A listing of campus and community events of interest to MTSU writers.
- MTSU Write Spring Saturdays Series: Memoirist Dorin Shumacher will lead a master class on March 16. She'll be using her book Gatsby's Child in the class on writing memoir. The class will be free and open to the public. Additional details to come.
- Singer/songwriter Julien Baker will be interviewed by Dr. Jimmie Cain. She will discuss her process, which she learned in part as an English major at MTSU. Tuesday, March 19, 4 pm in the State Farm Room (BAS S102). Free and open to the public.
- National Women's History Month/In Process Event: Sloppy Bonnie, a staged reading of a play-in-progress by Krista Knight, featuring a cast of MTSU actors. Ingram MT Center, Wednesday, March 20, 4:30-6:30 pm. Free and open to the public, thanks to NWHM and the Virginia Peck Trust Fund.
- Daisy Hernandez, author of A Cup of Water Under My Bed: A Memoir, will be the keynote speaker for the Women's and Gender Studies 13th biennial interdisciplinary conference, Creating Global Change: Thursday, March 28, at 4:30 pm in the Student Union Ballroom.
- Musician Carolyn Enger, whose acclaimed Holocaust presentation Mischlinge Exposé integrates music, art, literature, film, and history, will perform live on April 16 at 1 pm in the JUB Tennessee Room. This performance is free to the MTSU community. Sponsored by the MTSU Holocaust Studies Program.
To have your event added to this page, contact Dr. Claudia Barnett.
Calls for Student Writing.
SHIFT: A Publication of MTSU Write is now soliciting submissions for volume 2. This issue our "shift" is to widen the call to writers who might not traditionally be reached, so please feel free to share this far and wide! They will accept submissions through March 31. Click here for guidelines.
Asterism, the undergraduate literary journal of The Ohio State University at Lima, is open to poetry, prose poetry, and spoken word poetry submissions. Deadline April 8.
"Do you want to write about Movies, TV, Anime, Arts, Comics, Games, Literature or other art forms? Do you want to get your foot in the door and enter the big-wide world of the online media and have your work read and shared by millions of readers? We invite you to The Artifice, an online magazine that covers a wide spectrum of art forms." Visit our website for more info.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has posted a useful guide to undergraduate journals in art and literature.