CFP: Creative Writing Conference (grad) (8/20/07; 9/27/07-9/29/07)

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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

Keynote Speakers:
Chimamanda Adichie
Vijay Seshadri

All applicants must be currently enrolled as graduate students in order to
be eligible. Submissions may fall into one of the categories below:

Creative Submissions:
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.

Academic Submissions:
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

Hardcopy submissions may be sent to:
Writing By Degrees
Department of English
Binghamton University
PO Box 6000
Binghamton, NY 13902-6000

Please Note:
Writing by Degrees no longer accepts e-submissions. Please include your
email address with your submission for correspondence. Hardcopy
submissions will only be returned upon request, and only if accompanied by
a self-addressed envelope with sufficient postage.
Upon acceptance of your submission, there will be a $50.00 conference fee.
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