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Keep our readers posted about Oyez readings, the release of new issues, expansion into new bookstores, calls for submission, etc.

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 We’re seeking original, unpublished work: Literary fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and artwork.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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The New Angst

Today, Oyez Review 41 reader/forthcoming fall intern Brendan Delaney explores common tropes in submissions and how to make one’s polished work stand out. Brendan will have another post here next week; stay tuned. A staggering number of submissions use technology … Continue reading

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