Listen to Ellis Jones discuss her climb to the top of one of the world’s most successful publications: VICE magazine. In addition to hearing her story, you will also have the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of the editorial world and how to rise above the competition. Born and raised in Atlanta, Jones […]

Writing Contest

September 26, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Columbia Journal writing contest Columbia: A Journal For Literature and Art is accepting submissions for their writing contest. Submissions can be fiction, nonfiction, or poetry and a winner from each genre will win a $500 prize. The winning entries will also be published in Issue 54 of the journal which will be released this spring. […]


September 25, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Tahoma Literary Review is now open for submissions Tahoma Literary Review is now accepting submissions of poetry, short stories, flash fiction, nonfiction, and flash nonfiction for their journal. They offer professional payment for accepted works which is about $100 to $300 for fiction, $50 to $300 for nonfiction, and $25 to $50 for poetry and […]

This Friday, Sept. 25, is the first annual Writing Department Soirée! It’s an excellent opportunity to get to know your fellow classmates and faculty. There will be refreshments, a short reading, special announcements, and more. The event will take place at the Gutstein Gallery and starts at 5:15 pm. We hope to see you there!

DOCUMENT is looking for fiction and nonfiction pieces to publish in their 7th Volume. Submitted work will also be considered for nomination to the Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) Intro Journals Project. The winners will be submitted in the following literary journals: Hayden’s Ferry Review, Mid-American Review, Colorado Review, Puerto del Sol, Iron […]

Saints and Sinners LGBT Literary Festival’s 2016 Fiction Contest is now open for submissions until Oct. 1. The Grand Prize consists of $500, complementary registration to Saints and Sinners 2016, a VIP pass to the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival, publication in New Fiction from the Festival, and an invitation to read at the book […]

We’re busy working on the Ivy Hall Writers Series for 2015-2016. While we’re getting everything finalized, here are a few of our favorite memories from 2014-2015.

M.F.A. student Dana Hortman taught two sections of Writing for New Media at SCAD Atlanta’s Summer Seminars. Dana’s students had a great time learning how to create interactive games and stories using Twine. Dana will continue working with high school students this fall when her internship with the Marble Collection begins. SCAD Atlanta professor Jamie […]

M.F.A. alum Nikki Igbo has been writing regularly for Radiant Health Magazine and recently interviewed Orange is the New Black star Uzo Aduba. Nikki is also going to be one of the writers featured at the 2015 Letters Festival. Other authors will include Amelia Gray, Khadijah Queen, Dorthea Laskey, and Laura Theobald. The Letters Festival includes […]

Nick Offerman, of Parks and Recreation fame, will read from his second book on July 9th at SCADShow. Offerman’s first book, Paddle Your Own Canoe, was a NYT’s best seller, and his second book, Gumption: Relighting the Torch of Freedom with America’s Gutsiest Troublemakers, has received many positive reviews. Our friends at Paste conclude: “[Offerman] […]

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