SCAD Alumni Atelier Award The SCAD Alumni Atelier Award is being offered to any SCAD alumni (from an undergraduate or graduate degree program) who has shown exemplary work in their field of study and desires to create in the uniquely inspiring environments that SCAD has. The recipient of the award will be invited to Savannah, […]

Harpur Palate Award: The Harpur Palate Award for creative nonfiction’s deadline for submissions swiftly approaches. The deadline for this award is Nov. 15 and the winner receives $500. There is a $15 entry fee and you are also more than welcome to submit work to their regular fall submissions period, which also ends Nov. 15. […]

How does someone go from graduating with a degree in communication arts—with no connections in the industry—to writing for Atlanta Magazine, the Washington Post, Sports Illustrated (SI) and now CNN? For Thomas Lake, it was perseverance and the willingness to start out working for a small newspaper in Jesup, GA, where he had to “do […]

In celebration of their new book, “Short Flights: Thirty-Two Modern Writers Share Aphorisms of Insight, Inspiration, and Wit,” Professor James Lough and Alex Stein along with contributing writer and poet, Eric Nelson, conversed and answered questions about aphorisms at the SCAD Museum of Art on Nov. 4 at 5:00 PM. Aphorisms, of course, are just short […]

Found Polaroids is a project that attempts to create stories from old pictures. These photographs have been found, but everything about them has been forgotten. They have no family, no story, no history. Writers can submit stories to go along with these found images and should be flash fiction (250-350 words) about what’s happening in […]

Dickinson House is a Belgian residence that offers one to six week stays with full room and board. During a person’s stay, they are able to take short workshops about art and writing. They have recently opened their applications for their 2016 season and have two writing fellowships and one art fellowship available to applicants. They […]

Explo on campus

October 31, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Exploration Summer Programs (Explo) will be visiting campus Nov. 12-13 to visit classes, host a presentation, and interview for their 2016 summer internships. They’re mostly interested in talking to and recruiting Sophomores and Juniors, but also Seniors and Graduate students. They offer a variety of paid internship opportunities for their summer programs that would take […]

AWP is currently accepting applications to work with them as a volunteer during their conference and book fair. For students who have been planning on attending, AWP will provide free conference registration in exchange for about four hours of your time. On the application page, you can pick which day(s) you’re willing to work and […]

Join Professor James Lough in a reading, Q-and-A, and book signing celebrating his newest book, “Short Flights: Thirty Two Modern Writers Share Aphorisms of Insight , Inspiration, and Wit.” This anthology is filled with witty, some humorous, aphorisms from writers spanning many genres. The event will be taking place on Nov. 4 at the SCAD […]

Visiting Poet

October 20, 2015 | Leave a Comment

For all of you interested in poetry, poet Jim Moore will be giving a lecture at the SCAD Museum of Art Theater on Thursday, oct. 22 at 5 PM.  He’ll be discussing his book, Underground; New and Selected Poems. This is a great extra opportunity for writing students who already enjoy poetry or want to learn […]

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