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

When it comes to Creative Non-Fiction we all have issues…

Creative nonfiction is a relatively new genre, so perhaps it shouldn’t be so surprising that many people attempt it without really understanding what they’re attempting. Though essays have a rich history, creative writing as we understand it has moved away … Continue reading

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We’ll never tell you what to write about, but…

As a poetry editor, the sheer amount of poems you read can be very daunting. When you read hundreds of poems, you begin to notice that there are a few topics everyone seems to want to write about. It only … Continue reading

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Chicago native Alexai Galaviz-Budziszewski reads Monday at the Gage Gallery.

Alexai Galaviz-Budziszewski is reading this Monday, March 23 at 5 pm at the Gage Gallery as part of our Spring Reading Series. Mr. Galaviz-Budziszewski is a Chicago born and raised writer. His short stories have been published in many literary … Continue reading

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Oyez 42 Launch Reading! Featuring Donna Vorreyer

Oyez Review’s Issue 42 has arrived! As you can see we’re updating our website, but the new volume is out! Join us for a reading at Quimby’s (1854 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60622) this Friday, March 20, at 7:00 … Continue reading

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Rebecca Curtis Reads on Monday, February 23rd!

The Roosevelt University MFA Program is thrilled to host writer Rebecca Curtis this coming Monday in Room 700 of the Gage Building (18 South Michigan Avenue). The reception starts at 4:30pm, and Rebecca’s reading will start at 5pm. This event … Continue reading

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Bayo Ojikutu Reads Monday, February 2 at the Gage Gallery!

Bayo Ojikutu is reading at the Gage Gallery on February 2 at 5:00 pm as part of the Spring Reading Series. Mr. Ojikutu joins Roosevelt University, teaching a novel writing workshop in Roosevelt’s MFA program this spring, and we’re very … Continue reading

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Spring Reading Series Dates:

Just a quick update as Roosevelt University’s Spring Reading Series dates and readers have been announced. Check out the exciting lineup and stay tuned for upcoming blogs about each reader and details about the events: Bayo Ojikutu, Monday, February 2, … Continue reading

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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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