DePaul Profs on WGN Radio, a Writing Contest, and More

Tune into WGN radio tonight to hear two DePaul MAE professors discuss “Great Achievements in the American Novel.” Hugh Ingrasci and June Chung will be guests on Milt Rosenberg’s Extension 720 program, tonight, 10:00 to Midnight, Thursday, March 3rd.  The show is on WGN 720 AM radio.


Literary Laundry is excited to announce its fifth call for submissions. As always, all work submitted to the journal will also be considered for Literary Laundry‘s writing competitions. They are offering the following cash awards: $500 for the best poem, $500 for the best short story, and $250 for the best one-act drama. They are also offering a $100 award to the visual artist selected as the issue’s “featured artist.”

This writing competition is open to writers of all ages. The most recent issue featured work from professors and graduate students, as well as from undergraduates. In addition to the general competition, Literary Laundry is also sponsoring an undergraduate-only competition, offering $250 for the best undergraduate poem and $250 for the best undergraduate short story.

All award-winning work will be published in Literary Launrdy‘s bi-annual online journal and their print retrospect. Submissions are due June 1st, 2012. There is no submission fee. Visit to learn more about the magazine and submit your work.


And finally, you may have noticed that Kenmore Avenue has been closed between Fullerton and Belden. Although current students may have had to deal with parking headaches because of it, DePaul’s Campus Recreation is using it as a reason to celebrate. This Friday, May 4th from 3-6 pm, Campus Recreation will be holding a Block Party at Kenmore and Belden, with free food, music, games, bike wash and tire fill station, and more. Open to students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the greater DePaul community.


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