Winter Creativity Showcase: Monday, December 9, 6:00pm in Murray 302

Winter Creativity Showcase

Poetry:
Mason Bolton: collection
Alexa Wybranieac: collection

Fiction:
Michael Harrison: “Sobriquets and the Philistine”
Daniel Al-Daqa: “Dog Tags”
Lindsay DePaul: “What a Tragedy Memory Can Be”

Non-Fiction:
Spencer Balzak: “I Hope They Serve beer in Hickman Hall”
Melanie Chen: “Salted Fish”

Screenwriting:
James Jackson “Home”

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Electronic Literature’s Cutting Edge: A Reading with Stephanie Strickland and Alexandra Chasin

Electronic Literature’s Cutting Edge:
A Reading with Stephanie Strickland and Alexandra Chasin

Mon Nov 25, 2013 4:30pm
Plangere Annex, MU 302

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Stephanie Strickland has published 6 books of print poetry and collaborated on 7 electronic poems, most recently Sea and Spar Between, a poetry generator written with Nick Montfort. Her prize-winning volume from Penguin, V: WaveSon.nets / Losing L’una, will appear in a new edition with accompanying app for mobile devices from SpringGun in 2014. Two of her digital pieces appear online in The Electronic Literature Collection Volume 2 (2011). Her 7th book of poetry,Dragon Logic, was published by Ahsahta in September. http://stephaniestrickland.com

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Alexandra Chasin is the author of an app/novella, Brief; Kissed By, a collection of short fictions; and Selling Out: The Gay and Lesbian Movement Goes to Market. Chasin was a 2012 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellow in Fiction, and currently holds a fellowship at the Leon Levy Center for Biography at CUNY. Director of Writing On It All – a participatory writing project on Governors Island in New York Harbor – Chasin is Associate Professor of Literary Studies at Eugene Lang College, The New School.

Creative Writing Certificate Program Info Sessions

This announcement comes via Susan Miller and Jess Arndt of The Writers House:

There will be two information sessions about the Creative Writing Certificate Program very soon (and a third coming down the pike, time and date TBA.)

Tuesday, Nov. 12 in room 038, from 2:50-4:10 (period 5)
and Monday, Nov. 18 in room 305, from 2:50-4:10.

The Certificate Program is a new program of study available to CW students. It involves a number of course requirements (15 credits total) and a portfolio of completed work from those courses, known as the Independent Project (1 credit.) Students who are already doing a concentration in CW or an Honors Thesis in CW can also do this option; they aren’t mutually exclusive.