English Department Events

Upcoming Campus Events

National Day on Writing

On Monday October 20, 2014, we will celebrate the National Day on Writing on campus. Come the the library between 10-2 to hear readings and participate in creative writing exercises, including "Write Your Life Story in Six Words or Less" in the Writing Center!

Spectrum Awards Banquet

As always this spring, we will honor and encourage writers with our annual Spectrum Awards banquet and our 41th Annual Sinclair Writer's Workshop.

The Spectrum Awards banquet includes a buffet dinner and entertainment for invited guests and honors the winners of many Sinclair-sponsored writing contests throughout the year. Enter now!

  • The League for Innovation Student Writing Contest—open to all students. Email Tim Waggoner at tim.waggoner@sinclair.edu for details.
  • The Paul Laurence Dunbar Memorial Poetry Contest—open to all area writers, entry deadline February 1, 2015. Email Chuck Freeland at charles.freeland@sinclair.edu for details.
  • The Sinclair Community College Creative Writing Contest—open to all writers, entry deadline March 1. Email Rebecca Morean at rebecca.morean@sinclair.edu for details.
  • The Spectrum Awards for Excellence in Student Writing—open to SCC English department students, entry deadline March 1. Email Kate Geiselman at kathryn.geiselman@sinclair.edu for details.

Annual Writer's Workshop

Please join us for this week honoring and practicing the craft of writing.
Monday, November, 10, 2014
10 am - 4:00 pm, Building 7 Library

Keynote Address Free and open to the public

Workshop Sessions FREE for Sinclair students, faculty, and staff

Workshop Sessions FREE for seniors

Workshop Sessions $25 for the general public (Make checks/ money orders payable to Sinclair Community College. Pay on the day of the event)

Email Furaha Henry-Jones at furaha.henry-jones@sinclair.edu for more information.

Poem In Your Pocket  -- Poetry Reading

This poetry reading occurs each spring and is held in the Library loggia. Students and faculty are encouraged to read any poetry of their choosing. This is a college-wide and community event. All are welcome to attend. If you are interested in being a part of this fun reading, email Caroline Reynolds at caroline.reynolds@sinclair.edu.