The DePaul School of Cinematic Arts’ annual Courier 12 Screenwriting Conference will take place on Saturday September 30th at the Loop Campus. Courier 12 is the Midwest’s premier screenwriting event, presenting a series of panel discussions with the top writing talent and executives in the entertainment industry. All panels take place in the lower level theater of 247 S. State Street (The Daley Building) from 12:00-7:00 P.M. Admission is free and open to the public, but seats are limited.
For more information on the specific events, and to register, visit the event website here.
The Black River Chapbook Competition is a semi-annual prize from Black Lawrence Press for a chapbook of short fiction or poems.
The competition is open to new emerging and established writers. They are accepting chapbooks of poems or short fiction between 16-36 pages in length. Winners will receive $500 and publication.
Entry deadline for the Fall Competition: October 31, 2017
Find out more information and submit your work here.
Sequestrum is holding a contest through October 15th for new writers and poets (anyone yet to publish a book-length manuscript). Their aim is to showcase work by candidates in some of the top creative writing programs. The Sequestrum library contains NEA & Guggenheim Fellows, Pulitzer Prize nominees, and other award-winning poets and novelists; they hope to put some of today’s emerging talents alongside them.
For more information see flyer above, or visit Sequestrum’s website here.
Indiana University’s Jewish Studies Graduate Student Association is hosting its 6th annual conference on February 8-9, 2018 in Bloomington, Indiana.
See the flyer above for more details.