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Quiz & Quills 2014 Hoodlums & Hipsters Open Mic

Fall 2014

Hoodlums & Hipsters Open Mic

Thursday, September 25, 7:30 pm at Bag of Nails Third Floor Ballroom (24 N. State Street)
Bring your original poems, prose, dramatic readings, or songs to perform and enjoy some great (free) food and company. Readings are limited to 10 minutes each; sign up for a spot at the mic when you arrive. 

Fall Chapbook Submission Deadline
Friday, October 17, 5 pm 
Quiz & Quill's fall chapbook is focused on graphic narrative and sequential art. We're also moving the submission process to Submittable, an online management system. See the full guidelines and submit your work on our Submittable page. 

Tribe Fest Undergraduate Conference
Tuesday, November 18, 4-6:00 pm in Towers 110
QQ and Sigma Tau Delta team up to host a celebration of literature, authors, and student writing that excite us most. Watch for calls for proposals so you can share your English major passions with the department (and add a conference presentation to your resume).

Spring 2015

Spring Magazine & Writing Award Submission Deadline
January 30, 2015, 5 pm
Submit your best work for publication in the spring magazine and for consideration for a writing award (in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, dramatic writing, historical fiction, religious poetry, and art). We've moved the submission process to Submittable, an online management system. Get a sneak peek at the full submission guidelines here, or check our Submittable page for the official call for submissions in early November. 

Haiku Death Match
March 13, 2014, time & location TBA
Duel to the metaphorical death in this lively haiku competition … prepare ahead of time by writing at least 20 haiku (in case you go the full distance), and/or write them on the sidelines of the battle. The last poet standing goes home with a bookstore gift card, the illustrious Haiku Death Match Champion sash (which must be returned at next year's competition), and bragging rights for a year. 

Writing Awards Ceremony & Spring Magazine Release
mid-April 2015, time & location TBA
Winners of writing awards are recognized and read from their work; the spring magazine is distributed; everyone gets to eat cake.


2012 Chapbook
2012 Magazine


Tuesdays, 4-5:30 pm
Towers 239

Josh Brandon & Jessica Campbell

Faculty Advisor
Shannon Lakanen


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