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English Department Calendar

  Event Information
National Undergraduate Literature Conference - Now accepting submissions
Date:  Monday, December 9th, 2013
Time:  All Day
Location:  Submit online to Weber State University (click for details)

For more information or to submit your entries, click here.

Submission Deadline and Approval

  • December 9, 2013: Submissions open.
  • January 17, 2014: Submission deadline if you’d like your work to be considered for Metaphor.
  • January 27, 2014: General submission deadline.

Students will be notified of their approval by February 28, 2013.

Submission Categories


  • American Literature
  • British Literature
  • World Literature

Creative Works

  • Essays
  • Fiction
  • Poetry
  • Creative Works in English or Spanish






Submission Criteria

  • Participants need to have been an undergraduate student during 2012-2013 and have not yet attended graduate school
  • Submission must be original work.
  • Submissions should not exceed 15 pages and presentation of submission cannot exceed 15 minutes.
  • Original poetry submissions have a three poem minimum and five poem maximum, unless submission exceeds 15 minute reading limit.
  • Poetry should be submitted as a single document including all pieces and an overall title or collection name (MLA format not required, but name on page number on every page is required)
  • Filename format must be Last Name_Title or Last Name_Collection (if poetry submission). Failure to use this format may result in submission not being accepted.
  • MLA format required
  • Include the student’s name and page number on every page
Special Criteria for Spanish/Hispanic Submissions
  • Creative submissions can be in Spanish or English.
  • Research submissions can be in Spanish or English.

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