FAYETTE, Iowa (March 15, 2013) – Upper Iowa University's Writing Center, with support from the School of Liberal Arts, will host the second annual Midwestern Literary Project, featuring the editing and publishing processes of contemporary literary writing in the Midwest on Monday, March 25.
A panel discussion with the author/editors on submitting work to university-sponsored literary journals will begin at 2:15 p.m. in room 110, Liberal Arts Hall, followed by a reading at 4 p.m. in the Liberal Arts Auditorium. Both sessions are open to the public and questions are encouraged.
Participants in the author/editor panel discussion include: Jeremy Schraffenberger, poet, University of Northern Iowa faculty member and editor at the North American Review, Hugh Ferrer, associate director of the International Writing Program, novelist and editor at the Iowa Review; and Lydia Melby, blogger, free-lance writer, graduate student at Iowa State University, Ames, graduate student and fiction editor at Flyway.
The panel discussion is for any creative writers interested in submitting work to university-sponsored literary journals, while speakers will also discuss their part in supporting a university-sponsored literary journal. The second session will include readings by Schraffenberger, Ferrer and Melby.
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