A Writing Series Event – Don’t Miss It!

Books that Cook



A great literary event featuring three of our esteemed English professors! Come with an appetite!

Join us THURSDAY FEBRUARY 5th at 6:30pm in the Forum Theater (Campion Student Center) for a reading to satisfy all appetites: BOOKS THAT COOK: The Making of a Literary Meal, featuring readings from SJU’s own Dr. Melissa Goldthwaite, Dr. April Lindner, and Tenaya Darlington. Our SJU cast will be joined by Howard Dinin and Dr. Goldthwaite’s co-editor, Jennifer Cognard-Black. The event is free and open to the public, and copies of the book will be available for purchase. See you there!

Originally posted on Facebook by Dr. Paul Patterson.

The Oklahoma Review Calls for Submissions

OK Review





The Oklahoma Review, an online journal published by the Department of English and Foreign Languages at Cameron University will be accepting submissions in fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry until March 15. Submissions may be sent via email to okreview@cameron.edu.





Here are the guidelines for submission:

All works must be submitted electronically to okreview@cameron.edu. Files should be sent as email attachments in either .doc or .rtf format. If an attachment is impossible, writers may submit their work in the body of their email messages, noting specific format criteria when necessary. When sending multiple submissions (e.g. five poems), please include all the work in a single file. Indicate in the file name: your name and the title(s) in the following format (Author–Title of Piece). If you have any questions, please email Dr. Bayard Godsave at bgodsave@cameron.edu.

Authors should provide a cover paragraph with a short biography in the body of their email. Simultaneous submissions are acceptable. Please indicate in your cover letter if your work is under consideration elsewhere. If your work is accepted by another publication, please let us know immediately.

Reading dates for the Spring issue will be January 1 to March 15.

We will neither consider nor return any submissions turned in via hard copy. Writers may submit the following:

  • One piece of fiction, not surpassing thirty (30) total pages
  • One piece of nonfiction, not surpassing thirty (30) total pages
  • As many as five (5) pieces of poetry or translation



The Writing Series Presents a Screening & Discussion of Hamlet

A Screening of Michael Almereyda’s Hamlet at Forum Theatre




When: Thursday, January 29th, 6:00 pm

Where: Forum Theatre, Campion

What: As part of the Writing Series Events going on this spring, the SJU Medieval, Renaissance and Reformation Studies Department is sponsoring a screening of Michael Almereyda’s Hamlet (2000, starring Ethan Hawke) with a discussion led by Villanova’s Dr. Alice Dailey.

 It should be a fascinating evening!