A listing of campus and community events of interest to MTSU writers.
- Poet's Corner with S T Kimbrough, Jr. Scarritt Bennett Center, Fondern Hall (2nd floor), Nashville. January 24, 7-8 pm. Free and open to the public.
- In Process event: Maidens, a staged reading of a play-in-progress by Kenley Smith, featuring Nashville actor Molly Breen and a cast of MTSU actors. Ingram MT Center, Tuesday, February 12, 4:30-6:30 pm. Free and open to the public, thanks to the Virginia Peck Trust Fund.
- Salon@615 Special Edition with Angie Thomas. War Memorial Building & Legislative Plaza (Nashville), February 12, 6:15 pm. Tickets are $27.50 and include a copy of her new best-selling novel, On the Come Up.
- The Earthling, a new play by MTSU alum Catherine Burford, will be performed as part of the Department of Theatre and Dance's Student Success Series. Feb. 14-17, BDA 101, 7:30 pm.
- Poet's Corner with Nathan Spoon. Scarritt Bennett Center, Fondern Hall (2nd floor), Nashville. February 28, 7-8 pm. Free and open to the public.
- MTSU will host the Southeastern Young Adult (SE-YA) Book Festival March 7-9. Workshops on the 9th, featuring Tracy Barrett, Andrew Maraniss, Mark Oshiro, Allan Wolf, and Kat Zhang, are free and open to the public with advance registration.
- 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.
- 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.
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, 2019.
"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.