Announcing the DPG 2017 Contest
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Announcing the DPG 2017 Contest

The Drexel Publishing Group Essay Contest is now open! Round 1 opens February 27th, 2017 and closes March 17th. The Final Round opens April 3rd and closes April 28th, 2016. SUBMIT your Entry to: pg@drexel.edu Categories: The Zelda Provenzano Endowed STEM Writing Award Humanities Social Sciences Graduate Student Essay 1. The Zelda Provenzano Endowed STEM Writing Award (Science, Technology, Engineering and … Continue reading

Announcing the Creative Writing Contest 2017!
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Announcing the Creative Writing Contest 2017!

  Creative Writing Contest 2017 (formerly known as Week of Writing Contest) Categories and Prizes | Purpose | Deadline | Submit | Guidelines | Rules | Notes | Contact   Categories and Prizes: There are five categories: Fiction Poetry Creative Nonfiction Humor Op-ed/Persuasion Prizes: For each category: First place winner is awarded $125-value prize and an invitation … Continue reading

Coming to Drexel: Award-Winning Novelist Zadie Smith
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Coming to Drexel: Award-Winning Novelist Zadie Smith

Zadie Smith, award-winning novelist and essayist has been chosen to speak at Drexel’s College of Arts and Sciences Annual Distinguished Lecturer Series on May 5th. Every year the College of Arts and Sciences invites a speaker who is distinguished in their field. Past speakers include: Sir Salmon Rushdie, Arianna Huffington, and David Eagerman. This is … Continue reading

Free Speech on the College Campus: The Smart Set Forum
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Free Speech on the College Campus: The Smart Set Forum

On Tuesday, April 21, the Mandell Theater will be home to “Free Speech on the College Campus: The Smart Set Forum,” an engaging afternoon and evening of conversation about free speech on college campuses. Beginning at 3:30 pm and running into the evening, the event will include guests attorney Laura Beth Nielsen and intellectual Camille Paglia. Drexel’s own … Continue reading

Week of Writing 2016 Schedule is Here
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Week of Writing 2016 Schedule is Here

Overview   Campus Map  Monday   Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday Week of Writing 2016 is underway! Check back for frequent updates! Monday, May 9th   Marathon Reading 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm  |  Location: Drexel Bookstore And Beneath Such Quiet: The Elegy in the Modern World 2:00 pm – 2:50 pm  |  Location: Drexel Bookstore Marathon Reading 3:00 … Continue reading

DPG 2016 Essay Contest
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DPG 2016 Essay Contest

The Drexel Publishing Group Essay Contest is now open! Round 1 opens February 1st, 2016 and closes March 11th. The Final Round opens March 28th and closes April 22nd, 2016. SUBMIT your Entry to: drexelpublishing@gmail.com Categories: The Zelda Provenzano Endowed STEM Writing Award Humanities Social Sciences Graduate Student Essay 1. The Zelda Provenzano Endowed STEM … Continue reading

Poet Monica Youn to give reading at Drexel bookstore
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Poet Monica Youn to give reading at Drexel bookstore

Attention Drexel University Poetry fans: We know you always look forward to live poetry readings, and this Thursday October 15th, Drexel will play host to National Book Award Finalist Monica Youn, who has been featured in the New Yorker, the Paris Review, and the New York Times Magazine. Besides being the author of Barter (Graywolf Press, 2003) … Continue reading

Bookjobs.com to Visit Drexel University
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Bookjobs.com to Visit Drexel University

Have you considered working in the publishing industry? Come to GHall 722 on 10/13 at 12:30 for a presentation by Bookjobs, an initiative of the American Association of Publishers’ Diversity to Recruit and Retain Committee. Bookjobs.com gathers together job and internship listings from over 300 different publishers and matches them to college majors with their … Continue reading

A Reading at the Black Sheep Pub
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A Reading at the Black Sheep Pub

On Monday, October 12th there will be a poetry reading at the Black Sheep Pub by local authors Quyen H. Nghiem, Jasmine Combs, Ernest Gilbert, and Nicole Steinberg! Come on down to 247 S. 17th Street to see these talented authors. Questions? Email pbq@drexel.edu.   So, here’s the recap ~ Where: Black Sheep Pub / 247 S. 17th St. … Continue reading

Anthology book release party is a success!
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Anthology book release party is a success!

From the Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships on Tuesday, June 2, The Writers Room celebrated the release of its first collection called Anthology. Writers included residents of Mantua, West Philly, Powelton Village, students from Dr. Gabrielle Ibieta’s course, ENGL 360 Philadelphia Stories, and other members of the Drexel community. Rachel Wenrick, editor of Anthology, spoke … Continue reading