Feb 26th, 2012
8:32 pm
February 26th, 2012 | Magazine
Call for Submissions: The Wallace Prize

Do you have any unpublished fiction or creative nonfiction? Would you like to win money and recognition for your work? The Wallace Prize for Fiction and Nonfiction is Yale’s most prestigious independently-awarded writing prize, and submissions are due tomorrow, Monday, Feb. 27, at 4 p.m. Application forms are available in the English Department office or […]

Feb 23rd, 2012
2:22 pm
February 23rd, 2012 | Culture
Louise Glück takes prose to whole new medium

Louise Glück, a former U.S. poet laureate and Yale’s Rosenkranz Writer-in-Residence, may have taken her to a new medium this month: Yelp. Ostensibly writing through a woman named “Krystal G.” on the popular review website, the Bollingen Prize-winner composed an ode to Heather’s Home Cleaning, a cleaning service in Berkeley, California. Glück waxes poetic about […]

Jan 27th, 2012
12:53 pm
January 27th, 2012 | Magazine
Daily Themes comes to the Magazine Blog!

Starting today, we’ll be publishing pieces composed for ENGL 450, “Daily Themes.” Interested in being featured? Submit your theme with its prompt to to be considered for publication. Prompt: “Write a narrative that has the form of a list embedded in it. It might be the story of a particular day, or a series […]

Aug 13th, 2009
11:18 am
August 13th, 2009 | City
The New Haven Register lives!

A rare instance of good news on the newspapers-are-dying front: The parent company of the New Haven Register, the Journal Register Co., has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The Journal Register Co. — a conglomerate of small daily newspapers, of which the Register is the largest, and scores of weekly newspapers — filed for […]

Jun 26th, 2009
8:36 am
June 26th, 2009 | Uncategorized
Bass ’82 launches second Web-only publication

As newspapers across the country continue to go bankrupt, Yale lecturer Paul Bass ’82 just launched a new media outlet for south-central Connecticut. But don’t look for this paper in print: Like the New Haven Independent, which Bass started in 2005, it is only available online. The Online Journalism Project, which is led by Bass, […]

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