000 and publication in Indiana Review. The deadline is March 31st, 2018 at 11:59pm EST. The entry fee is $20 and includes a year-long subscription to the magazine. Entrants who submit before February 15th will receive 50% off the entry fee. Submitters can access the online submission form on our website (www.indianareview.org/contests). All entries are considered anonymously for publication.

Call for Submissions: Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal (CLUJ)


The Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal (CLUJ) at the University of California, Berkeley, showcases the best undergraduate research in comparative literature and media from universities all over the world. They are currently accepting submissions for the Spring 2018 issue. Submissions in any language are welcome. They invite research papers from all those working in, around, or critically engaging with literary topics in a comparative nature. Possible topics include but are not limited to:

  • Papers comparing at least two authors or texts
  • Interdisciplinary research engaging multiple disciplines within the humanities
  • Research engaging with literary theory and schools of criticism

For more information and full submission guidelines, please visit the submissions page. Authors whose papers are selected for publication will receive free copies of the issue in which they are published.

Submissions for the Spring 2018 issue will be accepted until February 15th, 11:59 p.m., Pacific Time.