Want to attend the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Conference in Los Angeles this March? Need a little financial assistance? Apply for departmental funds now! All interested students (graduate or undergraduate) should: -Compose a short (300 words) email stating why you would like to attend AWP this spring. -Send the email to Professor James Lough. […]

Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing Applications for the Wisconsin Institute’s Poetry and Fiction Fellowships for 2016-2017 will close on Feb. 29. Eligible students would be ones graduating from an MFA program in Writing by Aug. 15, 2016 and cannot be enrolled in any other degree granting program of study during their fellowship year. Applicants may […]

The Television Academy 2016 Summer Internship The deadline to submit an application for the Television Academy Summer Internship is March 11, 2016 by 11:59 pm. They provide over 50 industry-wide internships that allow students to work with big name companies such as Nickelodeon, Disney Channel, HBO, ABC, NBC and many more. There are a variety of […]

GOOD NEWS! Two SCAD writing students have been nominated for the AWP Intro Journals Project Award: Tonesa Jones for her short story, “Summer of the Frogs” Anne Royan for her piece of creative nonfiction, “Borrowed Gardens.” The pieces will compete with other nominated work from around the country for $100 honorariums in fiction and creative nonfiction, and for publication in […]

Funding Available!

December 14, 2015 | Leave a Comment

The Savannah writing department is pleased to announce the availability of funds for writing students seeking to submit their best work to literary contests and residencies. How does it work? 1. Submit your best work to a reputable publisher, journal or magazine’s writing contest, grant or residency competition. 2. Pay the contest entry fee (which […]

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 […]

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