Magazine | 8:32 pm | February 26, 2012 | By Eliana Dockterman, Molly Hensley-Clancy, and Nicole Levy

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Do you have any unpublished fiction or creative nonfiction?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 »

Culture | 2:22 pm | February 23, 2012 | By Tapley Stephenson

Louise Glück takes prose to whole new medium

Louise Glück — poet laureate, Rosenkranz Writer-in-Residence, author of The Next Great American Yelp Post?

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 »

Magazine | 12:53 pm | January 27, 2012 | By Shira Telushkin

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 »

City | 11:18 am | August 13, 2009 | By Yale Daily News

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 »

Uncategorized | 8:36 am | June 26, 2009 | By Harrison Korn

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, »