Self published Mythos World and Elusive Legends: Building Story in Tabletop RPGs.Awards: Degree and Genre: Ph D in Poetry Interests: Vulnerability and the grotesque.For writers who have a journalistic streak, online newsfeeds offer a great outlet.
The Creative Writing Program’s Events Series brings to campus nationally and internationally known writers who give public readings and lectures and meet with students for workshops and Q&A sessions.
Recent visitors have included Lydia Davis, Jim Crace, ZZ Packer, Aleksandar Hemon, Tom Franklin, Hannah Tinti, Stuart Dybek, Edward Hirsch, Heidi Julavits, and Percival Everett.
Those students publish novels and collections of poems and stories, place work in top literary magazines, and win important prizes, fellowships, and contests.
Our faculty includes David Bottoms, Beth Gylys, and Leon Stokesbury in poetry, and John Holman, and Sheri Joseph, and Josh Russell in fiction.
Every member of the Creative Writing Program faculty has published with top commercial, independent, or university presses two or more books that have received significant critical attention, and has received two or more major awards, honors, or fellowships, including the Whiting Writer’s Award, the Poets’ Prize, the Walt Whitman Award, The Grub Street National Book Prize, and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference.
The Georgia State University Creative Writing Program is home to the award-winning Five Points: A Journal of Literature and Art, and the student-edited literary magazine New South.
The author should read the publication to understand what kind of material the editors are accepting.
Some of these online publications offer small remuneration, but the experience and exposure is payment enough. Finding an outlet for one's creativity can be encouraging. The author can choose to showcase work through various venues.
The new writer should visit writers' websites and blogs for inspiration.
A website is easy to build and they are often free. Contests can be found in writing publications and on the web.