Submit Art and Literary Research to Creating Knowledge, The College of Liberal Arts & Social Science’s Annual Student Research Journal


Creating Knowledge is the annual publication of undergraduate scholarship published by the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.  Each home unit in the college has the right to include an example of student written work in the journal.

Creating Knowledge also provides a venue for the best work of our student artists.  Any DePaul undergraduate student who is a major or a minor in any department/program of LAS is eligible to submit their art work for possible inclusion in the journal.  The following timeline is in place.  Please feel free to share this information with your students.

2015 Creating Knowledge Art Submission Schedule:

April                       Call for artwork via the Slideroom application (see below)

May 5th               Submission deadline for student artworks. Please note that this is earlier than the June 30th deadline for   written work from departments and programs.

May 6-15             Jurors select artworks & selected artworks sent to designer for review

May 30                 Deadline for selected student artists to submit high resolution images

June 15                Designer and jurors confirm selected artwork. Notify students that their artworks are selected for the     publication.

Thus a student who wishes to submit their artwork needs to visit this website:

Once there the student should select “Creating Knowledge 2015” and then “Sign Up” or “Log In” to the system, and then enter the requested information. After a short delay the student will receive an email confirmation that their account has been activated and that they may now use the system.  At that point they may log on and enter their submissions.  Students are limited to one (1) submission of up to five (5) images.  Subject matter and medium are open. The deadline for student art submissions is May 5, 2015. 

Please feel free to contact Assistant Professor Adam Schreiber of the Art, Media, and Design Department, at if you have any questions regarding the online submission process.


Student Spotlight: Dana Alsamsam to be Published in Undergraduate Journal Sun & Sandstone!

Happy March, everyone! I don’t know about you but the air seems a little less tense, a bit less biting, now that February is behind us. We hope the sunshine makes as big a difference to you as it does to us!

Today, we have great news and would like to draw your attention to our amazing students. We got word recently that one of our English: Creative Writing majors, Dana Alsamsam, will have two poems published in this year’s Sun & Sandstone, a national and local annual print literary journal for undergraduate students. 70% of the journal features work by students from across the United States, and is published out of Rocky Mountain College in Billings, MT.

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Dana is a second-year student at DePaul majoring in English-Creative Writing and minoring in French. She also works as the Undergraduate Research Assistant to Editor and Professor Richard Jones and Poetry Eastwhere she has been instrumental in indexing the journal’s extensive backlist and helping develop the source library for The Poet’s Almanac app. Congrats, Dana!

*Undergrads! Please send your publication notes and news, as well as any other noteworthy accomplishments, to the Editor, Anastasia Sasewich. We would love to mention it on the blog!

REMINDER: CROOK & FOLLY Final Deadline TONIGHT at 11:59pm!


The final deadline to submit to Crook & Folly, the DePaul student literary & art magazine, is tonight, February 23rd, at 11:59pm!

The magazine, published annually, is an amazing compilation of student work from across the DePaul community and a reflection of the talent our students possess.

Yours truly is this year’s creative nonfiction editor and I can tell you the 2015 edition is one you’ll want to be a part of. SUBMIT your poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, microprose, dramatic text, or artwork to


Subject line should be the GENRE
Your submission should consist of TWO ATTACHMENTS:

1st ATTACHMENT: Your Literary Submission


*your name should not appear on the first attachment

*you may have one submission per genre.

*you may use excerpts from long works, so long as they can stand alone.


>FICTION: 5,000 words or less
>MICROPROSE: 1,000 words or less
>CREATIVE NONFICTION: 5,000 words or less
>POETRY: 1-3 poems up to 3 pages
>DRAMATIC LIT: screenplays or short plays up to 10 pages

2nd ATTACHMENT: Contact Info
>First and Last Name
>Phone number
>Genre and Titles


How to submit:

Submit to


>All files should be submitted as TIFF’s at 300dpi and should be photographed/scanned 8×10 images

>Please INCLUDE in you email:
-Your name
– Title
– Media & Dimensions
– Date created

> Name your files: lastname_title.TIFF

DePaul Students and Recent Alumni Featured in New CCLaP Anthology



Several DePaul students and recent alumni have been selected for Chicago After Dark: A City All-Star Student Anthology, published this fall by the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography (CCLaP). Among the graduate and undergraduate students whose work has been selected are Eric Houghton, Libby Kalmbach, Thom Kudla, Matthew Morley, Aaron Osborne, Lauren T. Silverman and Kendall Steinle.



Student Poetry & Short Fiction: October 2012

Each month The Underground will publish various creative writing pieces by The Underground writers–some of our DePaul English majors!

This month we have published pieces featuring poetry by sophomore, Katie-Rose Brunner and short fiction by freshman, Russell Nye; junior, Leigh Martin; and freshman, Gabbie Zeller.

Use our right menu bar located on our homepage to view their work or use the following links to go directly to their individual pages! Leave a comment or “like” their work:

Sancturary & Introduction, Katie-Rose Brunner
Damp and Cold, Russell Nye
Time Management, Leigh Martin
Torrential Downpour, Gabbie Zeller



Threshold Lit Magazine,


It’s that time again!!

Threshold is accepting submissions for the 2012 issue. The magazine, in its 32nd year, is student-produced and showcases the best original fiction, poetry, dramatic literature and creative non-fiction in the DePaul community. For more information on the submission deadline (February 10) and guidelines, check out Threshold’s page on The Underground