At the end of Fall 2021, the Missouri State department of English held its annual Student Literary Competition. Submissions open in October for current undergraduate and graduate students. Students are invited to submit at least one work to any of the four categories; fiction, graphic narrative, creative nonfiction, and poetry. The creative writing faculty chooses finalists … [Read more...] about 2021 Student Literary Competitions
Francine J. Harris, author of play dead, will be reading this Friday at the PSU as part of the Moon City Reading Series. Harris is the winner of the 2017 Lambda Literary and Audre Lorder Awards and a finalist for the 2017 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award. Her first collection, allegiance, was a finalist for the 2013 Kate Tufts Discovery and PEN Open Book Awards. Originally from … [Read more...] about Poet Francine J. Harris reading for Moon City Reading Series
The second event in this year's Moon City Press Reading Series will take place on Friday, Sept. 22 and will feature an accomplished Missouri State alumna, Alexandra Teague. Key details What: Moon City Press Reading Series featuring Alexandra Teague When: 8-10 p.m. Sept. 22 Where: Plaster Student Union Theatre How: Free and open to the public About Alexandra … [Read more...] about Alumna, author returns for Moon City Reading Series
Both English and History secondary education students, literature majors, and poets will love this tour of Missouri authors from the past and present. I sat down with Dr. Cathie English to hear a little bit about her brand new intersession course ENG 565/665: Write Across Missouri. This 3-hour mixed Undergraduate/Graduate course is offered through the Study Away program (Study … [Read more...] about A New Study Away Opportunity for Missouri Author Fans and History Buffs Alike!
The creative writing faculty has chosen seven writers, spanning four genres, to represent the student creative force at the Fall 2016 Student Invitational Reading. Who will read? This semester's readers include the following students: Ana Berkovich, fiction Brandy Clark, poetry Aundrea Davis, memoir Ali Geren, poetry Jessica Hawkins, fiction Amy … [Read more...] about Students chosen for Moon City Press’ fall Student Invitational Reading