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About Oyez Review

Oyez Review is the literary magazine of Roosevelt University's MFA Program in Creative Writing. We publish high-quality fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and art from all over the nation and the world!

Tim Kinsella Reading Tuesday, November 18 at the Gage Gallery.

Tim Kinsella is all over the Internet. When doing research for our blog, I found myself engrossed with articles and interviews written about him from Spin, The Chicagoist, Chicago Magazine, The A.V. Club, Bookslut and many many more—so I can’t … Continue reading

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Get to know Lori Rader-Day for the reading Tuesday!

Lori Rader-Day is reading this Tuesday, November 4 at 5 pm at the Gage Gallery. Ms. Rader-Day is a Roosevelt University MFA graduate, so we are particularly excited about her success and reading. Here a few facts to help you … Continue reading

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Lori Rader-Day reads next in the Reading Series on November 4 at the Gage Gallery. Stay tuned for more information about the Roosevelt MFA alum!

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Valeria Luiselli reading on Wednesday, October 15.

Valeria Luiselli is reading at the Gage Gallery on October 15 at 5:00 pm in collaboration with MAKE Literary Productions’ Lit & Luz Festival. We’re excited to welcome Ms. Luiselli, so here are a few facts to get to know … Continue reading

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Five Facts about Salvador Plascencia

Salvador Plascencia is reading at the Gage Gallery on Monday, September 29 at 5:00 pm, and we’re very excited, so we’ve compiled a quick fact sheet to help you get to know Mr. Plascencia a little bit better: Five Facts … Continue reading

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Don’t forget, you still have 6 days to submit your work for Oyez Review 42! Hurry!

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Roosevelt’s Reading Series for Fall is announced!

The seasons are changing, and one of our favorite things about Fall is the kick-off of the Roosevelt Reading Series! Each year the MFA program brings in writers that we feel are making a difference in the literary world. The … Continue reading

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Submissions Now Open!

Readers and Writers: Submissions are now open for Vol. 42 of Oyez Review, which will be published early in 2015. We’re seeking original, unpublished work: Literary fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and artwork. Our Submittable page is here. Our complete submission … Continue reading

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The Beauty of the Byline

Our humble little blog rolls along… Today, Oyez Review reader/editor Phyllis Lodge offers notes about bylines and publishing. You recently completed a piece of creative nonfiction, poetry, fiction, or artwork that you’d love to showcase. You do some online research … Continue reading

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Terrible Cover Letters: A List of Do’s and Don’ts

You may glance at this title and think “C’mon, really? With writing, editing, reading, submitting, and so on, what’s the big deal about a cover letter?” Brendan Delaney is back to provide some sound advice. Cover letters matter. Seriously, take … Continue reading

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