12th Annual Writing by Degrees Graduate Conference
- Writing By Degrees
is seeking creative and academic submissions demonstrating or contemplating the craft of writing.
Conference Dates: September 24¬–26, 2009.
Submission Deadline: August 1, 2009.
Guidelines: 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 winter 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
• hybrid genres
How to Submit:
Please submit abstracts and creative submissions via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Hardcopy submissions may be sent to:
Writing By Degrees
Department of English
PO Box 6000
Binghamton, NY 13902-6000
Upon acceptance of your submission, there will be a $50.00 conference fee.
Questions or comments?
Email us at email@example.com
or visit the conference website WritingByDegrees.binghamton.edu