The 10th Annual Writing By Degrees Conference is seeking creative and academic submissions demonstrating or contemplating the craft of writing.
Conference Dates: September 27-29, 2007
Submission Deadline: August 20, 2007
Jo Ann Beard
All applicants must be currently enrolled as graduate students in order to be eligible. Submissions may fall into one of the categories below:
Creative prose, fiction or creative non-fiction should be of a length to be read within a 20-minute period (roughly 10-12 pages); please submit the entire piece to be read.
Poetry submissions should be 10 pages.
Note: Authors of creative submissions accepted by Writing By Degrees will be invited to submit the works to a special Fall edition of the journal Harpur Palate, although acceptance for publication is not guaranteed.
Please submit a 1-2pp abstract.Possible Academic Submission Topics:
the craft and/or practice of writing
creative writing pedagogy
creative writing versus composition
the avant-garde in poetry or fiction
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